Courage Under Fire (1996) - Trailer
Genres: Thriller, Drama, Action, Mystery, War
Cast: Matt Damon, Larry King, Tim Guinee, Michael Moriarty, Sean Astin, Sean Patrick Thomas, Denzel Washington, Scott Glenn, Lou Diamond Phillips, Zeljko Ivanek, Jim Morse, Diane Baker, Tim Ransom, James LaMarr, Pete Janssen, Bronson Pinchot, Rory J. Aylward, Meg Ryan, Michael Mills, Robert Brent Lappin, Korey Coleman, Ken Jenkins, Saddam Hussein, Reed Frerichs, George Bush, Jimmy Ray Pickens, Kyle Mickaelian, Kathleen Widdoes, Michael Dolan, Jack Watkins
Director(s): Edward Zwick
Trailer: Courage Under Fire (1996)
A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander"s worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
When Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) is asked to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman (Meg Ryan) to recieve a medal honor, he finds himself plunged into an apparent cover-up surrounding the actions that led to her death. As he struggles to uncover the truth, he also finds himself forced to confront his own tormenting demons . via TheMoviePark
Synopsis:The pilot of a rescue copter, Captain Karen Walden, died shortly before her helicopter crew was rescued after it crashed in Desert Storm. It first appears that she made a spectacular rescue of a downed helicopter crew, then held her own crew together to fight off the Iraqis after her copter crashed. Lt. Colonel Serling, who is struggling with his own demons from Desert Storm, is assigned to investigate her worthiness for the Medal of Honor. But some conflicting accounts, from her crew and soldiers in the area, cause him to question whether she deserves it.