A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese. Led by his father (a retired Marine Colonel) and supported by a rich businessman whose son is also a POW, the group engages in a dangerous and violent adventure trying to rescue the POWs and at the same time re-direct their lives. Written by
"C'mon... we're going home."
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Did You Know?
The movie's "Uncommon Valor" title refers to an inscription on the Marine Corps War Memorial monument in Washington D,C., also known as The Iwo Jima Memorial. It states: "Where uncommon valor was a common virtue". This statement is a tribute by Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
to the fighting men on Iwo Jima. The memorial bears two inscriptions, the other being,"In honor and memory of the men of the United States Marine Corps who have given their lives to their country since 10 November 1775". See more
When Kevin Scott and Mr. Jiang are lying on the hilltop, overlooking the prison camp, they have a verbal exchange as to whether the choppers are actually coming. The camera shifts back-and forth several times between Scott and Jiang. During the course of this dialogue, however, Jiang is - without
ever changing his position - shown alternately holding a recoilless rifle, or a rocket-propelled-grenade launcher. See more
Red wine and uppers... that's why we call him Sailor. He used to take a lot of red wine and uppers, and just sail away.
How come he wears that goddamned grenade around his neck?
Sailor always said, that if life got too shitty, he'd just pull the pin and see what's next.
Brothers in the Night
Written by Ray Kennedy
, Kevin Dukes
& David Ritz
Performed by Ray Kennedy See more