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In Pursuit of Honor (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Western  |  18 March 1995 (USA)
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A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the ... See full summary »

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Lt. Marshall Buxton
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Jessica Stuart
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Col. John Hardesty
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Capt. Geoffrey Overton
Christopher Dibb ...
Evan Buckley
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A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the horses. Written by Rob Hartill

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As soldiers they were taught to fight for honor. As men they were willing to die for it.

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Drama | Western

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Rated PG-13 for depiction of violence against animals | See all certifications »
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The names of the Sergeants were often used by John Ford in his films. See more »

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On the campaign ("Smokey the Bear") hat, US Army officers did not wear the large US Coat of Arms insignia that was worn on the visored garrison cap. The black and gold acorn cord was sufficient indication that the wearer was an officer. See more »

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Sgt. Thomas Mulcahey: Indians riding Cavalry mounts? My grandaddy'd never forgive me!
Sgt. James Shattuck: Well, when you get to hell... don't tell him.
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24 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Besides being an enjoyment for anyone who likes horses, this movie also covers shameful incidents from out nation's history. It identifies several issues that warrant further investigation by anyone interested in U.S. history. These include the rise of General McArthur, the treatment of returning W.W. I Veterans,the difficulty of changing the way war is fought.(an issue today)and the influence of the press.. All of this might shed some light on how decisions are made today by men in power. Excellent acting by some actors who are sometimes not praised enough for their craft. Personally, I would accept more movies of this genre.


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