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In Pursuit of Honor (1995)

PG-13 | | Drama, Western | TV Movie 18 March 1995
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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Christopher Dibb ...
Evan Buckley
Nick Holland ...
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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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18 March 1995 (USA)  »

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The names of the Sergeants are the same names used in _Fort Apache (1948)_ except they are spelled differently. See more »

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At the point where Gabrielle Anwar is about to open the car door to take her father, General Stuart (Rod Steiger),home from the Army, she turns to say goodbye to Craig Sheffer's character and says, "Stay out of the brig, Lt. Buxton." It is Naval/USMC forces who go to the brig, not Army. 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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This is a great movie that touched me!
13 March 2004 | by (Taipei, Taiwan) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie accidentally on 2/22/2004 from Cinemax. Then the story of this cavalry movie really touched me. I wondered very much how the cavalry soldiers felt when they were to be replaced with mechanized units. It must be a very difficult time for them. Because I didn't remember the title of this movie after I saw it, I had tried very hard to find out more history behind this movie. For example, I found one thesis titled¡§GREASY AUTOMATONS AND THE HORSEY SET : THE U.S. CAVALRY AND MECHANIZATION, 1928-1940", written by VINCENT J. TEDESCO III for his Master Degree at THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE GRADUATE SCHOOL, COLLEGE OF THE LIBERAL ARTS in May 1995. I tried to study if this movie story was real. Eventually I searched IMDb today and got some information about this movie. I feel very happy that IMDb provides such useful data of all movies. I would appreciate very much if people can tell me any more true history of those characters in this movie.


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