MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,002 this week

In Pursuit of Honor (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Western  |  18 March 1995 (USA)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 768 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 1 critic

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 »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 91 titles
created 12 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1650 titles
created 28 Jun 2012
 
a list of 96 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 39 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: In Pursuit of Honor (TV Movie 1995)

In Pursuit of Honor (TV Movie 1995) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of In Pursuit of Honor.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cease Fire (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. ... See full summary »

Director: David Nutter
Stars: Don Johnson, Lisa Blount, Robert F. Lyons
El Diablo (TV Movie 1990)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When the notorious outlaw El Diablo kidnaps a schoolgirl, her teacher, an Easterner named Billy Ray, decides to rescue her. Incompetent to track her alone, Billy Ray enlists the aid of an ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Markle
Stars: Anthony Edwards, Louis Gossett Jr., John Glover
Dead Bang (1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy ... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer
Stars: Don Johnson, Penelope Ann Miller, William Forsythe
Sub Down (Video 1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Gregg Champion
Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Gabrielle Anwar, Tom Conti
The Grave (1996)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two prisoners escape with the help of their jailer to search for a treasure that is supposedly buried with a dead millionaire.

Director: Jonas Pate
Stars: Craig Sheffer, Gabrielle Anwar, Josh Charles
Beach Movie (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Link is torn between the two loves of his life: surfing, and his girlfriend Sunny. He's also got to deal with an angry landlady who's threatening to evict him if he doesn't start paying his... See full summary »

Director: John Quinn
Stars: Alex DeBoe, Gabrielle Anwar, Douglas Spain
Heart of the Storm (TV Movie 2004)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A family in the midst of a break-up is held hostage by escaped convicts during a hurricane.

Director: Charles Wilkinson
Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Melissa Gilbert, Brian Wimmer
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A romantic comedy about a young man who pretends to be gay in order to rent an apartment with his dream girl. His plan backfires when she keeps trying to set him up with her male friends.

Director: David Snedeker
Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Alison Eastwood, James Le Gros
Kimberly (1999)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Four young men fall in love with the same woman and struggle to keep their pact with each other not to woo her.

Director: Frederic Golchan
Stars: Veronica Alicino, Gabrielle Anwar, Willow Anwar
9/Tenths (2006)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A wealthy couple battles a poor laborer over the rights to a small ranch house, but events take a shocking turn after an enormous terrorist attack cuts the three off from civilization.

Director: Bob Degus
Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Henry Ian Cusick, Dave Baez
I Married Wyatt Earp (TV Movie 1983)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Based on the memoirs of Josephine Marcus Earp, a young opera singer from San Francisco, this docudrama tells the story of how she became the wife of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy
Stars: Marie Osmond, Bruce Boxleitner, John Bennett Perry
Without Malice (TV Movie 2000)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A weekend hunting trip takes a deadly turn when a man is murdered.

Director: Rob W. King
Stars: Jennifer Beals, Craig Sheffer, Corey Haim
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Lt. Marshall Buxton
...
Jessica Stuart
...
Col. John Hardesty
...
...
Sgt. Thomas Mulcahey
...
Sgt. James Shattuck
...
Sgt. Sean Quinlain
...
Col. Owen Stuart
Terence Crawford ...
Maj. Timothy Forrest
Peter Curtin ...
Sgt. Ernest Gruber
Brian McDermott ...
Justin Monjo ...
Capt. Geoffrey Overton
Christopher Dibb ...
Evan Buckley
Nick Holland ...
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Sergeant
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for depiction of violence against animals | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blutiger Befehl  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A film about courage, compassion, and with a fulfulling delivery.
26 December 2001 | by (RI, USA) – See all my reviews

The film opens onto a flashback of one of the darker moments of history -- the destruction of WWI veteran camps outside the White House during the Depression. This sets the stage for how a few veteran calvarymen have a stronger sense of personal morale than their fellow men.

Then the present, with an adept young man whose father left a longlasting impression to many men he comes into contact with in a southwestern military base. It's a calvary stronghold, with around 500 horses and a fraction of that in men.

But the seeming low-action utopia ends when a Colonel retires and is replaced by a more ruthless replacement who carries out orders of Gen. MacArthur -- to disband the calvary's traditions [discontinuing sabers] and destroy the spare mounts in a brutal method that reminded me of the WWII concentration camp scenes of horror where Nazis would shoot Jews and bury them in mass graves on top of one another.

The start of this movie is a fast set-up for the rest of the film and does not leave much room for intermission. It's a long journey they undergo, and isn't without the harsh reality of the peril that the renegades face in their decision to rescue the horses.

I was attracted initially because of its history-base, which I'm interested in, and I've learned while being entertained at the same time of what happened within our own borders that might not have attracted everyone's eye, but was brutally savage all the same.

In conclusion, this made-for-TV movie scored an 8 with me and if any of this movie's main elements fascinate you it should be on your agenda to see.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what happened next dbwrbw
Discuss In Pursuit of Honor (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?