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Semper Fi (2001)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Action  |  1 April 2001 (USA)
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Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cliff Truckee
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Steve Russell
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Keith Maddox
Alex Burns ...
Alex Kosegin
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Sharon Exler
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Douglas Cepeda
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Maria Velez
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Cliff's father
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Garza
Sandra Quarterman ...
SSgt. Hovis
Joseph Latimore
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Female Series Commander
Kathryn Lewis ...
Drill Instructor
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Gunnery Sgt. Brinkloff
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Sgt. Fante
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Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in love and decides to do the same. Paris Island is physically tough, but it is troubles that are brought from home that endanger some recruits success, in an extreme case even a life. Team bonding is changing Cliff, but so can a broken heart. Written by KGF Vissers

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1 April 2001 (USA)  »

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A kiképzőbázis hősei  »

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Originally set to air in Fall 2000 on NBC with a commitment to a 13-episode series. NBC passed on the project, but took the $5 million dollar, two hour pilot, and decided to air it as a TV Movie instead. See more »

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Semper Fi Wooo Waaa! Great Movie!
2 April 2001 | by (Frankfort Illinois) – See all my reviews

This movie was so good that I cried! The characters in this movie you care and sweat every tear and determinaton that they are up against. Scott Bairstow as (Cliff Truckee) is a silver spooned mouth feed loner that is spoiled by his father and just keeps goig to be a marine. The real breakout stars are Bianca Kajlich as (Sharron Exler) who I just think is a great actress! Also Vicellous Reon Shanno as (Keith Maddox) is a great character actor who shines in this fresh new marine based story! I felt for every marine in this film! The film is just a treasure of joy and heartache and you will not be disappointed. Its a great start me up program that marines go through everday. Michael W. Watkins directs a great cast and supporting role by Keith David and Terry O'Quinn. Its a keeper and I hope it wins some awards because I just feel in love with this great film! PLEASE put this movie on DVD and Video. I will be the 1st one on the line to buy!Out of 4 stars I give it 4+. A great movie in a whole!


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