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The War at Home ()


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Haunted by his experiences in the Vietnam War, a young man returns home and has trouble adjusting back to civilian life, his family and his stern father.

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Jeremy Collier
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Maurine Collier
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Bob Collier
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Karen Collier (as Kimberly Williams)
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Donald
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Prof. Tracey
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Melissa
Marcus H. Nelson ...
Pvt. Poe
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Lieutenant
Jena Kraus ...
Coffee House Singer
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Bus Station Clerk
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Marjoree (as Penny Allen)
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David
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Brenda
Tuan Tran ...
Viet Cong
Paloma Estevez ...
Little Girl
Efrain Briones Jr. ...
Jeremy's Squad
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Jeremy's Squad
Harvey L. Cyphers ...
Jeremy's Squad
Christopher Dahlberg ...
Jeremy's Squad
Chris Drewy ...
Jeremy's Squad
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Jeremy's Squad
Anthony D-Wayne Kitchen ...
Jeremy's Squad
Enoch Lawrence ...
Jeremy's Squad
Joe Lowry ...
Jeremy's Squad
Le'Roy Nellis II ...
Jeremy's Squad
Lee Andrew Pachicano ...
Jeremy's Squad
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Jeremy's Squad
Yogi Rise ...
Jeremy's Squad
Octavio O. Sanchez ...
Jeremy's Squad
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Jeremy's Squad
William Carvell Townsel ...
Jeremy's Squad
Paul A. Watkins ...
Jeremy's Squad
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College Student (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Damian Tamburro ...
Hippy (uncredited)
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College Student (uncredited)

Directed by

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Emilio Estevez

Written by

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James Duff ... (play "Homefront")
 
James Duff ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Jonathan Brandstein ... co-producer
James Duff ... producer
Emilio Estevez ... producer
Tracie Graham-Rice ... executive producer
Jeff Ivers ... associate producer (as Jeffrey D. Ivers)
Brad Krevoy ... producer
Mickey McDermott ... co-producer
Chad Oman ... co-executive producer
Peter Richards ... associate producer
Steven Stabler ... producer

Music by

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Basil Poledouris

Cinematography by

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Peter Levy ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Craig Bassett

Editorial Department

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Charise E. Angone ... assistant editor
Joe Garcia ... post-production coordinator
Gloria Kaiser ... color timer
Jessica Landaw ... first assistant editor
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein ... negative cutter

Casting By

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Judy Taylor

Production Design by

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Eve Cauley

Set Decoration by

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Jeanette Scott

Costume Design by

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Grania Preston

Makeup Department

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Catherine Conrad ... assistant makeup artist
Lynn Del Kail ... hair stylist
Jackie Dobbie ... makeup department head
J.M. Logan ... key special makeup effects
Kelly Nelson ... assistant hair stylist

Production Management

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M. Cevin Cathell ... production supervisor
P. Todd Coe ... post-production supervisor
Tracie Graham-Rice ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Martha M. Elcan ... first assistant director
Chemen Ochoa ... second second assistant director
Margie Sperling ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Michael Bayer ... set dresser
Mark Lambert Bristol ... storyboard artist
Vicki Dempsey ... props assistant
Natalie Denning ... set dresser/painter
Patricia Dillon ... set dresser
Monica Fedrick ... graphic designer
Stanford Gilbert ... property master
David Hack ... leadman
Randy Huke ... buyer
Andy McCauley ... carpenter
Richard M. Moore ... carpenter
King Orba ... first assistant props (as Mark Wallace)
Darren Patnode ... set dresser
Adele Plauche ... set designer
E. Colleen Saro ... on-set dresser
Kerri Smeltzer ... art department assistant/clearances
Mark S. Turner ... construction coordinator

Sound Department

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Rick Alexander ... re-recording mixer
Mike Boudry ... adr recordist (as Michael Boudry)
Rick Canelli ... adr recordist
Misty Conn ... boom operator
Fred Judkins ... supervising sound editor
Doc Kane ... adr recordist
Steve Kohler ... sound
Jennifer Murphy ... sound mixer
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr recordist (as Tom O'Connell)
Joan Rowe ... foley artist
Sean Rowe ... foley artist
Scott Streetman ... sound production assistant
F. Scott Taylor ... sound editor
Todd Toon ... supervising sound editor
Mark A. Tracy ... assistant sound editor (as Mark Tracy)
Scott Weber ... foley mixer
Allen Hurd ... sound recordist (uncredited)

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John C. Carlucci ... special effects technician
Lou Carlucci ... special effects coordinator
Vincent Montefusco ... special effects: 2nd unit-pyro
James Ochoa ... special effects (as James Allen Ochoa)
Scott Prescott ... special effects
G. Bruno Stempel ... special effects
Keith Suzuki ... special effects
Rick Thompson ... special effects

Stunts

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Mark Chavarria ... stunts
Mark Kay ... stunts
Bernie Pock ... stunt coordinator / stunts
David Sanders ... stunts (as David 'Stutter' Sanders)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jeff Andrus ... best boy
Roger Basquette ... video assist operator
Scott Conn ... electrician
Sean Devine ... dolly grip
Samuel Buddy Fries ... camera operator: "b" camera
Kory Funk ... electrician (as Kory V. Funk)
Tom R. Gibbs ... rigging electrician (as Tom Gibbs)
Bill Greenberg ... best boy electric
Curtis Herbert ... dolly grip
Blake Hill ... electrician / set lighting
Tom Kalbfleisch ... grip
Paul Kloss ... electrician
Craig Kohtala ... key grip
James 'Buz' Maloy ... grip
Raul Mello ... electrician
P.K. Munson ... second assistant camera
Peter K. Munson ... second assistant camera
Richard Nance ... grip
Denise Nelson ... grip
Steve Ness ... grip
Van Redin ... still photographer
Matt Richardson ... grip
Peter D. Roome ... additional first assistant camera
Wally Rowell ... electrician
Steve Sawhill ... grip
Gregory W. Smith ... camera operator: "a" camera / steadicam operator
Jerry Solomon ... chief lighting technician
Rusty Steubing ... grip
Glenn 'Bubba' Steward ... dolly grip
Jorge Sánchez ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
John Johns ... video playback operator (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Dara A. Gray ... extras casting (as Dara Gray)
Barbara Harris ... voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Fran Murphy ... set costumer
Ken Weber ... key costumer

Location Management

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Scott Caton ... assistant location manager
Ken Lewin ... location manager

Music Department

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Marcus Barone ... music supervisor: MPCA
Andy Bass ... music recordist
Bradley C. Bolen ... piano instructor: cast
Tim Boyle ... score mixer
Eric Colvin ... music programmer: synthesizers
Sandy DeCrescent ... orchestra contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Steve Forman ... musician: specialty percussion
Robert Garrett ... music editor
Marc Gebauer ... scoring crew
David Marquette ... scoring crew
Greig McRitchie ... orchestrator
Basil Poledouris ... conductor / music producer
Curtis Roush ... music scoring consultant
Jay Selvester ... scoring crew
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation (uncredited)
Happy Walters ... music supervisor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Chris Basso ... production van driver operator
Ronald D. Chambers ... transportation captain (as Ron Chambers)
Cecil D. Evans ... transportation coordinator (as Cecil Evans)
Greg Faucett ... driver
Lonnie Nelson ... transportation co-captain
Walter H. Norris ... transportation production assistant

Other crew

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Diana Adams ... accountant (as Diana Olsen)
Hondo Aguilar ... set production assistant
David Michael Barrett ... writers assistant
Eric Colvin ... synthesizer programmer
Karen Dinitz ... production assistant
Greg Dorchak ... stand-in for martin sheen
Stanford Gilbert ... weapons armorer
Gail Hunter ... script supervisor
Vicki V. Johnson ... key set medic
Joanna L. Rees Jones ... production company liaison
Lisa Kasteler ... publicist
Kevin Phinney ... unit publicist
Clint Sawin ... production secretary
Joshua J. Smith ... production assistant
Margie Sperling ... second assistant director
Robert Zimiga ... production assistant
Julie Adams ... dialect coach (uncredited)

Thanks

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Janet Sheen ... very special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Jeremy Collier is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with the war experiences that haunt him. He is also at odds with his family, who cannot begin to understand what he has been through. Jeremy's battles with his family finally spiral out of control on Thanksgiving Day, when a bitter secret is revealed. Written by Azure_Girl

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Taglines There Is A Secret About To Explode. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Heimatfront (Germany)
  • Guerra en casa (Spain)
  • Conflitti di famiglia (Italy)
  • Oikogeneiako metopo (Greece)
  • Οικογενειακό μέτωπο (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 123 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $15,040, 24 Nov 1996

Did You Know?

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Trivia Emilio Estevez appeared in Disney's D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996) for free in exchange for the studio providing this film's $3 million budget. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Hollywood Vietnam (2005). See more »
Soundtracks Find the Cost of Freedom See more »
Quotes Melissa: They were scary, your letters.
Jeremy Collier: They were scary cus I was scared.
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