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Garrison (2008)

R | | Drama | 21 January 2008 (USA)
A military mystery, Garrison revolves around an A.W.O.L soldier who is being searched for by his fellow troops. Garrison was inspired by the Fort Bragg killings of 2002.

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Kerry Valderrama
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kerry Valderrama ... SGT. Daniel McManus
James Jay Barnes James Jay Barnes ... SSG. Nathan Cross (as James Barnes)
Elizabeth Ingalls Elizabeth Ingalls ... Andrea McManus
Rick Carrillo Rick Carrillo ... PFC. Robert Sanchez
Angelica Brooke Allen Angelica Brooke Allen ... Stephanie McManus (as Angelica Allen)
Andrew Hardaway Andrew Hardaway ... Anthony Graves (as Andrew Rush)
Erik Collins Erik Collins ... SGT. Lucas Cain
Jason Cox Jason Cox ... SSG. Xavier 'Machine' Rivera
Brent Boller Brent Boller ... SFC. Charles Mace
Patrick Cardenas Patrick Cardenas ... SPC. Miguel Garcia
Christopher L Dean Christopher L Dean ... SPC. Jedadiah Leech (as Chris L. Dean)
John D. Montoya John D. Montoya ... PVT. Javier Martinez (as John Montoya)
Chris Manley Chris Manley ... PVT. Alfred Weaver
Chris Hines Chris Hines ... PVT. David Licbonhem
Shelley Calene-Black ... Karen Taylor
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In the military, Garrison is the collective term for the body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base. A military mystery, Garrison revolves around an A.W.O.L soldier who is being searched for by his fellow troops. Garrison was inspired by the Fort Bragg killings of 2002. Written by Kerry Valderrama

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »

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Somebody shoot me too
3 August 2009 | by supernick-3See all my reviews

I've read prior comments concerning the character development, the musical score, and more good reasons to kill time with this movie.

I heartily disagree.

The music is good, but it's sometimes overwhelming and unnecessarily hard. The characters, apart from the investigating sergeant, are cardboard characters, deprived of intelligence. I found it really hard to care about any of them, and I was continuously hoping that they would all end up in freakish accidents. Even the newbies deserved to get it up the rear end. I especially consider here the staff sergeant who goes AWOL. This guy is giving orders, and he's a total basket case. If this is an accurate description of the American army, then by God, the world is in peril. The pace of the movie is slow, to say the least, the dialogues are simple (suitable for a redneck military audience), and did I mention that the characters are despicable?

I suffered through the movie, and wish all the people who think this is good and realistic all the best. I fear a society where this is your standard drama, and I advise military leaders to also select their officers based on a psychological profile, and not only on the badass crazy percentage.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bond of Honor See more »

Filming Locations:

San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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