Overview

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.

  1. Jim Webb

    Story

  2. William Friedkin

    Director

  3. Stephen Gaghan

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tommy Lee Jones

    Tommy Lee Jones

    Col. Hayes Lawrence "Hodge" Hodges II

  2. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Col. Terry L. Childers

  3. Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

    Maj. Mark Biggs

  4. Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley

    Ambassador Mourain

  5. Bruce Greenwood

    Bruce Greenwood

    National Security Advisor Bill Sokal

Full Cast & Crew

Rules of Engagement
Rules of Engagement

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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 7, 2000
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 8m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $71,000,000.00

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