The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

  1. Randall Wallace

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Joseph L. Galloway


  3. Harold G. Moore


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson

    Lt. Col. Hal Moore

  2. Greg Kinnear

    Greg Kinnear

    Maj. Bruce 'Snake' Crandall

  3. Madeleine Stowe

    Madeleine Stowe

    Julie Moore

  4. Sam Elliott

    Sam Elliott

    Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley

  5. Chris Klein

    Chris Klein

    2nd Lt. Jack Geoghegan

Full Cast & Crew

We Were Soldiers
We Were Soldiers



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 25, 2002


  • March 1, 2002


    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 18m

Budget $75,000,000.00

Revenue $114,660,784.00

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