An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.

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  1. Charles Leavitt

    Screenplay, Story

  2. C. Gaby Mitchell


  3. Edward Zwick


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  1. Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    Danny Archer

  2. Djimon Hounsou

    Djimon Hounsou

    Solomon Vandy

  3. Jennifer Connelly

    Jennifer Connelly

    Maddy Bowen

  4. Kagiso Kuypers

    Kagiso Kuypers

    Dia Vandy

  5. Arnold Vosloo

    Arnold Vosloo

    Colonel Coetzee

  6. Antony Coleman

    Antony Coleman

    Cordell Brown

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 23m

Budget $100,000,000.00

Revenue $170,877,916.00

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Release Information

  • December 7, 2006
    R, Theatrical



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