The Guardian

Find out where to watch on


A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice

  1. Ron L. Brinkerhoff


  2. Andrew Davis


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Costner

    Kevin Costner

    Ben Randall

  2. Ashton Kutcher

    Ashton Kutcher

    Jake Fischer

  3. Sela Ward

    Sela Ward

    Helen Randall

  4. Melissa Sagemiller

    Melissa Sagemiller

    Emily Thomas

  5. Omari Hardwick

    Omari Hardwick

    Carl Billings

  6. Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown

    Capt. William Hadley

Full Cast & Crew

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 19m

Budget $70,000,000.00

Revenue $55,011,732.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 28, 2006
    PG-13, Theatrical



Community Data

Top Contributors

Content Score


Lookin' Good!

Popularity Trend


We don't have any reviews for The Guardian.


By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.