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We Were Soldiers (25-Feb-2002)

Director: Randall Wallace

Writer: Randall Wallace

Based on a book: We Were Soldiers Once... and Young by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

Music by: Nick Glennie-Smith

Producers: Bruce Davey; Stephen McEveety; Randall Wallace

Keywords: Drama, Vietnam War

A battalion of 400 American soldiers is dropped in the midst of 4000 North Vietnamese. The story is taken from the biography of Lt. Col. Hal Morris. Though there is some Hollywood embellishment, surprisingly realistic telling. Notably the enemy here are portrayed as people, unusual among Vietnam War films.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Luke Benward
12-May-1995   How to Eat Fried Worms
Marc Blucas
11-Jan-1972   Riley Finn on Buffy
Sam Elliott
9-Aug-1944   Rush, The Hulk
Mel Gibson
3-Jan-1956   Mad Max
Clark Gregg
2-Apr-1962   The New Adventures of Old Christine
Jon Hamm
10-Mar-1971   Don Draper on Mad Men
Desmond Harrington
19-Oct-1976   Ghost Ship
Ryan Hurst
19-Jun-1976   Remember the Titans
Simbi Khali
28-Apr-1971   Nina Campbell on 3rd Rock from the Sun
Greg Kinnear
17-Jun-1963   Talk Soup
Chris Klein
14-Mar-1979   "Oz" Ostreicher in American Pie
Taylor Momsen
26-Jul-1993   Gossip Girl
Barry Pepper
4-Apr-1970   The Green Mile
Daniel Roebuck
4-Mar-1963   Cliff Lewis on Matlock
Keri Russell
23-Mar-1976   Felicity
Madeleine Stowe
18-Aug-1958   The General's Daughter
Dylan Walsh
17-Nov-1963   Dr. Sean McNamara on Nip/Tuck
Devon Werkheiser
8-Mar-1991   Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Bellamy Young
19-Feb-1970   Mellie Grant on Scandal


Mel Gibson   ...   Lt. Col. Hal Moore
Madeleine Stowe   ...   Julie Moore
Greg Kinnear   ...   Maj. Bruce Crandall
Sam Elliott   ...   Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley
Chris Klein   ...   2nd Lt. Jack Geoghegan
Keri Russell   ...   Barbara Geoghegan
Barry Pepper   ...   Joe Galloway
Don Duong   ...   Lt. Col. Nguyen Huu An
Ryan Hurst   ...   Sgt. Ernie Savage
Robert Bagnell   ...   1st Lt. Charlie Hastings
Marc Blucas   ...   2nd Lt. Henry Herrick
Josh Daugherty   ...   Spec. 4 Bob Ouellette
Jsu Garcia   ...   Capt. Tony Nadal
Clark Gregg   ...   Capt. Tom Metsker
Desmond Harrington   ...   Spec. 4 Bill Beck
Blake Heron   ...   Spec. 4 Galen Bungum
Erik MacArthur   ...   Spec. 4 Russell Adams
Dylan Walsh   ...   Capt. Bob Edwards
Jon Hamm   ...   Capt. Matt Dillon
Mark McCracken   ...   Capt. Ed "Too Tall" Freeman
Edwin Morrow   ...   Pfc. Willie Godboldt
Brian Tee   ...   Pfc. Jimmy Nakayama
Sloane Momsen   ...   Cecile Moore
Bellamy Young   ...   Catherine Metsker
Simbi Khali   ...   Alma Givens
Jim Grimshaw   ...   Maj. Gen. Henry Kinnard
Forry Smith   ...   Plt. Sgt. Carl Palmer
Steven Nelson   ...   Spec. 5 Charlie "Doc" Lose
Vincent Angell   ...   Capt. Robert "Doc" Carrera
Michael Tomlinson   ...   Col. Tim Brown
Keith Szarabajka   ...   Diplomatic Spook
Tim Abell   ...   Army Intelligence Officer
Patrick St. Esprit   ...   General in Hallway
Michael John White   ...   Mortar Sergeant
Daniel Roebuck   ...   Medevac Commanding Officer
Maia Lien   ...   Army Wife
Danny Beene   ...   Cab Driver
Taylor Momsen   ...   Daughter Julie Moore
Josh McLaurin   ...   Greg Moore
Devon Werkheiser   ...   Steve Moore
Luke Benward   ...   David Moore
Billinjer C. Tran   ...   Viet Minh Sergeant
Vien Hong   ...   Mr. Nik
Joseph Tran   ...   NVA Prisoner
Joseph Hieu   ...   NVA Officer
Lam Nguyen   ...   NVA Soldier with Bayonet
ZoŽ Bui   ...   NVA Wife
Andrew Wallace   ...   French Bugler
Nicholas Hosking   ...   French Captain
Michael Giordani   ...   French Lieutenant
Shep Koster   ...   Reporter
Kate Lombardi   ...   Reporter
Ingrid Semler   ...   Reporter
Jason Powell   ...   Sgt. Robert Stokes
Doug C. Cook   ...   Capt. Ray Lefebvre
Sean Thomas Bunch   ...   Trooper on Fire
F. Lee Reynolds   ...   Huey Flight Crew
Stephen Zapotoczny   ...   Edwards' Radio Operator
Frank Kostenko, Jr.   ...   Foxhole Trooper


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