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We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers

400 U.S paratroopers. 4,000 Vietnamese soldiers. 12,000 miles away from home. 1 man led them into battle.
Mar 01, 2002 2h 18m
7.1
1503 votes

Synopsis

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

Title We Were Soldiers
Companies Wheelhouse Entertainment, Icon Entertainment International, Motion Picture Production GmbH & Co. Erste KG
Countries Germany, United States of America
Keywords vietnam veteran, based on novel or book, hero, missile, vietnam war, army, major, based on a true story, steel helmet, soldier, explosion, battle, bayonet, death, military, vietnamese, 1960s
Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson

Lt. Col. Hal Moore
Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear

Maj. Bruce 'Snake' Crandall
Sam Elliott

Sam Elliott

Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley
Chris Klein

Chris Klein

2nd Lt. Jack Geoghegan
Keri Russell

Keri Russell

Barbara Geoghegan
Barry Pepper

Barry Pepper

Joe Galloway
Clark Gregg

Clark Gregg

Capt. Tom Metsker
Marc Blucas

Marc Blucas

2nd Lt. Henry Herrick
Jsu Garcia

Jsu Garcia

Capt. Tony Nadal
Robert Bagnell

Robert Bagnell

1st Lt. Charlie Hastings
Blake Heron

Blake Heron

Sp4 Galen Bungum
Josh Daugherty

Josh Daugherty

Sp4 Robert Ouellette
Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm

Capt. Matt Dillon
Dylan Walsh

Dylan Walsh

Capt. Robert Edwards
Erik MacArthur

Erik MacArthur

Sp4 Russell Adams
Mark McCracken

Mark McCracken

Capt. Ed 'Too Tall' Freeman
Đơn Dương

Đơn Dương

Lt. Col. Nguyen Huu An
Ryan Hurst

Ryan Hurst

Sgt. Ernie Savage
Brian Tee

Brian Tee

Pfc. Jimmy Nakayama
Sloane Momsen

Sloane Momsen

Cecile Moore
Bellamy Young

Bellamy Young

Catherine Metsker
Simbi Khali

Simbi Khali

Alma Givens
Jim Grimshaw

Jim Grimshaw

Maj. Gen. Henry Kinnard
Forry Smith

Forry Smith

Sfc. Carl Palmer
Steven Nelson

Steven Nelson

Sp5 Charlie 'Doc' Lose
Vincent Angell

Vincent Angell

Capt. Robert 'Doc' Carrera
Michael Tomlinson

Michael Tomlinson

Col. Tim Brown
Keith Szarabajka

Keith Szarabajka

Diplomatic Spook
Tim Abell

Tim Abell

Army Intelligence Officer
Patrick St. Esprit

Patrick St. Esprit

General in Hallway
Mike White

Mike White

Sfc. Bob White, Mortar Sergeant
Dan Beene

Dan Beene

Cab Driver
Taylor Momsen

Taylor Momsen

Daughter Julie Moore
Luke Benward

Luke Benward

David Moore
Joseph Hieu

Joseph Hieu

NVA Officer
Stephen Zapotoczny

Stephen Zapotoczny

Edwards' Radio Operator
Ben Allison

Ben Allison

Lt. Cochran (uncredited)
Brian Carpenter

Brian Carpenter

Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara (uncredited)
George Cheung

George Cheung

NVA Officer (uncredited)
Brendan Ford

Brendan Ford

Jump Coordinator (uncredited)
Justin Gordon

Justin Gordon

French Officer (uncredited)
Shannon M. Hart

Shannon M. Hart

Army Wife (uncredited)
Will Klipstine

Will Klipstine

Private Davey (uncredited)
Danny Le Boyer

Danny Le Boyer

Sergeant (uncredited)
Matt Mangum

Matt Mangum

Pvt. Soprano (uncredited)
Johnny Trí Nguyễn

Johnny Trí Nguyễn

Young NVA Lieutenant (uncredited)
Randy Oglesby

Randy Oglesby

Lt. Col. List (uncredited)
Jonathan Parks Jordan

Jonathan Parks Jordan

White Private (uncredited)
John Paul Rice

John Paul Rice

Pvt. John Henry (uncredited)