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Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

A medal for honor. A search for justice. A battle for truth.
Jul 04, 1996 1h 56m
6.5
653 votes

Synopsis

A US Army officer, who made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up, has been reassigned to a desk job. He is tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor. At first all seems in order. But then he begins to notice inconsistencies between the testimonies of the witnesses...

Title Courage Under Fire
Companies Davis Entertainment, Fox 2000 Pictures, Joseph M. Singer Entertainment
Countries United States of America
Keywords war veteran, gulf war, pilot, us army, praise, politics, battlefield, rescue mission, dead soldier, tank, medal, behind enemy lines, military, army life
Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan

Captain Karen Emma Walden
Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips

Staff Sergeant John Monfriez
Michael Moriarty

Michael Moriarty

Brigadier General Hershberg
Diane Baker

Diane Baker

Louise Boylar
Seth Gilliam

Seth Gilliam

Stephen Altameyer
Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor

Meredith Serling
Korey Coleman

Korey Coleman

Radio operator
Ken Jenkins

Ken Jenkins

Joel Walden
Kathleen Widdoes

Kathleen Widdoes

Geraldine Walden
Robert Brent Lappin

Robert Brent Lappin

Tank Commander (uncredited)
Jack Watkins

Jack Watkins

Coffee Sergeant