War Collection - 8 Film Collection
MPN: 123 EAN: 5039036042222
Item number LXFPL
War Collection - 8 Film CollectionPlatoon (1986) tells the story of a young innocent 19-year-old soldier, Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen), who is thrown headfirst into the bloody Vietnam conflict.Not able to make progress against the enemy,the soldiers are forced to turn their anger and guns on each other.
The Thin Red Line (1998) US soldiers land on the island of Guadalcanal hoping to capture it from the Japanese,the troops are faced by both the enemy and struggles within their own camp.
Behind Enemy Lines (2001) is inspired by Scott O'Grady, the US fighter pilot who was shot down over Bosnia in 1995 and managed to find his way back to base without being captured.
Courage Under Fire (1996),Lieutenant Colonel Nat Serling (Denzel Washington) is assigned to investigate the death of Captain Karen Walden (Meg Ryan).
Rescue Dawn (2006) tells the true story of downed Vietnam pilot Dieter Dengler.The film follows Dengler (Christian Bale) as he fulfils his lifelong dream by making his way to the United States and joining the Air Force.
Enemy at the Gates (2001) is set in Stalingrad in 1942.Political Officer Danilov (Joseph Fiennes) sees young army recruit Vassili Zaitsev (Jude Law) in action and realises that he is just what the Russian people need to inspire them in their fight against the German army.
Tigerland (2002) set in Louisiana in 1971.When new recruit Jim Paxton (Matthew Davis) arrives at Fort Polk for basic training he makes friends with the rebellious Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell),a soldier who is doing everything he can to get himself thrown out of the army.
Windtalkers (2002),Ben Yahzee (Adam Beach) is a Navajo Indian who signs up for the US marines to work as a radio operator for coded transmissions.Sent into action, Yahzee is given battle-weary sergeant Joe Enders (Cage) as a bodyguard,but remains unaware that Enders has been ordered to kill him should he fall into enemy hands.