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A Soldier's Story

Gripping, thanks to spotless direction and Rollins's inspired work, but nothing new to relay. Charles Fuller's powerful play (a Pulitzer Prize-winner, based on Melville's Billy Budd) was adapted by Fuller himself for the screen, and the power of the stage… (more)

Released: 1984

Rating: PG

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A Soldier's Story - Official Trailer
01:23 — Tensions flare in this gripping film about a murder on a black army base near the end of World War II. Captain Davenport (Howard E. Rollins, Jr.), a p (more…)
(Movie Ciip) Crazy Kind of Hate
Captain Davenport (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) questions Wilkie (Art Evans) leading into a flashback sequence exposing the character of Sergeant Waters (Ad (more…)
(Movie Clip) PFC Melvin Peterson
Captain Davenport (Howard E. Rollins Jr.) deposes Private Peterson (Denzel Washington) who recalls a baseball game starring CJ (Larry Riley) in Norman (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Gripping, thanks to spotless direction and Rollins's inspired work, but nothing new to relay. Charles Fuller's powerful play (a Pulitzer Prize-winner, based on Melville's Billy Budd) was adapted by Fuller himself for the screen, and the power of the stage… (more)

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