A Soldier's Story 1984 | Movie Watchlist

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

TV Guide Rating:(2 ratings)

Your Rating:Rate this Movie:

Featured Trailer

Video ClipsSee all »

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…)

Watch See all »

Wed Feb 17 10:40am
A Soldier's Story ENCRe

A black soldier is murdered on a racially divided military base in 1940s Louisiana. An officer is brought in to investigate and discovers that anyone on the base, regardless of skin color, had a reasonable motive to kill the detestable soldier.

I’ll Watch123 Watching

Cast & Details See all »

  • 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »