Courage Under Fire

A shrewd, complex film about war's proverbial first casualty. During the Gulf War, Lt. Col. Nat Serling (Denzel Washington) -- a career officer who prizes honor above all virtues -- mistakenly ordered an attack on one of his own tanks. Instead of censure, he got a medal from a military establishment hell-bent on keeping its snafus under wraps. Assigned...read more

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Courage Under Fire - Official Trailer
02:03 — An officer, assigned to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman to earn the Medal of Honor, discovers a cover-up involving the events surro (more…)
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02:29 — Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) was involved in a friendly fire incident. He was a tank commander who, in the confusion of a (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A shrewd, complex film about war's proverbial first casualty. During the Gulf War, Lt. Col. Nat Serling (Denzel Washington) -- a career officer who prizes honor above all virtues -- mistakenly ordered an attack on one of his own tanks. Instead of censure,… (more)

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