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Tears of the Sun (2003)  link to Tears of the Sun on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1333

poster Tears of the Sun

IMDb Rating:
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6.6/10 (107424 votes)

Country: USA, 121 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Drama, War

Director(s): Antoine Fuqua

Video Codec: Unknown

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugees. When the democratic government of Nigeria collapses and the country is taken over by a ruthless military dictator, Waters, a fiercely loyal and hardened veteran is dispatched on a routine mission to retrieve a Doctors Without Borders physician, Dr. Lena Kendricks. Dr. Kendricks, an American citizen by marriage, is tending to the victims of the ongoing civil war at a Catholic mission in a remote village. When Waters arrives, however, Dr. Kendricks refuses to leave unless he promises to help deliver the villagers to political asylum at the nearby border. If they are left behind, they will be at the mercy of the enormous rebel army. Waters is under strict orders from his commanding officer ...



photo Bruce Willis Bruce Willis Lieutenant A.K. Waters
photo Monica Bellucci Monica Bellucci Dr. Lena Fiore Kendricks
photo Cole Hauser Cole Hauser James 'Red' Atkins
photo Eamonn Walker Eamonn Walker Ellis 'Zee' Pettigrew
photo Johnny Messner Johnny Messner Kelly Lake

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1