Hayes Hodges finds his career aspirations dashed when he's wounded in Vietnam combat. He then returns to America and becomes a disillusioned lawyer who goes up against the service to defend Colonel Terry Childers, who is accused of inciting an incident that leaves many demonstrators dead. Hodges in no position to decline: Childers heroically saved his life back in Vietnam.
Samuel L. Jackson....Col. Terry L. Childers
Guy Pearce....Maj. Mark Biggs
Ben Kingsley....Ambassador Mourain
Bruce Greenwood....National Security Advisor Bill Sokal
Anne Archer....Mrs. Mourain
Blair Underwood....Capt. Lee
Philip Baker Hall....Gen. H. Lawrence Hodges
Dale Dye....Gen. Perry
Mark Feuerstein....Tom Chandler
Richard McGonagle....Judge Col. E. Warner
Baoan Coleman....Col. Binh Le Cao
Nicky Katt....Hayes Hodges III
Ryan Hurst....Capt. Hustings
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