Released Date
February 25, 2002
Distributor
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$75,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$78,122,718 + $37,252,197 = $115,374,915
66

Mel Gibson

as Lieutenant Colonel/Colonel Hal

77

Sam Elliott

as Sergeant Major Basil L. Plumle

45

Keri Russell

as Barbara Geoghegan

58

Greg Kinnear

as Major Bruce P. Crandall

42

Chris Klein

as s 2nd Lieutenant Jack Geoghega

63

Madeleine Stowe

as Julia Moore

51

Barry Pepper

as Joe Galloway

About We Were Soldiers

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

About

This film tells the story of the first major battle involving American troops in the Vietnam War. 

Trivia

It is based on the 1992 book We Were Soldiers Once... And Young, written by war veteran Harold G. Moore and war journalist Joseph L. Galloway.