Plot – Tom Hardy, an army soldier turned into a narcotics agent, is dragged into the complicated and mysterious disappearance of Sgt. Nathan West and of his Special Forces students. During a military exercise carried out in the forests of Panama, a hurricane kills nearly everybody and Hardy finds only two survivors, Dunbar and Kendall, seriously injured. Neither of them want now to collaborate with Captain Julia Osborne, the military police Fort Clayton's head. It's up to Hardy to solve everything.
All actors – John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Daly, Giovanni Ribisi, Brian Van Holt, Taye Diggs, Dash Mihok, Cristián de la Fuente, Roselyn Sanchez, Harry Connick Jr., Georgia Haussermanshow all
“Basic” Quotes 10 quotes
“All we got to do is tell the story right.”
“What is your weapon... your weapon, man, your weapon? What keeps you alive and makes the other guy die? What is your weapon? It's your brain Mr Pike, your noggin your noodle, your smarts, your gray matter, your poise under fire, your wits, when all about you are losing theirs. I think you came to this party unarmed Mr Pike.”
“I wasn't looking at your ass. Maybe a little bit, but it was strictly in a professional way.”
“- Dunbar: You think you know everything? You haven't even scratched the surface.
- Hardy: I know enough to know that you've got two choices. You can either sign a confession and spend the rest of your life in a cell. Or you can tell us to fuck off, and you'll be hanged.”
“- West: I hail from Biloxi, Mississippi where vanilla mother fuckers like that used to hang us from trees by our necks on a whim. Now, does that sound like the kind of fucking place you want to god damn grow up?
- Pike: Sargent. No, Sargent.
- West: Are you saying something negative about the great state of Mississippi?”
“If you lose enough in life what you are is a loser.”