“Courage Under Fire” quotes(1996)
Plot – In January 1991, during the Gulf War in Iran, Colonel Serling kills several men by mistake, then he's assigned to work in a Washington office. General Hershberg seeks to minimize the consequences of Serling's tragic mistake and entrusts him a new task, that is to assess Captain Karen Walden's application, who's about to receive the gold medal for heroism and she would be the first woman to receive the award. The Department considers it appropriate, but Serling finds many contradictions about her past and refuses to hand over the final report. The Colonel is threatened by his superior and he's obliged to seek the truth about Karen. With great difficulty, Sterling discovers the truth but the medal is finally assigned.
All actors – Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty, Matt Damon, Bronson Pinchot, Seth Gilliam, Regina Taylor, Zeljko Ivanek, Scott Glenn, Tim Guinee, Tim Ransomshow all
“Courage Under Fire” Quotes 7 quotes
“I'm an officer, and therefore, by proclamation, a gentleman, but don't abuse that, son. Don't get in my crosshairs, because I'll have no compunction whatsoever about getting up to my neck in yo' ass. Do you understand me?”
“- Nat Serling: Did you want to become a medic?
- Monfriez: Wanted to hump a nurse once, does that count?”
“You see that man? You and he are brothers! He depends on you! You depend on him! You never leave a man behind!”
“I gave birth to a nine-pound baby, asshole. I think I can handle it.”
“Few of us are given the opportunity, even fewer the courage to sacrifice ourselves for the lives of our comrades. In daily life, even as in battle each one of us is mysteriously and irrevocably bound to our fellow man. And yet, it is only in death that the power of this bond is finally tested and proven. And who among us really knows how he...” (continue)(continue reading)