Plot – In 1971 Vietnam war is ongoing and many young American guys keep on dying in the east territories while many others are arriving. In Fort Polk, a training camp in Louisiana, the A Company is about to finish the training. Jim is an aspiring writer and always takes notes at hand, Miter hopes to demonstrate he's a real man, Cantwell is resigned to his destiny, Wilson cannot wait to fight, Bozz would like to leave the army and organizes protests. When they are sent to Tigerland, a training area like the jungle, they simulate a real battle with the enemy and some of them use blanks, but others shoot with real bullets.
All actors – Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry, Shea Whigham, Russell Richardson, Nick Searcy, Afemo Omilami, James MacDonald, Keith Ewell, Matt Gerald, Stephen Fulton, Tyler Cravens, Michael Edmiston, Arian Ash, Haven Gaston, Michael Shannon, Roger Floyd, Ronnie Schafer, Frances Taylor, Matt White, Christy McKee, James Lessick Jr., Daniel Martin, Marc Macaulay, Cole Hauser, Nubia, Jack Newman, Neil Brown Jr., Tory Kittles, Rhynell Brumfield, Chris Huvane, Shamari Lewis, Dane Northcutt, Gerald Jackson Jr., Karolyn Arnold, Jonathan Hill, Jeff Hephner, Drew Gardner, Dennis T. Benatar, , Susan Brooks, Kurt Gant, Anghus Houvouras, Shawn LeNoble, Michael McGruther, Robert M. Perez, Rachelle Short, Garnet Tiptonshow all
“Tigerland” Quotes 17 quotes
“The fellas say that if you don't wanna go to Nam, you better pray to Jesus or talk to Roland Bozz.”
“- Private: Sergeant, you got any advice on how to stay alive in Vietnam?
- Sergeant Cota: Yes, I do, Private. Don't go.”
“- Staff Sgt. Thomas: Any questions?
- Bozz: I got a question, Sergeant. If I'm dead, how come I can ask you a question?”
“My father said the army makes all men one, but you never know which one. He didn't know Roland Bozz.”
“Courage is when you're the only guy who knows how shit-scared you really are.”
“- Bozz: If I told you there was a bunch of people around here who could get us to Mexico, away from the war, would you go?
- Paxton: No... no I wouldn't. I enlisted, so there is a place for me... and if I don't go, somebody is gonna take that place. And if they die, they're dying for me.”
“Just because you wear those sergeant's stripes it doesn't mean you ain't gonna die.”
“Each one of us is a little bit of everything, and everything is shit.”
“Private Wilson! Private fucking Wilson! Private Wilson, look at me, goddammit. Look at me! You will place your weapon on safe, you will raise your weapon above your fucking head or I will blow your fucking brains out!”
“Let's not become friends, Jim. You could be dead tomorrow and I'd miss you too much.”