Purple Heart

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"The True Horror of War...is What We Do to Ourselves"
  • NR
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 5.1  (161)

Purple Heart is a 2005 drama war film that revolves around the story of three United States Marines, LCPL Guerrero, LCPL Miller, and Sergeant Jackson, who served in Iraq. The movie is a tribute to the men and women who served in the Iraq War and documents their experiences in the battlefield, as well as their personal lives. LCPL Guerrero, LCPL Miller, and Sergeant Jackson are three Marines who have been deployed to Iraq. They are involved in the intense and violent battles of the Iraq War, which tests their limits and put their lives at risk. The film portrays their bond, their sacrifice, and their fight for survival as they face the harsh realities of war.

William Sadler plays Sergeant Jackson, who is both a father figure and a mentor to the two young Marines. He passes on his knowledge and experience to the two young Marines and keeps them on track when things start to go wrong. Sergeant Jackson is a tough but thoughtful leader who is always looking out for the welfare of his men.

LCPL Guerrero, played by Demetrius Navarro, is the youngest of the three Marines. He is still adjusting to the rigors of military life and is learning to follow orders. LCPL Miller, played by Cory Knauf, is a more experienced Marine who is always trying to improve his skills and abilities. Both LCPL Guerrero and LCPL Miller are close friends and are looking out for each other in the battlefield.

Mel Harris plays LCPL Miller's mother, who is worried sick about her son's safety. She is a supportive and caring mother who is always praying for her son's safety. She is a constant reminder of the sacrifices that soldiers make and the impact that their service has on their loved ones.

The movie portrays the struggles of the three Marines as they come to terms with the brutal realities of war. They are constantly exposed to danger and are forced to make life and death decisions that have a profound impact on their lives. The movie also highlights the emotional toll that war takes on soldiers, as they witness the violence and destruction firsthand.

One of the most notable aspects of the movie is its realism. The filmmakers have done an excellent job of recreating the intensity and chaos of the battlefield. The movie does not shy away from showing the gruesome aspects of war and the toll it takes on the soldiers involved. The movie accurately portrays the challenges that soldiers face in combat, as well as the camaraderie and brotherhood that develops between them.

Overall, Purple Heart is a moving and realistic portrayal of the Iraq War and the sacrifices made by U.S. soldiers. The movie showcases the strength and resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity and the importance of camaraderie and brotherhood during times of war. It is a tribute to the men and women who have served their country, and a reminder of the impact that their service has on their lives and the lives of their loved ones.

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    1 hr 31 min
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    5.1  (161)