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Tom Hardy, an ex-Army Ranger turned DEA agent, is drawn into an ever-widening mystery surrounding the disappearance of the feared and often hated Sgt. Nathan West, as well as several of his elite Special Forces trainees on what appears, at first, to have been a routine training exercise during a hurricane in the jungles of Panama. Only two survivors are found, Dunbar, and a badly wounded Kendall, the son of a high-profile Joint Chiefs of Staff official. Neither is willing to cooperate with Capt. Julia Osborne's investigation. So base commander Col. Bill Styles calls in ex-Ranger Hardy, an old friend and a persuasive interrogator. Osborne disapproves of Hardy who is on leave from the D.E.A. after having come under suspicion of accepting bribes from local drug traffickers. She is also uneasy when she learns that Hardy once trained under West and hates him almost as passionately as his current recruits. With time running out, Hardy and Osborne call a temporary, if uneasy, truce. Hardy ...

Director: John McTiernan
Writer: James Vanderbilt
Production: Phoenix Pictures, InterMedia Film Equities Ltd.
Year: 2003
MetaScore: 34/100
ImdbRating: 6.5
BoxOffice: $26,793,311
Released: 28 Mar 2003
Awards: 3 nominations.

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Osborne - Connie Nielsen
Styles - Tim Daly
Kendall - Giovanni Ribisi
Pike - Taye Diggs
Mueller - Dash Mihok
Nurse #2 - Dena Johnston
Helicopter Pilot - Nick Loren
Helicopter Pilot - Cliff Fleming
CID Officer - Steven Maye
G.I. on the Tarmac - Jonathan Rau
Jeep Driver - Tait Ruppert