Rules of Engagement quotes

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Hayes Hodges finds his career aspirations dashed when he's wounded in Vietnam. He returns to America and becomes a disillusioned lawyer who goes up against the Service to defend Colonel Terry Childers, who is accused of inciting an incident that leaves many demonstrators dead. Hodges is in no position to decline: Childers saved his life in Vietnam.

Director: William Friedkin
Writer: Jim Webb (story), Stephen Gaghan (screenplay)
Production: Paramount Pictures, Roe Productions KG, Seven Arts Pictures
Genre: drama, thriller, war
Year: 2000
MetaScore: 45/100
ImdbRating: 6.4
BoxOffice: $61,335,230
Released: 07 Apr 2000
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations.

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Colonel Hayes Hodges - Tommy Lee Jones
Colonel Terry Childers - Samuel L. Jackson
Major Biggs - Guy Pearce
Mourain - Ben Kingsley
Bill Sokal - Bruce Greenwood
Mrs. Mourain - Anne Archer
Captain Lee - Blair Underwood
General H. Lawrence Hodges - Philip Baker Hall
General Perry - Dale Dye
Doctor Ahmar - Amidou
Tom Chandler - Mark Feuerstein
Colonel Cao - Baoan Coleman
Hayes Hodges III - Nicky Katt
Corporal Hustings - Ryan Hurst
Harris - Gordon Clapp
Justin - Hayden Tank
Hodges' Radio Man - William Gibson
Translator - Tuan Tran
Another Lawyer - Scott Alan Smith
Little Girl - Jihane Kortobi
Bailiff (NCO) - David Lewis Hays
Cao's Radio Man - Peter Tran
Mary Hodges - Bonnie Johnson
Childers' Radio Man - Jason C. West
Ambassador Aide - Chris Ufland
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff - Thom Barry
4 Star General - Kevin Cooney
Sarah Hodges - Helen Manning
ARG Commander - David Graf
Secretary of Defense - Conrad Bachmann
Little Boy - Aziz Assimi
Courtroom Spectator - Robert Pentz Jr.
Radio Op - Laird Macintosh
Col. Cao's Granddaughter - Baouyen C. Bruyere
Juror #1 - Steven M. Gagnon
Juror #2 - Richard Whiten
Juror #4 - Terry Bozeman
Juror #5 - Mary Wickliffe
Juror #6 - Jody Wood
Juror #7 - Elayn J. Taylor
Officer #1 - Todd Kimsey
Officer #3 - Stephen Ramsey
Talk Show Host - G. Gordon Liddy
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Mike Stokey
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Jack Galle
Gen. Perry's Cadre - John Barnett
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Mike Bedmiston
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Michael Gerald
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Freddie Joe Farnsworth
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Dennis Fitzgerald
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Jim Boensch
Gen. Perry's Cadre - Brian Maynard
Naval Officer - Joseph Aguilar
Spitting Protestor - Johnny Alonso
Reporter - Dani Englander
Officer #2 - Lawrence Larsen
Marine Base Protestor - Christopher Marquez
Reporter - LauraLee O'Shell
Corpsman - Nate Panning
Airport Traveler - Chuck Paris
Marine Videographer - Marc Kenneth Robinson
US Marine - Michael John Smith