Synopsis: Before leaving on his second tour in Afghanistan, Marine Captain Sam Cahill, a leader, an athlete, a good husband and father, welcomes his screw-up brother Tommy home from prison. He'd robbed a bank. In country, Sam's helicopter is shot down and all are presumed dead. Back home, while Sam wastes away as a prisoner in a remote encampment, Tommy tries to take care of the widow and her two children. While imprisoned, Sam experiences horrors unbearable, so when he's rescued and returns home, he's silent, detached, without affect, and he's convinced his wife and brother have slept together. Demons of war possess him; what will silence them?
Genre: Drama, War
Director(s): Jim Sheridan
Production: Lionsgate Films
  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
105 min

- No.

Stay out of trouble.


Be safe over there, alright.

- It's not coming off

- Try more soap.

Yeah, I almost got it.

There you go.

- Don't lose that.

- I'll do my best.

- Stick on your patience when I'm gone.

- I always do.

I love you.

I love you too.


Take me with you.


How about I go and

you stay with the kids?


Don't go.

October 12, 2007

Back in Afghanistan with my men.

Weird, it almost feels like home.

Hi Cassie, George Jr.

was so great.

What's the distance to the out scene?

Three minutes up to the

tights of the out scene.

- Roger that.

- Three minutes!

Who is it?

It's Captain Sanders

and Chaplain Davis.


- Hi, is your mother home?

- Yeah.

- Where is she?

- In the bath.

Would you call her for us please?

What's wrong?

- Issy.

Come in.

You've reached Capt. Sam Cahill.

Please leave a message.

You've reached Capt. Sam Cahill.

Please leave a message.


I didn't mean to wake you up.

I'm just driving off the car, Sam told

me I could borrow it whenever I wanted to.

The tail lights are all busted.

Some asshole...

Look, I don't...

Just say it, you know what I mean?

He told me I could borrow the car

whenever I wanted, Grace.

You look at me with this pissed off look.

Sam is dead.

He crashed.

- What are we talking about?

- He's dead, Tommy.

Come in.

What, fucking come in!

I just came here to drop off...

- Why didn't you call me?

- I've been trying to call you all night.

- Why didn't anybody call me!?

- We've all been trying Tommy.


- How did let him go over there, Grace?

- Tommy!

For what now, huh!

Come inside.

Yeah, I just had to sit

down for a second.

He's with your mama now.

They're together.



Hey girls, are you ready?

In about just one minute.

- Why did you take your dress off?

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David Benioff

David Benioff (born David Friedman; September 25, 1970) is an American novelist, screenwriter and television producer. He is the co-creator and showrunner of the widely acclaimed award-winning HBO series Game of Thrones. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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