Day Zero

Synopsis: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you do?
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Bryan Gunnar Cole
Production: First Look Studios
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min

Number 4-2-2.

Number 4--

I do solemnly swear--

I do solemnly swear--

that I will

support and defend--

that I will

support and defend--

the Constitution

of the United States--

the Constitution

of the United States--

against all enemies,

foreign and domestic.

You call yourselves soldiers?

You ain't no soldier!

You ain't no soldier!

Aim! Shoot!

Hell no, we won't go!

Hell no, we won't go!

The allied offensive in northern Iran

could be the turning point

in the war.

That, according to the Pentagon where

a spokesman says--

Can you make these changes

for me?


Twelfth and Broadway.

I'm in a hurry.

"This is worse than Vietnam."

Those words from Joey Silver,

draft eligible,

currently working on Wall Street.

Polls in the U. S. show seven out

of ten Americans

oppose any move to dig deeper into

the draft ranks.

The decision last month

to up the acceptable draft age to 35,

has triggered a tidal wave

of protest.

Opposition now spreading

from college co-eds

to corporate offices.

Opponents are--

--earlier this week Officers scoffed

in Baghdad, killed more than 120.

Caldwell acknowledged

things have not gone to plan.

If you look throughout

what's occurring in the city,

I know the question asked is,

"Are these efforts enough?"


I'm home, Ma.

So when are you moving into

the office?

And be stuck in this hole

with you?

It's not for me, Gussie.

But thank you, I'm flattered.

Don't be flattered.

You're the only other person

that speaks English

around here.

Yeah, I think something

on the order of 25, 000 more troops

probably would be necessary

to do what I think we need to do

in the country

to establish security.

Security is really

the essential element here.

It is very hard for Americans

to think about this...

So now you

just leave?

Just leave.

That's it. You just go.

It says I got 30 days.

I can't believe this.

It's got nothing

to do with me.

I mean, listen to this.

"Our nation has

embarked upon a great quest.

"It's up to us

to light the path ahead

and make the world

a freer and safer place for all."

Is that what

we're doing?!

Babe, is that

what we're doing?

Is it?

I mean--

God, I had a very

specific plan

for us!

Thanks for your call.

I haven't decided.

Hey, pal.

How are you?

Alright, yourself?


I'm right in the middle

of my book.

I'm not gonna be done

in time.

It's our turn, guys.


It's only fair.

You wanna go?

I gotta tell ya,

after 9/11

doing the goddamn

building, for chrissake,

In LA?


Yeah! you're

goddamn right I do.

The f***ed up thing

is we don't have a choice anyways.


To freedom.

A toast?

That's right.

Get your f***ing glass.

Come on, boys.

To freedom.


Oh boy.

Hey, I know you.

From the street.


Yeah. I'm sorry.


Hi, James.


Very nice to meet you.

And you.

What brings you down here?

Just here with a couple

of girlfriends,

having a drink.


Well, you guys have

a good time.


You too.

Have a great time.

Nice to meet you.

Yeah, nice to meet you.

What the f*** was that?

I see her sometimes

after the shift.

You blew that!

I'll see her again.

Have a good time?

That was so lame.

I mean,

the weakest attempt ever.

She came up to you.

Did you see that?


You're buying a second round

too now, jarhead.

Horribly, horribly wrong.

To this day, it's the only

fight I ever had.

My glasses broke. I was

swinging everywhere.

Just swinging.

I couldn't

see a thing.

I'm not much of a fighter

to begin with.


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