"The Best Film Of The Year!" - Neil Rosen, NY-1
Just released from the base stockade, recruit Roland Bozz (Farrell) joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. Bozz's independence and outright defiance draws fire from his own men as well as commanding officers. But when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground that is the last stop before Vietnam, Bozz's leadership and loyalty brings his men together - triggering extraordinary consequences.
Hot newcomer Colin Farrell delivers a "star-making performance" - (ABC TV) and is a winner of the Best Actor Award from the Boston Society of Film Critics in this riveting action film from acclaimed director Joel Schumacher.