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Tigerland [Blu-ray] [Eng/Fre/Spa] [2000]
  • SKU: 5428934
  • Release Date: 05/24/2011
  • Rating: R
  • 3.0 (6)
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Overview

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
3.0
67% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (4 out of 6)

Special Features

  • Commentary by director Joel Schumacher
  • The Real Tigerland
  • Joel Schumacher: Journey to Tigerland
  • Ross Klavan: Ode to Tigerland
  • Featurette
  • Casting Session with Colin Farrell
  • Theatrical trailer
  • TV spot: One Man
  • TV spot: Compelling review

Synopsis

Tigerland
A young man tries to fight the military system only to find it fighting back in unexpected ways in this hard-edged drama. In 1971, Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell) is a draftee who has been sent to the Advanced Infantry Training Facility in Fort Polk, LA, where with hundreds of other new soldiers he's to be taught a final course in combat skills before being shipped out to Vietnam. Bozz has no interest in going to war, and is determined to get sent home as a troublemaker. But his plan backfires; his superiors regard his insubordination as a sign of intelligence and independent thinking, and he's told he might some day become an officer. Bozz and his fellow soldiers -- aspiring writer Paxton (Matthew Davis), sensitive Miter (Clifton Collins Jr.), philosophical Cantwell (Thomas Guiry), bloodthirsty Wilson (Shea Whigham), and heroic Johnson (Russell Richardson) -- are taught how to survive as they face their fears of death and wonder if they can somehow escape going to war. Tigerland was directed by Joel Schumacher; in a change of pace from his best-known work (Falling Down, Batman Forever, and Batman and Robin), the film was made on a relatively low budget (under $10 million), was written by first-time screenwriters Ross Klavan and Michael McGruther, and features a cast of young, little-known actors. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Colin Farrell
    Colin Farrell - Roland Bozz
  • Matthew Davis
    Matthew Davis - Jim Paxton
  • Clifton Collins Jr.
    Clifton Collins Jr. - Miter
  • Tom Guiry
    Tom Guiry - Cantwell
  • Shea Whigham
    Shea Whigham - Wilson

Overall Customer Rating

(6 Reviews)
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