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Tigerland [Blu-ray] [2000]

Release Date:05/24/2011
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    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    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


    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

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