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Released on March 28 of 2003 in the USA, "Basic" is a Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller film directed by John McTiernan . John Travolta is starring, alongside Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Daly, Giovanni Ribisi and Brian Van Holt.

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Who directed "Basic":

Basic was directed by John McTiernan, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before directing Basic, John McTiernan had directed The 13th Warrior, released in 1999, Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), Last Action Hero (1993), Medicine Man (1992), The Hunt for Red October (1990), and Die Hard (1988). Since, he directed Crash Bandits, released in 2007, The Camel Wars (2009).

When was "Basic" released:

Basic was initially released on Friday, March 28, 2003, in the United States. Also released on Friday, March 28, 2003 has been Head of State (dir. Chris Rock). This was sixteen (16) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, June 20, 2003 in the United Kingdom; Friday, March 28, 2003 in Canada; Wednesday, May 28, 2003 in France; Thursday, September 11, 2003 in Germany; Friday, October 31, 2003 in Spain; Thursday, May 29, 2003 in Australia and on Saturday, September 13, 2003 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Basic":

At the casting of Basic we find John Travolta, previously seen in The Guru (2002) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002); Connie Nielsen (Demonlover (2002), Gladiator (2000)); Samuel L. Jackson (The House on Turk Street (2002), Changing Lanes (2002)) [ more... ]

  • John Travolta, Nick Loren and Tait Ruppert also appeared together in Domestic Disturbance, released in 2001.
  • Tait Ruppert and John Travolta, Nick Loren also appeared together in Swordfish, released in 2001.
  • John Travolta, Nick Loren and Jonathan Rau also appeared together in Lonely Hearts, released in 2006.
  • Tait Ruppert and John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson also worked together in Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, released in 2009.

What is the Storyline of "Basic":

In Panama, a team of Army Ranger trainees and their instructor, Master Sergeant Nathan West (Samuel L. Jackson), engage in a training exercise: navigate the jungle in hurricane conditions, using live fire to hit targets, then rendezvous at a bunker.

Hours later, a trainee, later identifying himself as Ray Dunbar, emerges from the jungle carrying a wounded comrade, Second Lieutenant Levi Kendall, while a third soldier, Mueller, pursues, shooting. In self-defense, Dunbar kills Mueller. The mission had [...]

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