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Starring Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo and Thuy Thu Le, "Casualties of War" (also known as "Verdammten des Krieges, Die", "Vittime di guerra") is an Adventure/Biography/Drama/War film written by David Rabe (screenplay), released in the USA on August 18 of 1989.

Even in war... murder is murder.

When was "Casualties of War" released:

Casualties of War was initally released in the United States on Friday, August 18, 1989. Other films released on Friday, August 18, 1989 are Cheetah (dir. Jeff Blyth), Blood Red (dir. Peter Masterson), and Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (dir. Jean-Claude Lord). This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, January 10, 1990 in France; Thursday, February 01, 1990 in Germany and on Thursday, January 25, 1990 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Casualties of War":

At the casting of Casualties of War we find Michael J. Fox, previously seen in Bright Lights, Big City (1988) and Back to the Future (1985); Sean Penn (Colors (1988), Shanghai Surprise (1986)); Don Harvey (Eight Men Out (1988), The Untouchables (1987)) [ more... ]

  • Dale Dye and Ving Rhames also appeared in Mission: Impossible, released in 1996.
  • Sam Robards and Michael J. Fox can both be seen in Bright Lights, Big City, released in 1988.
  • John C. Reilly and Sean Penn have both also be seen in We're No Angels, released in 1989.

What is the Storyline of "Casualties of War":

The story is presented as a flashback of Max Eriksson (Michael J. Fox), a Vietnam veteran.

In November 1966, a squad of American soldiers is on patrol when they are suddenly attacked by the Viet Cong. The ground cracks under Eriksson while he walks above a Viet Cong tunnel, and he is stuck in the hole while mortar shells land near him. Unknown to him, a Viet Cong soldier in the tunnel below him prepares to silently kill him with a knife. Sergeant Tony Meserve (Sean Penn) hears Eriksson, pulls him out [...]

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