Starring Gene Hackman, Robert Stack, Fred Ward, Reb Brown, Randall 'Tex' Cobb and Patrick Swayze, "Uncommon Valor" is an Action/War film directed by Ted Kotcheff, released on December 16 of 1983 in the USA.
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Who directed "Uncommon Valor":
Uncommon Valor was directed by Ted Kotcheff, a Canadian director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before directing Uncommon Valor, Ted Kotcheff had directed First Blood, released in 1982, Split Image (1982), Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978), Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974), and Billy Two Hats (1974). Since, he directed Joshua Then and Now, released in 1985, Switching Channels (1988), Winter People (1989), Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Folks! (1992), and The Shooter (1995).
What was the release date of "Uncommon Valor":
Uncommon Valor was first released on Friday, December 16, 1983, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Keep (dir. Michael Mann) and To Be or Not to Be (dir. Alan Johnson). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 23, 1984 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "Uncommon Valor":
At the casting of Uncommon Valor we find Gene Hackman, previously seen in Under Fire (1983) and Reds (1981); Robert Stack (Airplane! (1980), 1941 (1979)); Fred Ward (The Right Stuff (1983), Southern Comfort (1981)) [ more... ]
- Harold Sylvester and Reb Brown have both also be seen in Fast Break, released in 1979.
- Jan Triska and Gene Hackman also worked together in Reds, released in 1981.
- Jeremy Kemp and Gene Hackman also appeared in A Bridge Too Far, released in 1977.
- Gene Hackman and Jane Kaczmarek also appeared together in The Chamber, released in 1996.
What is the Storyline of "Uncommon Valor":
Taking place in the early 1980s and set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue, retired Marine Colonel Jason Rhodes' (Gene Hackman) is obsessed with finding his son Frank, listed as "Missing In Action" since 1972. After ten years of searching Southeast Asia and turning up several leads, Rhodes believes that Frank is still alive and being kept in Laos as a prisoner of war.
After petitioning the United States government for help, but receiving none, Colonel Rhodes brings together a disparate [...]
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