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Rules of Engagement Movie Review Summary

Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley

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A war hero and his squad of Marines are sent to Yemen to rescue the American ambassador. While they are there, they begin to take heavy fire so Col. Childers orders his men to open fire on a crowd of people. In the gunfire they accidently kill several innocent people. Now Childers is on trial for murder, so he calls on his lawyer friend for help. Together these two fight the battle of their lives.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer




When a huge number of people are shooting at the president the military has to come help. Samuel L. Jackson orders them to shoot everybody. He is charged with 80+ counts of murder. Will he be declared guilty or innocent?
The review of this Movie prepared by Justin Tread




This is a film about friendship and loyalty and the role of the modern military. The question of this film is whether or not the rules were followed by the character.
The review of this Movie prepared by Rhonda Cluff



Script Analysis of Rules of Engagement

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty    -   military on trial

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Super muscles! (man)

Setting

United States    -   Yes Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Arabia Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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