Ben Marco (Washington), a veteran of the first Gulf War, learns that some of the men under his command suffer from similar recurrent nightmares. His suspicions grow that something was done to all of them, and that the story of a subordinate, Raymond Shaw (Schreiber), who won the Medal of Honor during action which injured Marco and others, may not be what they all thought it was. By this time Raymond, whose mother Eleanor (Streep) is a member of the U.S. Congress, is running for Vice President. Marco is determined to get to the bottom of what looks like an elaborate plot ultimately to place a brainwashed man in the White House. This 2004 summer blockbuster is a remake of the 1962 John Frankenheimer classic, in which the Chinese Communists were the enemy (although an evil corporation, not the communists, are the enemy in this film).
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus
Major Bennett Marco (Denzel Washington) is a career soldier who fought in Desert Storm and returns with a diagnosis of fatigue syndrome but suspects something else has occured to give him severe mightmares and recurring dreams. He is distressed to find a former buddy (Squad Sergeant Raymond Shaw) is running for Vice-President and is determined to find out why he does not trust Shaw.
His perserverence leads him to suspect he and the other members of his squad were "brainwashed" while overseas but does not know who has done this to him or why.
The review of this Movie prepared by dena farquharson