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Tigerland Movie Review Summary

Actors: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr.

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A group of army recruits, some volunteered and some drafted, struggle through basic training.
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One of the drafted men, who doesn't want to be there, is a wise-cracking troublemaker. He's befriended by a guy that volunteered to be there, to write about the experience in the future.

The drafted man's attitude continuously gets him and his unit in trouble. He claims only to care about himself, but after learning more about his cohorts he softens a little. He helps one kid circumvent the rules to get discharged to return to his wife and kids. He then helps another man who breaks down find a loophole to get dismissed.

The volunteer is finding that he doeson't want to be there as much as he'd thought.   After there last week at a training camp called tigerland, the drafted man injures the volunteer to get him discharged due to injury. The drafted man shipped out the next day and the volunteer never saw him again. Some said that he was killed, some said that he just disappeared, and one friend said he saw him in Mexico, where he always dreamed of going, with a beautiful girl.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   soldier

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Jungles?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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