• Release Date: July 30, 2004
  • Run Time: 2 hr 10 min
  • Rating: R - Violence and Some Language
  • Cast: Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber
  • Director: Jonathan Demme
  • Genre: Drama, Suspense/Thriller

Synopsis: Denzel Washington stars as Captain Bennett Marco, a Gulf War veteran who was captured along with his platoon and eventually released. Years later, one of his soldiers, Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber), has become a budding politician. Shaw's mother (Meryl Streep) is newly married to a powerful senator, and they have designs to see her son rise to the highest office. But Marco has slowly figured out that during the Gulf conflict, their unit was brainwashed by the enemy. He's now determined to reach the presidential candidate before the sleeper is awakened by his handlers.