• Release Date: November 4, 2005
  • Run Time: 2 hr 3 min
  • Rating: R - pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content
  • Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx
  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama

Synopsis: Jarhead follows a young Marine nicknamed "Swoff" (Jake Gyllenhaal) on his tour of duty in the Middle East. Lugging a sniper rifle and a hundred pound ruck on his back, Swoff endures boot camp, scorching desert heat, and the ever present danger of Iraqi soldiers. The platoon comfort one another through biting comedy and playful sarcasm - but underneath their bravado is the knowledge that they are in an alien country, fighting a dangerous battle for a cause they don't fully understand.