We Were Soldiers2002

Director: Randall Wallace
Stars: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Rating: R (Restricted)
Runtime: 138 minutes

We Were Soldiers is a 2002 American war film that dramatizes the Battle of Ia Drang on November 14, 1965. The film was directed by Randall Wallace and stars Mel Gibson. It is based on the book We Were Soldiers Once… And Young (1992) by Lieutenant Ge… more »

[Taxicabs have been delivering death-notice telegrams to military families; when a cab arrives at her house, Julie Moore reluctantly answers the door.]

Driver:
[removes his hat] Mrs. Moore? Colonel Moore's wife?

Julie Moore:
Yes.

Driver:
I need help finding an address. I'm looking for —

Julie:
You JACKASS! Do you know what this is?! Do you know what you just did to me?!

[The driver sheepishly walks toward his cab, but stops at the curb.]

Driver:
I-I don't like this job, Ma'am. I'm just trying to do it. [continues toward cab]

Julie:
Wait. Wait! [runs to the cab] I'll take it to her. [she takes the telegram] And tell the cab company if there are any others, just bring them to me.

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