Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun

Tears of the Sun

Action-drama starring Bruce Willis (Die Hard series, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) as a US Navy Seal who must extract a civilian doctor from Nigerian civil war.

A rescue operation in war-torn Nigeria turns into a fight for survival behind enemy lines when the US military declares the country a no-fly zone, leaving Lieutenant A.K. Waters (Bruce Willis) stranded. He must find a way to complete his mission - bringing Dr. Lena Kendricks (Monica Bellucci, Matrix trilogy) home safely - as well as rescuing the 70 refugees in her care.

2003Rating: R16, Violence and offensive language.121 minsUSA
ActionDramaThrillerWar

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Reviews & comments

Time Out

Time Out

press

Po-faced military-adventuring tub-thumper.

2.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

...a film constructed out of rain, cinematography and the face of Bruce Willis.

3.0
Daily Mail

Daily Mail

press

Recognisably a Bush-era film, for the way it preaches interventionism on humanitarian grounds... present-day equivalent of a John Wayne movie, but it's a good yarn, and the production values are top-notch.

Time Out

Time Out

press

Po-faced military-adventuring tub-thumper.

2.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

...a film constructed out of rain, cinematography and the face of Bruce Willis.

3.0
Daily Mail

Daily Mail

press

Recognisably a Bush-era film, for the way it preaches interventionism on humanitarian grounds... present-day equivalent of a John Wayne movie, but it's a good yarn, and the production values are top-notch.

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