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Hart's WarHART'S WAR Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell (2002, MGM, 125 mins., R, also on DVD) As the highest-ranking Yank in a Nazi POW camp, Willis gives one of his...Hart's WarDrama, WarPT125MRHART'S WAR Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell (2002, MGM, 125 mins., R, also on DVD) As the highest-ranking Yank in a Nazi POW camp, Willis gives one of his...2002-07-12Rory CochraneCole HauserTerrence HowardVicellous Reon ShannonRory Cochrane, Cole Hauser, Terrence Howard, Vicellous Reon ShannonMGM
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Hart's War

Genre: Drama, War; Starring: Colin Farrell, Bruce Willis, Rory Cochrane, Cole Hauser, Terrence Howard, Vicellous Reon Shannon; Director: Gregory Hoblit; Author: Billy Ray; Release Date Wide: 02/15/2002; Runtime (in minutes): 125; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: MGM

HART’S WAR Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell (2002, MGM, 125 mins., R, also on DVD) As the highest-ranking Yank in a Nazi POW camp, Willis gives one of his clenched, stoic, ”serious actor” performances. But even that is wasted motion in a genre muddle that starts in Stalag 17 mode, slaps on a simplistic racial conflict, then mutates into a speechifying courtroom drama, before closing with a tepid Great Escape action-flick finale. The credits list two screenwriters, but this feels like the work of twice that many – all trying to tell a different story.