Rules of Engagement (2000)

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Legal drama. The lifelong friendship between soldiers Terry Childers and Hays Hodges stretches back to the Vietnam War, when Childers saved Hodges' life. Years later, Colonel Childers is the leader of a group of Marines flying helicopters to Yemen to rescue the US ambassador from angry crowds. When the situation escalates, Childers gives orders to fire towards the mob, and nearly a hundred Arabs are killed and many more injured. Back at home Childers is informed he is to face a court martial. Set to take the blame for the tragedy, he asks Hodges to act as his lawyer.

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