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Missing in America (2005)

PG-13 | | Drama, War | 28 May 2005 (USA)
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A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Danny Glover ... Jake Neeley
Ron Perlman ... Red
Linda Hamilton ... Kate
Zoe Weizenbaum ... Lenny Hocknell (as Zoë Weizenbaum)
David Strathairn ... Henry R. Hocknell Jr.
Timothy Webber ... Mitchell (as Tim Webber)
Gabrielle Rose ... Cyd
Frank C. Turner ... Dinky
Jesse Moss ... Robert W. Gardner
Ty Olsson ... Soldier
Colin Lawrence ... Young Jake
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A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (David Strathairn) and his young Amerasian daughter (newcomer Zoe Weizenbaum). Written by the producers

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You can leave war, but war will never leave you! See more »

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Drama | War

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some violence and language | See all certifications »
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USA | Canada

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

28 May 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Woodcutter See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Reunites Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman who both appeared in Beauty and the Beast. See more »

Goofs

Jake sees Lenny studying his Purple Heart and tells her to stop. He has to move the doorway curtain out of the way. Since the curtain covered the room with no gaps, there is no way he could have seen what she was doing. See more »

Quotes

Jake: I need something to drink.
Lenny: [getting a whiff] How 'bout some coffee?
Jake: How 'bout you give up playing the social worker and get me some whiskey.
Lenny: How 'bout you kiss my ass.
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This is an important movie to get in distribution
31 May 2005 | by joglioreSee all my reviews

My wife and I just saw this movie at The Seattle Film Festival. It is outstanding. There are some minor flaws but this movie needs to get into nationwide distribution. The only way that will happen is if people that read IMDb ask for it. Danny Glover should be nominated for an Oscar and the little girl is a real possibility for a supporting actress nomination. This movie tells an important story about how this country has ignored the plight of mentally disturbed Vietnam veterans (get ready in twenty years for the same thing with Iraq veterans). It is too bad that intelligently made movies have trouble getting distributed while some much crapola does. Please contact your local film distributor and ask that they show this film.


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