Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson deliver electrifying performances in this "tense, superbly-directed and top-drawer drama"* about what happens when the rules that command a soldier become the rules that condemn him. Colonel Terry Childers (Jackson) is a patriot and war hero. But when a peacekeeping mission he leads in Yemen goes terribly wrong, he finds himself facing a court martial. Accused of breaking the rules of engagement by killing unarmed civilians, Childers' only hope of vindication rests with comrade-in-arms Hays Hodges (Tommy Lee Jones), a military lawyer of questionable abilities. Together, they face the battle of their lives.Directed by Oscar.-winning director William Friedkin and co-starring Guy Pearce, Bruce Greenwood, Anne Archer and Academy Award.-winner Ben Kingsley, Rules of Engagement is "a magnificent movie you must see."** *Jeffrey Lyons, NBC-TV **Larry King, USA Today

    • Rent $3.99
    • Buy $12.99

Trailers

Trailer

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

55% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: The script is unconvincing and the courtroom action is unegaging.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Tense but shallow military drama heavy on violence, language

Viewers Also Bought

Movies in Drama