Last Full Measure, The

Drama , War | 110 Minutes

Canada: Friday, January 24, 2020

Roadside Attractions

R

for war violence, and language

http://www.thelastfullmeasurefilm.com/

THE LAST FULL MEASURE tells the true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger (Jeremy Irvine), a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen (also known as a PJ) medic who personally saved over sixty men. During a rescue mission on April 11, 1966, he was offered the chance to escape on the last helicopter out of a combat zone heavily under fire, but he stayed behind to save and defend the lives of his fellow soldiers of the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division, before making the ultimate sacrifice in the bloodiest battle of the war. Thirty-two years later, respected Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman (Sebastien Stan) on a career fast-track is tasked with investigating a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger made by his best friend and PJ partner on the mission (William Hurt) and his parents (Christopher Plummer & Diane Ladd). Huffman seeks out the testimony of Army veterans who witnessed Pitsenbarger's extraordinary valor, including Takoda (Samuel L. Jackson), Burr (Peter Fonda) and Mott (Ed Harris). But as Huffman learns more about Pitsenbarger's courageous acts, he uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting him to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.
 
 
 
 
 

Cast & Crew

Movie Cast
 
  • Samuel L. Jackson
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  • Alison Sudol
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  • Sebastian Stan
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  • Ed Harris
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  • Bradley Whitford
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  • Christopher Plummer
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Movie Crew
 
  • Todd Robinson
    Director
     
  • Todd Robinson
    Writer
     
 

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