- Acclaimed Flop: Praised for its story and theme, complete with a 73% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. However, from a budget of 90 million USD, it only made back 65.9 million.
- Actor Allusion: This isn't the first time Adam Beach played a Native American serving in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.
- Follow the Leader: Was one of a number of World War II films to be produced after the success of Saving Private Ryan.
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