Behind Enemy Lines is a 2001 action war film directed by John Moore in his directorial debut, and starring Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman. The film tells the story of Lieutenant Chris Burnett, an American naval flight officer who is shot down over Bosnia and uncovers genocide during the Bosnian War. Meanwhile, his commanding officer is struggling to gain approval to launch a search and rescue mission to save Burnett. The plot is loosely based on the 1995 Mrkonjić Grad incident that occurred during the war. Wikipedia
Behind Enemy Lines is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Directorial debut films, 20th Century Fox films, Aviation films, Films about shot-down aviators, War films, War adventure films, 2001 films and Films set in the 1990s.
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Capt. Rodway, USMC: (after hearing news reports alleging Burnett was killed) Son of a bitch! They killed him and we did nothing! We did nothing! Master Chief Tom O'Malley: Captain! Capt. Rodway, USMC: (Calmly) We did nothing.