Basic (2003)

Deception is their most deadly weapon.

star 6.5/10
From 591 Ratings


A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

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  • John Travolta

    as Hardy
  • Connie Nielsen

    as Osborne
  • Samuel L. Jackson

    as West
  • Giovanni Ribisi

    as Kendall
  • Tim Daly

    as Styles
  • Brian Van Holt

    as Dunbar
  • Roselyn Sánchez

    as Nunez
  • Cristián de la Fuente

    as Castro
  • Taye Diggs

    as Pike
  • Dash Mihok

    as Mueller
  • Harry Connick Jr.

    as Vilmer
  • Nick Loren

    as Helicopter Pilot
  • Cliff Fleming

    as Helicopter Pilot
  • Margaret Travolta

    as Nurse #1
  • Chris Byrne

    as MP
  • Jonathan Rau

    as G.I. on the Tarmac
  • Tait Ruppert

    as Jeep Driver
  • Curtis Ricks

    as MP
Sound Klaus Badelt Original Music Composer
Sound Harry Cohen Sound Effects Editor
Directing John McTiernan Director
Sound Michael Payne Supervising Sound Editor
Editing George Folsey Jr. Editor
Production Nigel Sinclair Executive Producer
Production Patricia McCorkle Casting
Art Dennis Bradford Production Design
Production Jonathan D. Krane Executive Producer
Sound Denise Horta ADR Editor
Production Michael Tadross Producer
Writing James Vanderbilt Screenplay
Production James Vanderbilt Producer
Production Mike Medavoy Producer
Production Arnold Messer Producer
Production Brad Fischer Co-Executive Producer
Production Moritz Borman Executive Producer
Art Gary Kosko Art Direction
Camera Steve Mason Director of Photography
Production Anson Downes Associate Producer
Production Basil Iwanyk Executive Producer
Production Andy Given Co-Producer
Production Linda Favila Associate Producer
Sound Kim Secrist Sound Effects Editor
Crew Terra Abroms Post Production Supervisor
Production Dror Soref Co-Producer
Camera Larry McConkey Camera Operator
Camera Larry McConkey Steadicam Operator
Art Vera Mills Set Decoration
Sound Andrew DeCristofaro Supervising Sound Editor
Production Lee Nelson Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Peggy Nicholson Hairstylist
Production Sandy Watterson Production Supervisor
Art Paul D. Kelly Assistant Art Director
Art Geoffrey S. Grimsman Set Designer
Sound Mike Chock Sound Effects Editor
Sound David E. Campbell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gregg Rudloff Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound John T. Reitz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Nancy Nugent Dialogue Editor
Sound Tim Walston Sound Effects Editor
Sound John C. Stuver Supervising Dialogue Editor
Crew Danny Mortenson Transportation Coordinator
Camera Gene Page Still Photographer
Crew Conrad V. Brink Jr. Special Effects Coordinator
Sound Ken Fischer Sound Effects Editor
Art Bruce Bisbey Art Department Coordinator
Art Deborah Palmer Assistant Art Director
Art Jeffrey Schlatter Construction Coordinator
Art Christopher Scheetz Construction Coordinator
Art Douglas Fox Property Master
Art Julia Starr Sanford Set Designer
Crew Jude Kahle Scenic Artist
Crew Jody McFarland Scenic Artist
Crew Roger Sherman Scenic Artist
Crew Johnny Thombleson Scenic Artist
Art Michael J. Flynn Greensman
Art Jeff 'J.Mac' McDonald Greensman
Art William D. McLane Greensman
Art Jeremy Alan Read Greensman
Sound Becky Sullivan Supervising ADR Editor
Sound David Esparza Sound Effects Editor
Sound Stephen P. Robinson Sound Effects Editor
Camera Jim McConkey Camera Operator
Camera Jim McConkey Steadicam Operator
Editing Donald Dowd Editorial Production Assistant
Sound Nicholas Korda ADR Editor
Sound Christopher Brooks Music Editor
Directing Ilene Pickus Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Kate Harrington Costume Design
Sound Eileen Horta ADR Editor
Production Louis Phillips Co-Producer
Sound Tom Nelson Production Sound Mixer
Crew Joel Sill Executive Music Producer
Production Terry Ladin Production Coordinator
Production Ed Lewis Casting Associate
Production Justin Moritt Unit Production Manager
Production Dani Super Casting Associate
Production Tom Fallon Location Manager
Production Mitch Harbeson Location Manager