We Were Soldiers (2002)

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

All Releases

Domestic (67.7%)
$78,122,718
International (32.3%)
$37,252,197
Worldwide
$115,374,915
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorParamount Pictures
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Domestic Opening$20,212,543
Budget$75,000,000
Earliest Release DateMarch 1, 2002 (Domestic)
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 18 min
GenresAction Drama History War

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseMarch 1-October 31, 200223 markets$78,122,718$36,538,066$114,660,784
2006 Re-releaseMarch 28, 2006Hong Kong$714,131$714,131

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic1$78,122,7181,021
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan1$5,060,2801,456
Australia1$3,941,9081,182
South Korea1$1,842,1051,599
Taiwan1$856,538691
Hong Kong1$714,1311,114
New Zealand1$526,7091,128
Russia/CIS1$232,9363,260
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Germany1$3,605,1571,397
United Kingdom1$2,965,7271,864
Italy1$2,136,0141,595
Spain1$1,186,6262,279
France1$751,7543,757
Turkey1$531,7611,274
Austria1$447,0971,393
Norway1$348,7841,390
South Africa1$229,9281,498
Netherlands1$217,8072,572
Hungary1$61,0591,843
Bulgaria1$13,2801,960
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$3,173,5111,021
Brazil1$355,8212,109
Argentina1$77,0572,568
Chile1$29,2341,959