Lions for Lambs (2007)

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88 min.
Plot  Two determined students at a West Coast university, Arian (Derek Luke) and Ernest (Michael Peña), at the urging of their idealistic professor, Dr. Malley (Redford), attempt to do something important with their lives. They make the bold decision to commission in the army to fight in Afghanistan after graduating from college.

Dr. Malley also attempts to reach talented and privileged, but disaffected, student Todd Hayes (Andrew Garfield), who is not at all like Arian and Ernest. He is naturally bright, comes from a privileged background, but has apparently slipped into apathy upon being disillusioned at the present state of affairs. Now, he devotes most of his time to extra-curricular activities like his role as president of his fraternity. Malley tests him by offering a choice between a respectable grade of 'B' in the class with no additional work required or a final opportunity to re-engage with the material of the class and "do something." Before Todd makes his choice, he mus...



Robert Redford
Professor Stephen Malley
Meryl Streep
Janine Roth
Tom Cruise
Senator Jasper Irving
Michael Peña
Ernest Rodriguez
Andrew Garfield
Todd Hayes
Derek Luke
Arian Finch
Peter Berg
Lt. Col. Falco
Kevin Dunn
ANX Editor


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Lions for Lambs
English Original Title

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United States




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