'The Last Full Measure': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about Vietnam War movie

'The Last Full Measure': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about Vietnam War movie

Can you imagine dying a heroic death and not having a single living soul to tell the story of your bravery. Sounds tough, doesn't it? This is the premise on which the upcoming war drama film 'The Last Full Measure' is based on. It is currently in the process of being filmed with an amazing star cast. Here is what we know of the film ahead of its release so far.

Release date

The movie is scheduled to be released in the US on January 17, 2020.


'The Last Full Measure' is a narration of an untold story about the valour of American soldiers in Vietnam. It centers on William Pitsenbarger, an airforce medic who saved the lives of over 60 soldiers during one of the unrelenting battles during the Vietnam War. Pitsenbarger was offered a chance to escape on the last helicopter which would take him far away from the combat zone but he insisted on staying back to save and defend the lives of other fellow soldiers. Two decades after his death, fellow soldiers and his father with the help of investigator Scott Huffman attempt to finally get him The Congressional Medal of Honor he so fully deserved.



Bradley Whitford

Bradley Whitford poses with the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Award for 'The Handmaid's Tale' in the press room during the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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He was previously seen in the film 'Get Out' (2017) where he played the role of Deam Armitage. Bradley played Hadley in the 2011 film 'The Cabin in the Woods'. He had also been a part of the series 'The West Wing' (1999-2006). 

Samuel L. Jackson attends the Premiere Of Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man Far From Home" at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 26, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

He has been in the industry for decades and has played various characters. He is known for his roles in films like 'Pulp Fiction' (1994), ' Snakes on Plane' (2006), 'Jackie Brown' (1997). He plays Nick Fury in the Marvel series. 


Sebastian Stan

Sebastian Stan attends the world premiere of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Sebastian Stan, otherwise known as the Winter Soldier aka Bucky, has appeared in many movies in the 'Marvel' Universe and it will be indeed a treat to watch him in the upcoming film. 

Jeremy Irvine

Jeremy Irvine attends the inaugural International Fashion Show at Rosewood Hotel on May 25, 2018 in London, England. (Getty Images)

Jeremy has acted in several films like 'Mama Mia!' (2018), 'War Horse' (2011), 'Now is Good' (2012), and 'The Railway Man' (2013). He will be playing the role of William Pitsenbarger in this war movie. 



Director Todd Robinson arrives at the premiere of "Phantom" at the Chinese Theater on February 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

The film is being directed by Todd Robinson. He has previously worked on films like 'White Squall' (1996), 'Lonely Hearts' (2006) and 'Phantom' (2013).


No trailer has been released for this film as of now. So come back for more updates later! 

Where to watch

It will premiere in US theaters on January 17, 2020.  

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