Tears of the Sun
Movie Quote Quiz

Lt. A.K. Waters: What've you got?
Kelly Lake: Ringside seats to an ethnic cleansing.

Ellis 'Zee' Pettigrew: Those Africans are my people too. For all the years that we have been told to stand down and stand by, you doin' the right thing.
Lt. A.K. Waters: For our sins.
Ellis 'Zee' Pettigrew: Hooyah.
Lt. A.K. Waters: Hooyah.

Kelly Lake: The first name of the character of Johnny Messner, Kelly, means 'warrior' in Gaelic.

Ellis 'Zee' Pettigrew: LT! Rules of Engagement.
Lt. A.K. Waters: We're already engaged.

Michael 'Slo' Slowenski: Are we there yet?

Continuity mistake: The 2 fighter aircraft that took off from the carrier were unarmed. Later shots showed the planes armed to the teeth. (01:33:25 - 01:38:10)

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Trivia: In the beginning of the movie there are several clips including a clip with a black man wearing white shorts being shot. This is an actual clip of a man being killed in Sierra Leone. The clip of the black boy being beaten is also authentic. (00:01:25)

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