The General's Daughter Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for The General's Daughter the Movie

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Disturbing and convoluted military thriller based on the 1992 bestseller by Nelson DeMille. Paul Brenner (Tavolta) is an Army criminal investigator whose latest case is the rape and murder of Capt. Elisabeth Campbell (Stefanson), whose father (Cromwell) is a legendary general. Elisabeth specialized in psychological warfare but she had more than a few mental problems of her own. Naturally, for the good of the service, everyone but Brenner would like a quick and tidy solution to the sleazy goings-on. Goes a little too over the top (including some performances) and you may come out wondering just who done what.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 116 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Military: Army, Rape, Bad Dads, Flashback, American South, Sex & Sexuality
William Goldman, Christopher Bertolini
John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton, James Woods, Leslie Stefanson, Clarence Williams, Daniel von Bargen, Boyd Kestner, Mark Boone, John Beasley, Peter Weireter, John Benjamin Hickey, Rick Dial, Brad Beyer
Peter Menzies
Simon West
Carter Burwell
Mace Neufeld, Jonathan D. Krane, Paramount Pictures

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