"Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" is a 2019 Australian war film directed by Kriv Stenders.
The starring cast includes Travis Fimmel, Luke Bracey, Daniel Webber, Alexander England, Nicholas Hamilton, Matt Doran, Richard Roxburgh, Myles Pollard, Anthony Hayes, Uli Latukefu and others.

Here are "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan movie?

Transmission Films on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 released the trailer for "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" you can watch here:
Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan - Official Trailer.

Plot summary

What is Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" movie plot summary.

The film opens with a mortar attack on the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) base at Nui Dat by the Viet Cong (VC) and People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN). During the attack, Major Harry Smith (Travis Fimmel) is cool under fire, ordering his men to take cover and stand to, while other soldiers don't take it seriously, playing cards or drinking beer. The base fends off the attack with counter-battery fire, killing the enemy mortar crew.
Following the attack, Major Smith volunteers his unit, Delta Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (6 RAR) to investigate the rubber tree plantation at Long Tรขn away. Instead, Bravo Company is ordered to locate the mortar firing points and the direction of the enemy withdrawal. Bravo finds no enemy forces.
The next day, Major Smith's Delta Company is sent to relieve Bravo, and thus missing the concert of Australian musicians Little Pattie (Emmy Dougall) and Col Joye (Geoffrey Winter) and the Joy Boys set for that afternoon. Finding fresh tracks leading away from the mortar firing sites, Delta moves to follow the enemy forces. 11 Platoon takes the lead, and makes contact with a small VC patrol. 11 Platoon penetrates further into the plantation, widening the gap with 10 Platoon, and the rest of the company.
11 Platoon quickly comes under heavy attack, and calls down fire from artillery units back at Nui Dat, danger close to its position to hold back the enemy force. 12 Platoon reinforces, but the attack is only getting stronger. 11 Platoon become isolated, in danger of being overrun.
Back at Nui Dat, Brigadier Oliver David Jackson (Richard Roxburgh) is hesitant to commit reinforcements, and orders Delta to withdraw. Major Smith refuses to leave 11 Platoon behind, eventually forcing Jackson to send APCs to rescue Delta, leaving the base open to attack. Low on ammunition and under a monsoon, Major Smith pleads for a helicopter resupply. The senior RAAF officer at Nui Dat, Group Captain Peter Raw (Christopher Sommers), does not want to risk aircraft with a hot LZ in the monsoon. However, two RAAF Iroquois pilots, Flight Lieutenant Francis Patrick (Frank) Riley and Flight Lieutenant Robert George (Bob) Grandin, volunteer to support D Company, flying in under heavy fire.


Who plays who in the Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Travis Fimmel  as Major Harry Smith
Luke Bracey  as Sergeant Bob Buick
Daniel Webber  as Private Paul Large
Alexander England  as Warrant Officer Class 2 Jack Kirby
Nicholas Hamilton  as Private Noel Grimes
Matt Doran  as Major Noel Ford
Richard Roxburgh  as Brigadier David Jackson
Myles Pollard  as Flight Lieutenant Frank Riley
Anthony Hayes  as Lieutenant Colonel Colin Townsend
Uli Latukefu  as Bombardier Ray Ngatai
Lasarus Ratuere  as Corporal Buddy Lea
Aaron Glenane  as Captain Morrie Stanley
Sam Parsonson  as Second Lieutenant David Sabben
Mojean Aria  as Second Lieutenant Gordon Sharp
Sean Lynch  as Sergeant Paddy Todd
Stephen Peacocke  as Second Lieutenant Adrian Roberts
Emmy Dougall  as Little Pattie
Ben Esler  as Gunner Ken Deacon
Tom Yaxley  as Sergeant Neil Rankin
Sam Cotton  as Corporal Phil 'Doc' Dobson
Lincoln Lewis  as Private Kevin Graham
Toby Blome  as Private Bill 'Yank' Akell
Richard Te Are  as Gunner Murry Watene
Sean McCarthy  as Private Vic Grice
Ryan Hance  as Private Barry 'Custard' Meller
Jordan Abbey-Young  as Private Ron Eglinton
James Storer  as Private Kenny Gant
Travis Jeffery  as Second Lieutenant Geoff Kendall
Sam Fraser  as Private Colin Whiston
Julian Cullen  as Private Frank Topp
Leon Stripp  as Chopper Gunner #1
Jon Iles  as Chopper Gunner #2
Alex Neal  as Flight Lieutenant Bob Grandin
Geoffrey Winter  as Col Joye
Benjamin Shannon  as Joy Boy Drummer
Tyler Goes  as Joy Boy Bass Player
Oliver Lacey  as Joy Boy #3
Stephen Adams  as Joy Boy #4
Luis Barnett  as Lance Corporal Mark Walsh
Ethan Robinson  as Private Alf Bartlett
Hugo Koehne  as Second Lieutenant John O'Halloran
Jay Kiriona  as Lance Bombardier Willie Walker
Aaron L. McGrath  as Private Brian Hornung (as Aaron McGrath)
Felix Johnson  as Lance Corporal Barry Magnussen
Jarryd Doyle  as Private John Heslewood
Zachary Denman  as Corporal Barry 'Bluey' Moore
Julian Lawrence  as Lance Corporal John Robbins
Christopher Sommers  as Group Captain Peter Raw
Ri-Jie Kwok  as NVA Sniper
Victoria Liu  as Female Viet Cong #1
Oakley Kwon  as Female Viet Cong #2
Connor Clarke  as Private Jim Richmond
Paul Allica  as F4 Phantom Pilot
Andrew Douglas George  as Major Owen O'Brien (as Andrew George)
Sonny Le  as NVA Commander
Corey Matheson  as Private Rick Aldersea
Joel Drabble  as Radio Operator
Subaru Muroi  as NVA Bugle Player
Tim Weir  as Corporal Laurie Drinkwater
Trinity L Beals  as NV Sniper (credit only)
Vico Thai  as Viet Soldier

Release date

When is Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan movie release date?

"Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 8, 2019 (Australia) distributing by Transmission Films, Aya Pro, Saban Films, Westec Media Limited, Inopia Films, Lumix Media, Noble Entertainment, Noori Pictures, Notorious Pictures, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Pris Audiovisuais and Splendid Film.


What are Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan filming details?

The duration of the film is 118 minutes. With a budget of $24 million AUD, the film grossed over $2 million.

"Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan movie?

"Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.8/10.

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