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Bill Birrell in Purple Heart

Purple Heart

2006 R

Shortly before the Iraq War, Col. Allen (William Sadler) sends Marine sniper Oscar Padilla (Demetrius Navarro) on a covert assignment to assassinate Saddam Hussein. The mission fails, and Padilla is tortured in an Iraqi prison. Although he's eventually freed, his story is far from over. Sent home to deal with the emotional aftermath of his imprisonment, Padilla is still a target: Now, Allen wants to eliminate him before he can tell his story.