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Beyond Borders (2003)

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The world's cruelty is confronted with the love of two different people who tries to save mankind from poverty and war.

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Martin Campbell
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelina Jolie ... Sarah Jordan
Clive Owen ... Nick Callahan
Teri Polo ... Charlotte Jordan
Linus Roache ... Henry Bauford
Noah Emmerich ... Elliott Hauser
Yorick van Wageningen ... Steiger
Timothy West ... Lawrence Bauford
Kate Trotter ... Mrs. Bauford
Jonathan Higgins ... Philip (as Johnathan Higgins)
John Gausden John Gausden ... Jimmy Bauford
Isabelle Horler Isabelle Horler ... Anna Bauford
Iain Lee ... Master of Ceremonies
Keelan Anthony Keelan Anthony ... Jojo (as Keelan Anthony Ray Forsythe)
John Bourgeois ... Rolly
Kalyane Tea Kalyane Tea ... Steiger's Girlfriend
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Storyline

Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in 1984. She is married to Henry Bauford son of a wealthy British industrialist, when she encounters Nick Callahan a renegade doctor, whose impassioned plea for help to support his relief efforts in war-torn Africa moves her deeply. As a result, Sarah embarks upon a journey of discovery that leads to danger, heartbreak and romance in the far corners of the world. Written by Anonymous

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Where hope survives. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and war-related violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Ralph Fiennes was originally attached to this project when Oliver Stone was still slated to direct, according to an interview with Fiennes on Charlie Rose (December 28, 2000). See more »

Goofs

Dr. Nick Callahan claims a banana has 300 calories. In fact, a medium banana usually does not contain more than 80-100 calories when peeled. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sarah Jordan: I wonder, do we all know where we belong? And if we do, in our hearts, why do we so often do nothing about it? There must be more to this life, a purpose for us all, a place to belong. You were my home. I knew from the moment I met you, that night, so many years ago.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to all relief workers and the millions of people who are victims of war and persecution. They continue to inspire us all with their courage and will to survive. See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Angelina Jolie Movies (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Oye Como Va
Written by Tito Puente
Performed by Hour Lavy
Courtesy of Chlangden Production and Son Thoeung
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User Reviews

Excellent review by Mentalcritic
22 November 2004 | by instance28See all my reviews

I agree 98% with what Mentalcritic has to say about this film. I, too, felt that Jolie's character is quite selfish and though she did what she thought was the most helpful and self-sacrificing it was in fact pointless and irresponsible. There is, however, some good that comes of films like these.

The general public who would never know of the situations portrayed in the film are now introduced to a world they may never have known existed. I have been honored to serve overseas for aid purposes and was amazed when several friends(even those who know of my experience) would ask unbelievingly "The movie is a bit extreme. Things like that don't actually happen, right?" Sadly, what Beyond Borders showed us was the milder side of the world's human rights issues. It stimulates the humanitarian in an otherwise ignorant audience.


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Country:

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Language:

English | Amharic | Khmer | German | Chechen

Release Date:

24 October 2003 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,076,402, 26 October 2003

Gross USA:

$4,430,101

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,705,002
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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