Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

Buy New

Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Buy Used
Used - Very Good See details
$6.00 + $3.99 shipping
Sold by goHastings.

Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.50 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Fulfillment Express US Add to Cart
$9.81  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Radio Computer Supply Add to Cart
$12.98  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
turntostart Add to Cart
$13.19  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

Memorial Day [Blu-ray] (2010)

Jonathan Bennett , James Cromwell , Samuel Fischer  |  Unrated |  Blu-ray
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (400 customer reviews)

List Price: $17.97
Price: $9.49 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $8.48 (47%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 18 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
Want it Monday, Sept. 22? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
Watch Instantly with Prime Members Rent Buy
Memorial Day
$2.99 $8.99

Other Formats & Versions

Amazon Price New from Used from
Blu-ray 1-Disc Version $9.49  
DVD 1-Disc Version $5.99  
Save on Top Movies $4.99 or Less
Save on top movies $4.99 or less in our featured deals and new releases store. Shop now

Frequently Bought Together

Memorial Day [Blu-ray] + Act of Valor [Blu-ray] + Lone Survivor (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD with UltraViolet)
Price for all three: $44.46

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Product Details

  • Actors: Jonathan Bennett, James Cromwell, John Cromwell, Jackson Bond
  • Directors: Samuel Fischer
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • DVD Release Date: May 29, 2012
  • Run Time: 104 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (400 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B007D7GM32
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #127,333 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Editorial Reviews

When SSgt. Kyle Vogel leaves a handwritten letter on the seat of his car, grabs a pistol and steps into a Minnesota forest, we wonder who he is and what he's about to do. Flash back a few months as Vogel lies wounded in a hospital near Anbar Province, Iraq. The night before he's due to return to combat, his doctor, Lt. Kelly Tripp, presses him on why he's so obsessed with collecting battle souvenirs. Kyle proceeds to tell her what happened on Memorial Day, 1993, when, as a 13-year old boy, he discovered his Grandpa Bud's WWII footlocker. Though reluctant to talk about the war, Bud, who served with the 82nd Airborne, strikes a deal with Kyle: "Pick any three objects, and I'll tell you the story behind each one." As we see Bud's WWII tales from Europe, we also see how Kyle's experiences in Iraq have paralleled them-and how that day on the porch will affect how he ultimately deals with the losses, regrets and moral dilemmas that unite all soldiers across wars and generations.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
111 of 113 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Combat Veteran's Perspective March 2, 2012
This movie is a poignant characterization of the conflict that combat veterans live with, during and after their experiences. Focused on a WWII U.S. Paratrooper and his grandson it gives us a sense of the emotions that many combat veterans of all eras may go through - having to make a decision during a war that you know is going to end badly for someone and then having to live with your decision or in having friends be killed or injured. Anyone who has had a family member or friend who has seen combat can recognize the defensive wall that many veterans erect as their way of dealing with the experience. Hopefully this movie will encourage at least some of those veterans to allow their friends and family to try to understand.
Was this review helpful to you?
68 of 70 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must see for any generation!! March 28, 2012
By Megan
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I was lucky enough to see a screening of this film, and was blown away. To echo the reviews below, it's more than a war movie, it's a family movie. The movie crosses multiple generations, and encompasses stories from two wars. For those from the WWII generation this will bring back their own memories from a time with the war was very much part of their daily life. For those with loved ones serving now it gives a real face to what is happening. For everyone else it's a solid reminder that memories are stories that need to be shared, that burdens can't be carried alone and that all generations have something to give to one another.

Additionally, it teaches us that Memorial Day is more than a time for picnics and BBQ, more than just a free day off and a parade but that it's a day when we honor and remember.

I strongly recommend this for anyone, not just those with military ties
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
60 of 62 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Memorial Day July 1, 2012
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
As a Marine veteran and grandfather, this film touched me on both counts. As a veteran, the meaning/importance of those small "souvenirs" one acquires during their time in service can be both cherished and guarded. This film approaches that importance with reverence without the carnage usually found in "military movies".

The closeness between the grandfather and his grandson was also touching and special. I am lucky to be very close to the only grandchild I have, a boy of 5 1/2. We have, since his birth, had a special relationship that continues to grow each day. I too have things to share with him someday.

Sometimes fathers, because of their role and lack of experience/wisdom, cannot share with their son, daughter, or other family members. With the years comes a realization of the memories tucked away which those "souvenirs" represent. This film helped in my confirmation of that.

I recommend this film to all Vet's and their families, and everyone else. I hope I have/will not be the only veteran/grandfather that is touched in this way. I also hope that it helps all who view it to share, respect, and understand those "things" that may never be spoken of by the veteran.

The "story" is 5 star. Own the DVD/Blue-Ray; share it with all who will sit still long enough to watch it. Lord knows we sit and watch allot less deserving films.
Was this review helpful to you?
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As a Combat Veteran I recomend this movie May 27, 2012
Format:Amazon Instant Video|Verified Purchase
This movie is very good. A great memorial day movie. The situations are not over done, or melodramatic but true to life. I recomend this movie, one of the best films I have seen in years.

I think any combat veteran will be able to relate to these characters. I would write more but I do not want to spoil it. I don't see how anyone could not enjoy this movie.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Premiered in Camp Ripley, MN April 17, 2012
By HaydenB
I was one of the lucky few to see this film in Camp Ripley MN. Some of the cast and Director came to our base and gave us a primer of the film. It was emotional but exciting. I could relate to the story line because my grandfather is a WWII vet served for 6 years and I have been in the MN National Guard for 12 years with 2 combat tours to Iraq. If you can relate to that at all it is a must see.
Was this review helpful to you?
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome! March 8, 2012
By woiow
This is a GOT TO SEE! It you like a good story line with great war action, add this to your library!
Was this review helpful to you?
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars celebrate Memorial Day April 2, 2012
This movie gives renewed meaning to why we celebrate Memorial Day.
This movie is realistic in its war scenes without unnecessary blood and gore.
I admit that this holiday used to be a reason to have a "3 day weekend".
Now I will remember the sacrifice that all of our soldiers have made through the years.
I hope this encourages all veterans to tell their stories so that we and future generations will understand and appreciate their experiences.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nicely Done May 29, 2012
Format:Amazon Instant Video|Verified Purchase
I watched this late Memorial Day evening. The film is well-conceived, well-written, and well-acted. It was a perfect way to end the weekend.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Look for Similar Items by Category