In 1996 a rather famous film was made here at Indian Cliffs Ranch. In that film, the ranch because Iraq during Gulf War I. The movie starred Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Matt Damon. It was titled Courage Under Fire. Many of the props used in Courage Under Fire were left behind, and are now full-fledged tourist attractions here at the Indian Cliffs Ranch.
Well, not all the hardware here started life as movie props. At some point this was a very real Bell UH-1 Huey:
Other “helicopter” props are obviously meant to be seen only from a distance:
Courage Under Fire is far from the only film ever shot here at Indian Cliffs. I’ve already mentioned Resurrection with Ellen Burstyn, but here’s a more obscure entry. The Cadillac pictured below was used in a roll-over scene from the 1998 made-for-television film On the Border:
So, how about a new film titled “Courage on the Border While Under Fire“:
But it’s the war hardware that I find more interesting. So, I’ll leave you with this last taste of Indian Cliffs Ranch and Cattleman’s Steakhouse with a Fun Photo Friday gallery of more movie props from Courage Under Fire: