In War There Are Some Lines You Should Never Cross. Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson star in this high-flying action thriller filled with explosive excitement at every turn. The war was supposed to be over, but the battle to survive has only just begun. When U.S. Navy pilot Chris Burnett (Wilson) is shot down during a recon mission over Bosnia, he must fight to stay alive and evade hostile Serbian forces. With time running out, Burnettâ€™s commanding officer (Hackman) risks everything by launching a renegade rescue mission against strict NATO directives to bring American hero home.