|Patrick Swayze||Jed Eckert|
|C. Thomas Howell||Robert Morris|
|Charlie Sheen||Matt Eckert|
|Harry Dean Stanton||Tom Eckert|
|Powers Boothe||Lt. Col. Andrew 'Andy' Tanner|
In an alternate 1980s, the United States stands alone as communism grows stronger. When Soviet soldiers invade a small Colorado town, brothers Jed and Matt Eckert escape with friends to the forest. With their father, Tom, a prisoner of the invading army, the children decide to fight against the Soviets. As the country comes under increasing attack, the group teams up with Lt. Col. Andrew Tanner to take back their town.