"Rashomon" meets "A Few Good Men" in "Basic," a military thriller from director John McTiernan. After abrasive sergeant Samuel L. Jackson's training mission in Panama leads to the disappearance of several Army Rangers, disgraced DEA agent John Travolta is called in to investigate. What unfolds is a labyrinthine plot of deception, drugs and death where nothing is what it seems. Timothy Daly, Connie Nielsen, Giovanni Ribisi, Taye Diggs co-star. Then, "S.W.A.T."─loosely based on the '70s TV series─stars Jackson as "Hondo" Harrelson, veteran head of L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics unit. When jailed international arms dealer Olivier Martinez offers a $100 million reward to anyone who can spring him during a prison transfer, Jackson must recruit an elite S.W.A.T. team that includes Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez and LL Cool J to keep the city from exploding into chaos. 3 1/2 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.