Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. Written by
The first time we see the display of Dietz's radio while he is trying to reestablish communications, it is in COMSEC fill mode, used to load encryption keys, rather than operations mode. See more »
[pulling exhausted trainee from the water]
Six times three?
Hurry up, Hurry up, Hurry up... Hurry up.
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The movie is not easy to watch. Right at the beginning you'll some
training "videos" (more like footage) from the real people that are
depicted in this movie. But it will be apparent a couple of moments
later, that there is a lot of Death to follow. It's almost a case of
what can go wrong will go wrong. And while there are a lot of other
outcomes that this could've taken, decisions had been made,
consequences had to be taken (upon).
What really gets you though are not some clichés about soldiers (and I
think this stays as much as possible away from them), but the fact,
that this feels as real as it can be, without you actually being in a
war. Mark Wahlberg and the other actors have to go through a lot, when
... well you know what hits the fence. And it does hit pretty hard. Not
for anyone squeamish, this is fraught with tension ...
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