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Last Flag Flying (2017)

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Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.

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In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with ex-Marines Sal and Mueller on a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides to forgo burial at Arlington Cemetery and, with the help of his old buddies, takes the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire. Written by Dave

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Their Last Mission Wasn't On The Battlefield

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3 November 2017 (USA)  »

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A Melhor Escolha  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$40,558, 5 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$950,713, 14 December 2017
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The film is a spiritual sequel to The Last Detail (1973). See more »

Quotes

Reverend Richard Mueller: I thought we were going to a funeral?
Sal Nealon: We are going to a funeral. Just looks like it's going to take a little longer to get there.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Tulip Fever (2017) See more »

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Old Man
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A film worth seeing!
28 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This film was excellent. For a drama, it had a lot of light moments. Bryan Cranston, Lawrence Fishburne, Steve Carrell and J. Quinton Johnson were great. As a Vietnam Veteran, I related to this very well. I won't give any spoilers here but it touched home for me. A movie worth seeing.


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