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The Wall (2017)

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Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.

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Doug Liman

Writer:

Dwain Worrell
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson ... Isaac
John Cena ... Matthews
Laith Nakli ... Juba (voice)
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Storyline

During the Iraq War, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shane Matthews is a sniper who is sent to investigate a pipeline construction site in the desert of the country, with his spotter, Sergeant Allen Isaac. The pair patiently wait 22 hours on over-watch before determining that the site is clear. Matthews proceeds to investigate the site, but is shot by an Iraqi sniper. Isaac tries to rescue the dying Matthews, but he is also wounded in the right knee and has his radio damaged and his water bottle destroyed in the process..

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Plot Keywords:

sniper | soldier | deception | wound | duel | See All (59) »

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You can't run. You can't hide. You can only fight. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout and some war violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2017 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

En la mira del francotirador See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$897,955, 14 May 2017

Gross USA:

$1,803,064

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,476,705
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nicholas Irving, former US RANGER Sniper and author of The Reaper is a technical advisor on this project. Irving was nicknamed "the reaper" during his tours of duty in Afghanistan See more »

Goofs

Around 12 minutes 10 seconds into the movie, after taking initial fire from the sniper, Isaac calls out for John Cena's character, Staff Sergeant Shane Matthews, but mistakenly calls out "John". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Matthews: [sighting through his scope from a bush] Nothin'. Hit n' run. Whoever it was they're gone. War's over, he got the memo.
[sighs]
Matthews: Ize?
[bird squawking]
Matthews: Allen? Ize!
Isaac: [on his radio] What?
Matthews: We got no movement, not a sign of a shadow... How long we been here, man? 18, plus?
Isaac: 20.
Matthews: [sighs] Jesus. There's nobody fuckin' out there, man.
[...]
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I'll Make Love to You
Performed by Boyz II Men
Written by Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds (as Kenneth Edmonds)
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Don't bother
19 August 2017 | by wlo-66444See all my reviews

Just another anti-American propaganda film from the progressive leftist media.

Pathetic.

It makes you wonder about the agenda of today's film makers when they create "stories" about experiences that they know nothing about.

And then they glorify the enemy of our countrymen as well.

Note to the anti-American "americans", the mission is to help rebuild the infrastructure and economy of the (insert name of foreign country) so that they can become sustainable in their own right...

"Biting the hand that feeds them".


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