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Army of One (2016)

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After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.

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Larry Charles

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Gary Faulkner
Russell Brand ... God
Wendi McLendon-Covey ... Marci Mitchell
Amer Chadha-Patel ... Osama Bin Laden / Shoe Bomber
Paul Scheer ... Pickles
Will Sasso ... Roy
Chenoa Morison Chenoa Morison ... Lizzie
Denis O'Hare ... Agent Doss
Rainn Wilson ... Agent Simons
Qualid Mezouar Qualid Mezouar ... Front Desk Clerk
Zakaria Atifi Zakaria Atifi ... Hotel Security Guard (as Attifi Zakaria)
Mohamad Zeroual Mohamad Zeroual ... Airplane Passenger #1
Wafaa Chaib Wafaa Chaib ... Flight Attendant
My Driss Maarouf My Driss Maarouf ... Airplane Passenger #2
Youssef Ait Mansour Youssef Ait Mansour ... Pakistani Customs Agent #1
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Storyline

Frustrated with the U.S. Government for its fruitless efforts to bring down Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden, the eccentric middle-aged, part-time construction worker Gary Faulkner, after a personal visit by God himself, takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to get the job done. With the intention to bloodlessly capture and bring the infamous, yet, elusive leader to justice, Colorado's former handyman turned vigilante, will overlook his problems with diabetes and meticulously prepare for the long and perilous journey. Between reality and pre-dialysis hallucinations, armed only with a teleshop katana and a Stars and Stripes hang glider, this American samurai on a mission from God is determined to take matters into his own hands and succeed at any cost. Is he a hero or a crackpot? Written by Nick Riganas

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One man's wildly true quest to capture Osama Bin Laden See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 November 2016 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

Army of One: Ein Mann auf göttlicher Mission See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$372,194
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to Nicolas Cage, director Larry Charles didn't get a final cut See more »

Quotes

God: Shit happens, Gary. Crying about it don't do any good. But this, Gary... this is your sword that I give onto thee, and as long as you behold it, you need never fear any man. You are special. I choose you to wield this sword, and as long as it's in your possession, you need never know fear again!
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Crazy Credits

During the ending credits, real news footage of Gary Faulkner is shown. The footage ends with a statement, "Gary is currently planning to use the money made from this film to buy a kidney so that he can continue his mission." See more »

Connections

References Con Air (1997) See more »

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Swing And Sway
Written By: Ken Morrison
Performed By The Morrie Morrison Orchestra
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Loved this movie. Cage comedy
17 November 2016 | by rebeccax5See all my reviews

Hilarious movie. Can't understand the bad reviews. Cage should get an Oscar for the. most absurd performance ever.

Reading the reviews it's like how can they be so serious!? This Is comedy gold. Ridiculous is a good thing.

I usually like Nicholas Cage in everything even all his camp movies, but this one takes the cake. He transforms in the weirdest archetype of crazy. Truly clinical madness. Proves Nicolas Cage has more guts then you ever thought

Russell Brand is perfect in his supporting role as is Wendy Covey.

A gem of idiocy.


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