The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother.
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.
When a crusading chairperson of the military budget committee pressures the would be Navy secretary to begin full gender integration of the service, he offers the chance for a test case for a female trainee in the US Navy's elite SEAL/C.R.T. selection program. LT. Jordan O'Neill is given the assignment, but no one expects her to succeed in an inhumanly punishing regime that has a standard 60% dropout rate for men. However, O'Neill is determined to prove everyone wrong. Written by
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If O'Neil was to be accepted into the Combined Reconnaissance Teams, she would need to have already become a certified SEAL which obviously wouldn't have been possible. Also, other characters talk about "Hell Week" which is solely a term used in the Navy SEALs. See more »
Master Chief John Urgayle:
SIXTY PERCENT of you will NOT pass this course! How do I know? Because that is an historical FACT! Now for the bad news, I always like to get *one quitter* on the first day, and until I do, that first day *does not end!*
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This is the female version of G.I. Joe, where Demi Moore plays Jordan O'Niell, a female trainee in the US Navy who is sent to the SEAL/C.R.T. selection program. There, O'Neill endures a grueling and inhumanly punishing regime, but is determined to stay put and prove to everyone that she is capable of completing her training and is worthy of her spot in the Navy program.
Moore played the part pretty well, pulling off the macho role convincingly and proved she is a strong person to stand up to her all-male peers. Viggo Mortensen played the tormenting Chief John James Urgayle well - cunning, vicious and villainous. The rest of the cast consisted of the male officers, who also pulled off pretty convincing military roles. Them doubting O'Niell's ability to join the Navy and mocking her determination provided some intrigue in the movie. The scenes of the officers having to dig through food scraps from garbage bins for dinner and them listening to boring music while taking a test late at night were haunting.
The movie has a pretty fast moving plot and a nice touch of action, albeit some scenes were too gritty and over-the-top in my opinion, and much of the cinematography and visual were too dark. But overall, it's not a bad film; makes you feel the pain and grueling process of being in the military.
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