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Saving Jessica Lynch (2003)

Based on the true story of the rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, by the United States army, in Iraq.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohammed Al-Rehaief
Pfc Jessica Lynch
Greg Lynch Sr.
1st Sergeant Robert J. Dowdy
Pfc Lori Piestewa
Iman Al-Rehaief
Spc Shoshana Johnson
Capt. Troy King
Pvt. Dale Nace
Fedayeen Colonel
Colonel Curry
Lina Patel ...
Dr. Hamida
Amy Jones ...
Dee Lynch
Rafael Tamayo ...
Spc Edgar Hernandez


When Mohammed Al-Rehaief, a young Iraqi lawyer, learns that Private first class Jessica Lynch, a 19-year old U.S. soldier from West Virginia, is held as POW in an Iraqi hospital, he wants to find out what a girl the age of his own daughters is doing and why she's being held, both the U.S. troops and his nationalist countrymen start treating him as a suspect- his personal drama is adding itself to hers and countless other ones in post-Saddam Iraq... Written by Anonymous

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9 November 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Resgate de Jessica Lynch  »

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1.33 : 1
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Aired seven months after the events it depicts occurred. See more »


When the convoy is driving through Nasiriyah just before they are attacked, Reunion Tower (a major feature of Dallas' downtown skyline) is clearly visible in the background. See more »

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9 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

The real story of the Jessica Lynch affair is how the Pentagon lied to the country trying to depict miss Lynch as a hero, fighting off the enemy, when in actual fact all she suffered was getting injured and caught by the enemy. It was strange that CBS chose today to air (60 mins) the real story of what happened on that day and by the looks of it Jessica did not do much , contrary to the usual lying spin we get from our leaders today. The film, although technically well done is about nothing, with no conflict no interest and a who f*%&+#@ cares outcome. It is about nothing and the only reason why this story surfaced is because of the lie perpetrated by those who would blind us about the horrible immoral and unworthy war we are sending our children to.

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