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Saving Jessica Lynch (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, War  |  9 November 2003 (USA)
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Based on the true story of the rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, by the United States army, in Iraq.

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Mohammed Al-Rehaief
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Pfc Jessica Lynch
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Greg Lynch Sr.
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1st Sergeant Robert J. Dowdy
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Pfc Lori Piestewa
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Iman Al-Rehaief
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Spc Shoshana Johnson
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Capt. Troy King
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Pvt. Dale Nace
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Fedayeen Colonel
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Colonel Curry
Lina Patel ...
Dr. Hamida
Amy Jones ...
Dee Lynch
Rafael Tamayo ...
Spc Edgar Hernandez
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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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Film debut of Crystal Mantecon in the uncredited role of an Iraqi woman. See more »

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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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Very good
11 January 2013 | by (belgrade) – See all my reviews

Very good movie, especially because it is first movie about Iraqi war, filmed only 6 month after war ends. Despite poor critics, 'true story' debates, even PFC Lynch's rescue detail challenges, hey, it is another American action movie. Lot of army stuff, glimpse in the Iraqi soldiers life, which reminds me like overrated 'Black Hawk Down'. This movie is BASED on true story, so any director adjusts story to movie as much as he want (especialy American directors). By the way, even Richard Attenborough's Chaplin (great movie) have same true story mismatching, so what? Movies are movies, if you want true story details, read biographies!


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