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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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Cashing in
22 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Movie was more of a way to cash in on the hysteria of the time. For those who watch it, pay careful attention to the terrain, most of it was filmed in downtown Dallas and nearby areas. Better yet, watch Walker Texas Ranger and this movie at the same time. Look familiar? hehe

Ironically it was cheaper to spread sand and slap styrofoam on old buildings than film in LA or Canada, although the namesake star is a Canadian.

Some trivia, the hospital used was an abandoned one and when the art department put a Saddam portrait outside, it would be paintballed overnight and some guy drove all the way from Longview to Dallas to protest the Iraqis invading Texas.

Overall I would give it a 5 out of 10, not sure if it is available at your local Blockbuster yet.


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