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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

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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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Drama | War

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9 November 2003 (USA)  »

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O Resgate de Jessica Lynch  »

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In the promos for the movie that NBC would run at the bottom the screen during other shows, the title of the movie, "Saving Jessica Lynch" can be seen first in Arabic that morphs into English. 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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Sleeping Jessica Lynch
10 November 2003 | by (Detroit, USA) – See all my reviews

Hard to see what Jessica Lynch did to become a hero from this movie. She spent most of the film in a hospital bed.

The battle scene in which she was captured showed her knocked out in an accident while her fellow soldiers battled against overwhelming Iraqi forces. It would be nice to see a movie about those folks and not about a woman who was asleep the whole time.


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