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Proud (2004)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  11 November 2004 (USA)
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The true story of one of only two U.S. Navy ships that saw combat in World War II with African-American crews.

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The true story of one of only two U.S. Navy ships that saw combat in World War II with African-American crews.

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Rated PG for thematic elements, language and mild violence | See all certifications »
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Proudly We Served  »

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Mary Pat Kelly first came upon this story while doing research about American soldiers in Ireland during World War II for a documentary on Ireland. See more »

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The movie refers to A.W.O.L. (Absent With Out Leave) which is an Army term. The correct term for the Navy is U.A. (Unauthorized Absence). See more »

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References The Birth of a Nation (1915) See more »

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She's Funny That Way
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Music by Neil Moret
Lyrics by Richard A. Whiting
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The worst movie I have seen
6 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Full marks for the content of this film, as a Brit I was not aware that there was segregation in the US Navy during WWII. A very brave attempt to bring this fact to the world. However, the movie is pathetic, direction is non existent, the acting is wooden and the script is just one cliché after another. I can honestly say that this is one of the worst movies I have ever seen. I sat and cringed from the start until the end at the very poor way that this had been put together. This could have been a great movie, the story for many of us outside of the US was new, unique and also interesting. The sad fact of the matter is the way that it was put together. It is unfortunate that a true story like this, which could have changed people's attitudes, has been squandered on a low budget, badly directed movie. I only hope that some time in the future, one of the major studios will take this theme and do it justice.


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