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American Soldiers (2005)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, History  |  16 May 2006 (USA)
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A group of U.S. soldiers defy their country when they release mistreated prisoners.

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Iraq, 2004: during a routine sortie a US patrol is ambushed and the young soldiers are forced to put their training and skills into action fast. A determined foe with superior local knowledge, the Fedayeen insurgents soon draw them into close quarter combat and a desperate fight for survival. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for pervasive war violence and language | See all certifications »
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American Marines - Die Elite Einheit  »

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When the squad approaches a suspected vehicle borne IED one soldier asks the other "how do you set off a car bomb?" the other soldier then radios back to the crew they have a car bomb. Standard operating procedure dictates that you do not transmit within 25 meters of a suspected IED because it could detonate it See more »

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By Far the Worst War Movie Ever
2 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After spending 22 years in the Army, after serving in several different regions of the world in many different capacities, this is by FAR the worst and most UNREALISTIC war movie EVER. There is no plot, there is no acting. The dialogue insults the viewer and the actors. The equipment and tactics displayed by the "good guys" and "bad guys" whichever side you're on, aren't even as realistic as in fantasy films, like "Lord of the Rings" or cartoons like "Bambi." I have seen anti-war and pro-war movies and propaganda. I enjoy watching independent films, but this was utter tripe. The only redeeming feature of this wasted effort is that it was actually less than 90 minutes. It was only 87 minutes long, and I don't think I could have lasted the last three.


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