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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
"Max Manus" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Biography, Drama  |  3 September 2010 (USA)
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The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.

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Kriminolrot Siegfried Fehmer
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Kolbein Lauring
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Oberschirführer Karl Höhler
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The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.

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Norway's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »

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At the first sabotage action in the film we see a brightly lit Oslo harbor. In reality, however, a blackout was enforced in case of allied bombing raids. See more »

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Colonel J.S. Wilson: Whiskey?
Max Manus: ...No thank you, Sir, I've quit.
Colonel J.S. Wilson: Who the hell stops drinking in the middle of a bloody war?
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Excellent Norwegian movie
7 June 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

First off, I must say that I didn't expect much even if Aksel Hennie was in the main role. And as a bonus, Nicolai Cleve Broch is in it as well. Both are two of the greatest actors in Norway, and boy.. They play well together (wich they also proved in 'Uno') But I was surprised. VERY surprised.

This movie had it all! Good in-depth characters, good story, action, love, sorrow.. you name it. I was thrilled. I had goosebumps at several times and could feel the tears pushing on a at least three of four times.

If you want to see a movie that got it all, even if you don't like movies about war. See it. I promise you that you wont regret it.

This movie became my favorite, and I will see it again for sure.

A strong 10\10.


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