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12 Strong (2018)

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12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban.

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The True Story of the Army's Special Forces "Green Berets", who within weeks responded to the 9-11 attack. Green Berets, with the help of the 160th SOAR(A), took over the country and allowed other Special Forces and the rest of the conventional military to begin the more publicly visible war. Written by Oso

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The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers See more »

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Action | Drama | History | War

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rated R for war violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$15,815,025, 21 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,148,206, 15 February 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,159,610, 28 January 2018
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Trivia

Second Collaboration on real life events between Thad Luckinbill Kenneth Miller and Geoff Stults the first one being Only The Brave about the Granite Mountain Hotshots. See more »

Goofs

In the description the warlord is called an Afghani. Afghani is the name of the currency of Afghanistan. A person from Afghanistan is called an Afghan. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Mulholland: The most important thing you take into battle, is the reason why.
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, a photograph of the real team is shown. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: Eric McCormack/Rob Riggle/Tom Thakkar (2017) See more »

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Al Adhan
Performed by Youssef El Mejjad
Traditional, Arranged by Pat Jabbar
Courtesy of Barraka El Farnatshi Productions
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Pros

  • Strong performance from Chris Hemsworth.
  • Really interesting story with exciting actions scenes


Cons
  • Lacks character development
  • Film relied to heavily on Hemsworth and that took away from the scope of the battles
  • Uninteresting first act
  • Film does nothing to separate from other war films, pushes no bounders


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