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5 Days of War (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, War  |  6 June 2011 (Georgia)
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A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

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Tatia Meddevi
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Sebastian Ganz
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Miriam Eisner
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Cpt. Rezo Avaliani
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Col. Alexandr Demidov (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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Anton Meddevi
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Zoe
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Michael Stilton (as Ken Cranham)
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Minister Temur Iakobashvili
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A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Their only weapon is the truth.

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Action | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody war violence and atrocities, and for pervasive language. | See all certifications »

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6 June 2011 (Georgia)  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,254 (USA) (19 August 2011)

Gross:

$17,149 (USA) (9 September 2011)
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Trivia

In the scene of mayhem Avnevi village on one of the tanks was written inscription "Chinval, Moskva za toboi!" (Tskhinvali, Moscow behind you!). See more »

Goofs

News announcer quotes Vladimir Putin that "the loss Georgia was a major geopolitical tragedy of the twentieth century" (apparently meaning the South Ossetian War 1991-92). Putin has never said that. In fact, in 2005 he referred to collapse of the Soviet Union the main geopolitical tragedy of the twentieth-century. See more »

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amazing action and effects,....horribly executed film
12 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

the only reason i am giving this film a 5 is mainly due to the action. The action was incredibly choreographed and excellent special effects. Great Cinematography.

Now, the story, plot, acting, writing, historical accuracy,.....all crap. it was horribly inaccurate and biased toward the Georgians, who actually started the war. it was basically a big fat Georgian propaganda film. both sides committed atrocities in this horrible 5 day war. it wasn't good guy vs bad guy, it was bad guy vs bad guy. If the writers and Director had done any research, they'd know all of this.

next, the story, plot, and writing. the story is just badly planned out, and doesn't really show any background,....mainly due to the fact that this is a huge propaganda Georgia film. The plot was plain and predictable. So, that really made me not enjoy this film. The writing was pretty p_i_s_s_ poor. No background story, the lines were stiff and just not emotional at all.

acting was bad, but not horrendous. I have seen much much worse.

all in all, this movie could have been one amazing work of art and story telling, but they got too focused on the money, which they obviously failed miserably at: $12,000,000 budget, only got $60,000 in the box office. So yeah, overall just a good one time watch when you are ridiculously bored out of your mind


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