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The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.

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Maj. Jack Jones
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Cpl. Bob Rains
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Lt. Steinar Mortensen
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Jensen
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Sgt. MacKenzie
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Flt. Sgt. Roger Rollright
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RMP Col. Archer
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Cpl. Syd Brightling
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Riley
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Gable
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Teichman (as Jan Erik Madsen)
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Dobson
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Sophie Holbrook
Tony Hood ...
Sergeant Gray
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Based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando during World War II this is a story which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, could change the course of the war. Written by comingsoon.net

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This movie about James Bond creator Ian Fleming's "30 Commando Unit" stars Sean Bean who had around fourteen years earlier co-starred as the rogue agent villain in the James Bond film GoldenEye (1995). See more »

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During the shoot out at the farm, when the Germans first approach, Rains is first seen pressing up against the wall, but in the next shot he's lying on the floor in the center of the room. See more »

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Do not watch!!!!
6 July 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I had some hopes for this. Not very High ones. Just some hopes. But they were dashed from the opening get go.

Danny Dyer does not pull the stops out for this one. Despite what you might read. The delivery of his lines is wooden and he is so out of place. He can only play a cockney geezer from modern day London and hes best suited to sticking to that role.

Sean Beans performance is very good as always but that doesn't make the movie worth watching.

Historically the movies is very inaccurate. Not just the premise but also the uniforms, weapons, Equipment etc. (especially among the Germans) The German units are portrayed as one dimensional Psychopathic death machines thats straight out of a comic book.

Like I said the story is inaccurate to the level that they just made it up. Some of the spoken lines (especially Dyers) are so cheesy its shocking.

For a low budget film this could of been Amazing. But the people in charge of it seemingly wanted to make up there own version of history (think wild geese,Dirty dozen etc but without the fun or prestige). If they had only done some serious research into The units of WW2, There equipment and there stories a fantastic film could of been made. instead they decided to make up there own thing. Which is awful unfortunately.


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