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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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Jensen
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Flt. Sgt. Roger Rollright
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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
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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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A hősök kora  »

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The film, about James Bond creator Ian Fleming's "30 Commando Unit" during the Second World War, was partially set in Norway where it shot there at Ålgård, Rogaland. Spectre (2015) was under consideration to film in that country too but shooting there was canceled in favor of Austria. Previously, the James Bond film Die Another Day (2002) had utilized Norway as a filming location, with the locales of Spitsbergen, Svalbard and Jostedal Glacier National Park, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane in Norway, for ice cliffs, ice palace environs and the car chase on ice sequence. See more »

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When identity discs (dog tags) are taken off the bodies of deceased soldiers, both discs are taken. In fact, only the red disc was supposed to be taken, with the green disc staying on the body to identify it. See more »

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Great in it's class
24 June 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I don't understand all those negative comments. It's a simple ww2 movie about a commando team in the making. The actors are acting good, but it never intended to be a deep Shakespeare like prizewinning movie. As war movies go, it's quite entertaining. I wasn't bored. It isn't the best movie i've seen, but it's really worthwhile.

It immediately made me think about all the dirty dozen movies, but those are more "the A-team like", this movie is more serious. I've seen almost all ww2 movies (i collect them) and this isn't one to miss.

Do not take this it to seriously, and you'll love it, if you do, you might get bored, it isn't a typical Hollywood blockbuster....


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