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Act of Valor (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller, War  |  24 February 2012 (USA)
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An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rorke Denver ...
Lieutenant Rorke (as LCDR Rorke)
Dave ...
Chief Dave (as SOC Dave)
Sonny ...
SO1 Sonny (as SOC Sonny)
Weimy ...
SO1 Weimy (as SOC Weimy)
Ray ...
SO1 Ray (as SO1 Ray)
Ajay ...
SO1 Ajay (as SO1 Ajay)
Mikey ...
SO1 Mikey (as SOC Mikey)
Van D. ...
Senior Chief Otto (as SOCS Van D)
Katelyn ...
LT Lyons (as Katelyn)
Callaghan ...
Admiral Callaghan (as Admiral Callaghan)
Duncan Smith ...
Captain Duncan Smith (as Captain Duncan Smith)
Billy ...
SWCC Boat Senior Chief (as SOCS BIlly)
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An unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking, Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the film combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes audiences deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home. Each time they accomplish their mission, a new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which ... Written by Relativity Media

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The only easy day was yesterday. See more »

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Action | Thriller | War

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Rated R for strong violence including some torture, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 February 2012 (USA)  »

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I Am That Man  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,476,632 (USA) (24 February 2012)

Gross:

$70,011,073 (USA) (1 June 2012)
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In the commentary the producers say the torture scene is a "Hollywood" torture scene. The stories that they researched and heard about were far more sadistic and gory than what they shot on scene. They were also certain they would get a X rating if they filmed some the methods they researched. See more »

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When Dave uses his sidearm to engage the final terrorist attempting to enter the tunnel, the slide locks back each time he fires, indicating only one round was loaded during each take. See more »

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[first lines]
LT Rorke: Before my father died, he said the worst thing about growing old was that other men stopped seeing you as dangerous. I've always remembered that, how being dangerous was sacred, a badge of honor. You live your life by a code, an ethos. Every man does. It's your shoreline. It's what guides you home. And trust me, you're always trying to get home.
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A bad movie all the way!
5 July 2013 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I believe there should be a difference between historical facts & patriotism stuff and a movie. I pay money to see a movie to be entertained and not to start singing the national anthem. Perhaps the real seals are great people and they deserve lots of stuff. But when I want to see a movie (not a documentary) I would like to have some entertainment.

Well, this movie is really bad, totally bad, it could not be worse. The actors are bad, the story is bad and boring. I recorded the movie luckily and I could fast forward all the stupid dialogs and bad actors acting. It was such a terrible movie, it totally sucked! It sucked more than any worst Russian movie, it was that bad. I wasted a half an hour of my life on a totally terrible movie. I will never make this mistake again. When I will see some movie with the word Seals, I will dump it like a bad apple. Just for patriotism and propaganda stuff, I can go to North Korea and have lots of this entertainment. And free, too. :-)


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