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The Veteran (2011)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  29 April 2011 (UK)
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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Robert Miller
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Chris Turner
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Gerry Langdon
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Eboseta Ayemere ...
Ryan Sahal
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Fawwaz Abdullah
Christopher Peter Smith ...
Omar
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Khaled
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Ramush Jashari
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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Gerry Langdon: The organizing principle of any society is for war. The basic authority of the modern state over its people resides in its war powers. Today its oil, tomorrow water. It's what we like to call the GOD business; Guns, Oil, and Drugs. But there is a problem. Our way of life, its over. It's unsustainable and in rapid decline, that's why we implement demand destruction. We continue to make money as the world burns. But for this to work the people have to remain ignorant of the problem ...
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An Intelligent, Thought-Provoking, Stark Movie..
8 August 2011 | by (Vermont) – See all my reviews

I also agree that the British seem do this genre well. The principal actor did a fine job a very good job..earned every dollar. Another character's premises that the war on terrorism is all about GOD (guns,oil and drugs), used to keep people in control and in fear for economic reasons, is most likely, reality. Yet what I found most interesting was how how accurately the movie depicts the real present day London as an extremely somber, soul-sucking urban far-scape.. IMHO, it all sucks; the food, the atmosphere, everything..Woof. Sorry! And this treatment certainly rams that home. The shootout at the climax was a chilling, honestly portrayed rendition of violence, spot on... I found it to be a sad, uncomfortable, yet thought provoking and extremely entertaining movie. Job well done!


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