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Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  4 November 2012 (USA)
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A group of Navy SEALs come to learn the identity of their target: Osama bin Laden.

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Arab Man (as Suhail Dabbach)
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When the rumored whereabouts of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the CIA readies a team of seasoned U.S. Navy SEALs for the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ramifications of an unannounced attack on Pakistani soil, the Pentagon orders the attack. The SEAL Team bands together to complete their mission of justice in a riveting final showdown. Written by Nat Geo

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The scenes depicting Peshawar, Pakistan were actually shot at somewhere in Maharashtra, India. This is clearly evident from the license plate numbers of the vehicles that can be seen on the road. The numbers start with 'MH' which is the code for the state of Maharashtra. Also the actors playing the roles of CIA assets in the scenes are famous Indian TV actors. See more »

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The SEAL Lieutenant Commander's uniform sleeves show the proper striping, but do not show the proper insignia above the striping. If the Lt. Commander is an Unlimited Line Officer, there should be a 5-pointed star above the striping. If he is a Limited Duty Officer, then the SEAL Trident should be above the striping. See more »

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Cherry: It's a good day to be a Seal. It's a good day to be an American.
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Good Entertainment Even with the Lack of Drama
8 November 2012 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden (2012)

*** (out of 4)

Made-for-TV docudrama taking a look at the Seal operation's twenty-two minute mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden. The film starts off nearly a year earlier when the CIA comes across information of a possible hideout for the terrorist and then we follow the steps it took to take him down. SEAL TEAM SIX certainly isn't a masterpiece and there are all sorts of flaws in it but at the same time I think it gets the job done with a high entertainment factor. I think the film works best as pure entertainment because there's really a lack of drama or suspense that keeps it from being better. I'm not even certain how accurate everything is but this here doesn't matter too much because there's no question that the film grabs your attention right from the start and doesn't let it go. I think the best moments in the film are all the behind the scenes stuff where we get to see what was going on inside the CIA as they were trying to get the President to sign off on the operation. I enjoyed seeing this stuff as the CIA would have to discuss what proof they had that bin Laden was in this building as well as having to look at what would happen if they were wrong. The performances were all very good and one really couldn't ask for more. The flaws of the film include some very weak CGI effects at times as well as an annoying use of real photographs to try and build drama. Most of the photographs are of President Obama and having still frame photos in the movie just made the thing feel cheap and it certainly didn't add anything. We'll have to wait and see how the second, theatrical bin Laden movie will compare but while this one is flawed it's at least entertaining.


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