Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.
1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Wardaddy's pistol is a Smith and Wesson M1917, issued primarily in WWI to supplement the standard-issue Colt M1911, which was in short supply. They were also issued on a limited basis to second-line and non-deployed troops during WWII. See more »
When Norman enters the ambulance, the windows are almost completely obscured with dust and dirt. Once inside, he can easily see out. See more »
I've never even seen the inside of a tank. I'm a clerk typist. Was heading to Fifth Corps HQ, and they pulled me off the truck. They sent me here. It's gotta be a mistake.
Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis:
Mistake? Army don't make mistakes. It wouldn't do.
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The opening title is indirectly shown by the painting on the tank. See more »
My title is how I imagine the brainstorming session by the production team of this movie was kicked off. The writers of the movie have made the error of forgetting that Inglorious Basterds wasn't actually supposed to be taken seriously. The movie takes itself so seriously it is actually offensive. It is the film equivalent of the 'Commando' graphic novels of the 1960's My fear is that as time goes by, subsequent generations might see films like this and think that it represents some form of factual representation. The one thing that I find really tiresome about this and numerous other films of the past 10 years and television series such as 'Band of Brothers' is the assertion that the treatment of the Jews during the war and the other horrific actions of the SS was somehow common knowledge to the troops invading Europe. It wasn't, it barely was known to the public even years afterwards, so stop using it as an excuse for characters to commit fictional war crimes in retribution.
I won't get bogged down in the dozens of other historical inaccuracies, historically revisionist statements and attitudes of the characters and pure idiocy of the plot and just say that films like this take us back to the bad old days of the post war vainglorious posturing where the only good German is a dead German.
Avoid this and hope they don't make any more.
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