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12 Strong (2018)

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12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

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Nicolai Fuglsig
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Hemsworth ... Captain Mitch Nelson
Michael Shannon ... Hal Spencer
Michael Peña ... Sam Diller
Navid Negahban ... Gen. Dostum
Trevante Rhodes ... Ben Milo
Geoff Stults ... Sean Coffers
Thad Luckinbill ... Vern Michaels
Austin Hébert Austin Hébert ... Pat Essex
Austin Stowell ... Fred Falls
Ben O'Toole ... Scott Black
Kenneth Miller ... Kevin Jackson
Kenny Sheard ... Bill Bennett
Jack Kesy ... Charles Jones
Rob Riggle ... Lt. Col. Bowers
William Fichtner ... Colonel Mulholland
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Storyline

The True Story of the Army's Special Forces "Green Berets", who within weeks responded to the 9-11 attack. Green Berets, with the help of the 160th SOAR(A), took over the country and allowed other Special Forces and the rest of the conventional military to begin the more publicly visible war. Written by Oso

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On September 11, 2001 the world watched in terror. On September 12, 2001 they volunteered to fight. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

rated R for war violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Dari | Russian | Spanish | Uzbek

Release Date:

19 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Horse Soldiers See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,815,025, 21 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$45,495,662, 28 March 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,033,417, 29 July 2018
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the second time William Fichtner has played a member of Delta Force. He played a composite character, SFC Jeff Sanderson, in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) and plays COL John Mulholland here. Mulholland himself was a staff officer in Delta Force at the time of the 1993 battle in Mogadishu that inspired Mark Bowden's book and the movie. See more »

Goofs

When initially inserting in an open MH-47G, the team can be heard singing "The Ballad of the Green Berets". In fact, the inside of an aircraft like this is much too loud to hear people talking to you unless you are very close to them and practically screaming. See more »

Quotes

Captain Mitch Nelson: Eddy ya OK? Eddy?
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, a photograph of the real team is shown. See more »

Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 12 Strong (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ballad of the Green Beret
Written by Barry Sadler and Robin Moore (as Robert Moore)
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Good entertaining movie
8 October 2018 | by wfredericksSee all my reviews

Dialogue seems stiff and not realistic at times but history is hard to script and have it be dramatic. I enjoyed it a reminder of why we still fight!


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