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Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good (2011)

"Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good" is the award-winning feature-length documentary that transcends genres and celebrates America's heroes. This moving film chronicles the journey of ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Sinise ... Self
Jon Voight ... Self
Robert Duvall ... Self
John Ratzenberger ... Self
Raquel Welch ... Self
Connie Stevens ... Self
Mykelti Williamson ... Self
Dale Dye ... Self
Karri Turner ... Self
Tom Dreesen ... Self
Melina Kanakaredes ... Self
Kirk Garrison Kirk Garrison ... Self
Danny Gottlieb Danny Gottlieb ... Self
Beth Gottlieb Beth Gottlieb ... Self
Jeff Vezain ... Self


"Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good" is the award-winning feature-length documentary that transcends genres and celebrates America's heroes. This moving film chronicles the journey of Academy Award-nominated actor, Gary Sinise who since 9/11, has vowed to never to forget those who are willing to give all. By following Gary and his "Lt. Dan Band" around the world for nearly two years, including Kuwait and Iraq, we meet many of our brave men and women in uniform, our heroic first responders, their families, and the wonderful citizens that support them. In the process, we are inspired ourselves to actively participate in supporting America's finest, and to also never forget. With an amazing soundtrack and special appearances by numerous celebrities, including Academy Award-winners Jon Voight and Robert Duvall, as well as Raquel Welch, John Ratzenberger, Connie Stevens and many others, "Lt. Dan Band: For The Common Good" combines star power, great music and an uplifting message that ...

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The journey of a man and his band and the heroes they meet along the way




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Gary Sinise: I like to play concerts that people are going to walk out thinking it was better than they thought it was going to be because people don't have high expectations for an actor with a band, let's face it.
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This is a documentary everyone should watch
13 October 2012 | by grafxmanSee all my reviews

The actor, Gary Sinese, forms a band and takes it on the road to entertain the troops. Sounds simple, sounds boring doesn't it? Well, it's anything but! The documentary covers how Gary Sinese started up the band, how he "collected" the musicians and singers, and how the USO came into play.

It's a fascinating look at his life as well as the lives of the artists. Many parts of it are very surprising. They don't just entertain the troops overseas. They also go to the bases here in the USA. They entertain the children of the troops. One of the singers wrote a very moving tribute song to the men and women in the military. There are many interesting interviews with the troops, the entertainers, USO personnel, etc. No one should miss the chance to watch this wonderful documentary.

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