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5 Days of War (2011)

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A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

Director:

Renny Harlin

Writers:

Mikko Alanne (screenplay), David Battle (based on a screenplay by)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Friend ... Thomas Anders
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Tatia Meddevi
Richard Coyle ... Sebastian Ganz
Heather Graham ... Miriam Eisner
Johnathon Schaech ... Cpt. Rezo Avaliani
Rade Serbedzija ... Col. Alexandr Demidov (as Rade Sherbedgia)
Andy Garcia ... President Mikheil Saakashvili
Val Kilmer ... Dutchman
Mikko Nousiainen ... Daniil
Mikheil Gomiashvili Mikheil Gomiashvili ... Anton Meddevi
Ana Imnadze Ana Imnadze ... Sofi Meddevi (as Ani Imnadze)
Antje Traue ... Zoe
Kenneth Cranham ... Michael Stilton (as Ken Cranham)
Dean Cain ... Chris Bailot
Sergo Shvedkov Sergo Shvedkov ... Minister Temur Iakobashvili
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Storyline

A drama set centered around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focused on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Their only weapon is the truth.

Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody war violence and atrocities, and for pervasive language. | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Georgia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 2011 (Georgia) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Renny Harlin/Georgia-Russia War Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Republic of Georgia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,254, 21 August 2011

Gross USA:

$17,479

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$316,944
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene of mayhem Avnevi village on one of the tanks was written inscription "Chinval, Moskva za toboi!" (Tskhinvali, Moscow behind you!). See more »

Goofs

At 1:26:19, the satellite upload screen showing the progress of the upload indicates the "Pre-cash". It should have been spelled "Pre-cache". See more »

Alternate Versions

In Polish release, music from ending credits was replaced by fragments of Lech Kaczynski's speech from Tbilisi in 2008. Additionally, Polish version was dedicated to Kaczynski. See more »

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No Fear of Heights
Written and Performed by Katie Melua
Courtesy of Dramatico Entertainment Ltd.
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Biased, but necessary and entertaining film
21 August 2011 | by janne-junnonenSee all my reviews

This film reminds me of Renny Harlin's breakthrough film from 1985, Born American. The scripts are lacking in both movies, but action sequences are well made and the propaganda aspects are similar. It's no secret that these films have a heavy anti-Soviet/Russian agenda, and actually as a Finn myself, I greatly enjoy that Harlin has the b*lls to p*ss of the Russians. His 1985 movie was especially gutsy considering that it was BANNED in Finland for a short while! (The government didn't want to endanger Soviet relations.)

So it's not a neutral movie, but it doesn't need to be. Somebody had to do it, and Harlin was the perfect man for the job. Russians have their own biased movies of this war, so a counterbalance was needed, and I'm sure "5 Days of War" beats the Russian movies by far in entertainment value, and will be seen by millions more.


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