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Age of Heroes (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 17 January 2012 (USA)
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The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.

Director:

Adrian Vitoria

Writers:

Ed Scates (screenplay), Adrian Vitoria (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Jones
Danny Dyer ... Rains
Aksel Hennie ... Steinar
Izabella Miko ... Jensen
James D'Arcy ... Fleming
William Houston ... Mac
John Dagleish ... Rollright
Stephen Walters ... Brightling
Guy Burnet ... Riley
Ewan Ross ... Gable
Christian Rubeck ... Model
Erik Madsen ... Teichman (as Jan Erik Madsen)
Lee Jerrum Lee Jerrum ... Dobson
Rosie Fellner ... Holbrook
Tony Hood Tony Hood ... Sergeant Grey
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Based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando during World War II this is a story which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, could change the course of the war. Written by comingsoon.net

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The Were Britain's Commando Elite. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Ian Fleming used the name James Bond for the name of a secret operation to fool Nazi intelligence into thinking they should be looking for a single agent. It was abbreviated to OPJB. There is book of the same name that explains more. Fleming thought it was such a good name he used in a novel, the rest is history. See more »

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Even if the Commandos reached Sweden, they would have been interned and not returned to England. Sweden was neutral during WW2. See more »

Quotes

Jones: If it looks like he's gonna be captured... or if he is... shoot him
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References GoldenEye (1995) See more »

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Just one more stupid WWII mash-up
14 October 2011 | by leithpSee all my reviews

The only reason I'm giving it two stars is because the photography is not as bad as most modern mash-ups of the WWII genre. I get so tired of cheesy CGI, deliberately jerky camera scenes to highlight "action" and grainy post processing.

That said, this is really cruddy. Clichés cobbled from countless war classics are littered throughout this sorry mess.

The ignorance of wartime vernacular is abysmal. Special ops indeed! The plot holes beggar belief. Other reviews suggest the makers simply ran out of money and had to wrap it up somehow. I think the editor closed his or her eyes and chopped at random so they could all go down the pub and forget about this waste of everyone's time.

Sean, get a real job.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

17 January 2012 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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