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 marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.
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
Let me start by saying this is a complete Hollywood farce of a true conflict which cost America and its allies thousands upon thousands of lives.
Here is my list of errors:
No way would tank crews be that old (seemingly 35-45 in this movie); the average age of WWII soldiers was between 20-26
By the time the US entered Germany in 1945 the tables had turned considerably with Germany getting pounded in the East by the Russians and the US having reinforced a HUGE front before entering Germany. In other words, no way would a tank, let alone only 4, enter hostile areas as depicted here.
A clerk typist thrown into a tank in the last months of the war? Highly unlikely. It took several intense months of training to work as part of a tank crew.
US Soldiers behaving like that in front of their C.O. (esp in the apartment scene, which dragged far too long btw) , also very unlikely.
The last stand scene? Um, no. One broken tank against a column of Germans, this late in the war just does not make any sense. It's not as if the US had its back against the wall, there were thousands of soldiers, armor, airpower MASSED against Germany. Why take this risk?
The acting was way over the top. This movie, as a whole, really dis-honors WWII vets. The action though, was good, which will make this movie lots of money. Why didn't David Ayer choose one of the MILLIONS of REAL WWII stories to depict instead of this poorly researched effort is beyond me.
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