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The Outpost (2020)

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A small team of U.S. soldiers battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

Director:

Rod Lurie

Writers:

Paul Tamasy (screenplay by), Eric Johnson (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Eastwood ... SSG Clint Romesha
Caleb Landry Jones ... SPC Ty Carter
Orlando Bloom ... CPT Ben Keating
Jack Kesy ... SGT Josh Kirk
Cory Hardrict ... SGT Vernon Martin
Milo Gibson ... CPT Robert Yllescas
Jacob Scipio ... SGT Justin Gallegos
Taylor John Smith ... 1LT Andrew Bundermann
Jonathan Yunger ... SFC Jonathan Hill
Alexander Arnold ... SPC Chris Griffin
George Arvidson ... CPT Chris Cordova
Will Attenborough ... PV1 Ed Faulkner
Chris Born ... SPC Stephan Mace
Ernest Cavazos ... SGT Armando Avalos
Scott Alda Coffey ... SPC Michael Scusa
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Storyline

During the Afghanistan war, several outposts were placed to control the Taliban movement and their supply chain. Camp Keating, situated in a valley surrounded by mountains, was one them. While being shot at by the Talibans was business as usual, they tried to gain respect from local village elders and have them help stop these skirmishes. One day, when 400 Talibans rallied for a surprise attack, it was up to them to leverage the poor defenses and lack of ammo and manpower they had, to ultimately survive and go back to their loved ones. Written by heyitsnuel

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The mission was survival.

Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for war violence and grisly images, pervasive language, and sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the second film in which Orlando Bloom has played a US Soldier. The first was Black Hawk Down (2001) in which he played PFC Blackburn. See more »

Goofs

When SSG Romesha is using the machine gun on the generator, and it is hit by the RPG, it would not leap as shown - the commercial generators are extremely heavy and an RPG warhead only has a few pounds of explosives. See more »

Quotes

First Lt Benjamin Keating: So how do we do our jobs and stay safe? We need to keep a good relationship with the locals. Respect keeps us safe.
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Crazy Credits

After the ending credit song starts, the pictures of the KIA soldiers are shown along with a clip of the actor that played every one of them in the movie. After the song ends, there are various clips and interviews with the real soldiers and some of the actors, including two clips from the TV show "An Unlikely Hero" with Ty Carter and some words from him at the very end. See more »

Connections

References 1 Night in Paris (2004) See more »

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Party Every Day
Written by Brian Irwin (as Brian Hosmer Irwin), Gregory Richard Sweeney
Courtesy of APM Music
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One of the most Authentic war films I have seen

Very accurately captures how soldiers interact with one another. The trailer worried me with a few "Hollywood" sounding one-liners but the dialogue, action sequences and genuine experience make it very authentic. I really enjoy how the film highlights the various leadership styles and approaches from those in command. This is a great film that I hope gets more attention 9/10.


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Country:

USA | Bulgaria

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bulgaria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,055,327
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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