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Army of One (2016)

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After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.

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Larry Charles

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Gary Faulkner
Russell Brand ... God
Wendi McLendon-Covey ... Marci Mitchell
Amer Chadha-Patel ... Osama Bin Laden / Shoe Bomber
Paul Scheer ... Pickles
Will Sasso ... Roy
Chenoa Morison Chenoa Morison ... Lizzie
Denis O'Hare ... Agent Doss
Rainn Wilson ... Agent Simons
Qualid Mezouar Qualid Mezouar ... Front Desk Clerk
Zakaria Atifi Zakaria Atifi ... Hotel Security Guard (as Attifi Zakaria)
Mohamad Zeroual Mohamad Zeroual ... Airplane Passenger #1
Wafaa Chaib Wafaa Chaib ... Flight Attendant
My Driss Maarouf My Driss Maarouf ... Airplane Passenger #2
Youssef Ait Mansour Youssef Ait Mansour ... Pakistani Customs Agent #1
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Frustrated with the U.S. Government for its fruitless efforts to bring down Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden, the eccentric middle-aged, part-time construction worker Gary Faulkner, after a personal visit by God himself, takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to get the job done. With the intention to bloodlessly capture and bring the infamous, yet, elusive leader to justice, Colorado's former handyman turned vigilante, will overlook his problems with diabetes and meticulously prepare for the long and perilous journey. Between reality and pre-dialysis hallucinations, armed only with a teleshop katana and a Stars and Stripes hang glider, this American samurai on a mission from God is determined to take matters into his own hands and succeed at any cost. Is he a hero or a crackpot? Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

'Army Of One' was the recruiting slogan that was used by the United States Army between 2001 and 2006. See more »

Quotes

God: What is that Nicholas Cage doing in my movie?
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Crazy Credits

During the ending credits, real news footage of Gary Faulkner is shown. The footage ends with a statement, "Gary is currently planning to use the money made from this film to buy a kidney so that he can continue his mission." See more »

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References American Ninja (1985) See more »

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Swing And Sway
Written By: Ken Morrison
Performed By The Morrie Morrison Orchestra
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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I love my easy chair more than this movie.
3 April 2017 | by raynrobertspoetrySee all my reviews

If a movie, especially a comedy, doesn't wake me up and keep me awake, if I fall asleep half way through it, I've either had too much to drink or I've been lulled by boredom. Well, I wasn't drinking, but woke in my easy chair after it ended and I didn't have any desire to go back and watch what I missed. Confusing, disjointed, not very funny, weird and then deep sleep. That's about all I can say about it.


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Official Sites:

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Release Date:

17 November 2016 (Singapore) See more »

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Army of One See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$372,194
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