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Horse Soldiers (2018)

12 Strong (original title)
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12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban.

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Learn more about our set visit on a hillside in Albuquerque, N.M., where Chris Hemsworth and his co-stars gave us the dirt on their war drama, 12 Strong, as explosives were detonated and horses galloped by. Plus, take a look back at Chris Hemsworth's career on and off the screen.

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The True Story of the Army's Special Forces "Green Berets", who within weeks responded to the 9-11 attack. Green Berets, with the help of the 160th SOAR(A), took over the country and allowed other Special Forces and the rest of the conventional military to begin the more publicly visible war. Written by Oso

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Action | Drama | History | War

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rated R for war violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,815,025, 21 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,148,206, 15 February 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,159,610, 28 January 2018
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Trivia

Rob Riggle plays Colonel Max Bowers, former battalion commander of the 5th Special Forces Group, in the movie. Riggle, a Marine, actually served directly under the real Bowers during the same time period the movie is based on. See more »

Goofs

When the teams are calling in heavy bombers to engage targets, they state the target is danger close. Danger close is within 600 meters, and the targets in this scene appear to be about 75-100 meters away. The bombs are dropped and the enemy is taken out. In fact, the bombs would also have killed the friendly forces as the concussion of 250 lb bombs (the smallest carried by heavy bombers) would kill within a 500 meters radius. See more »

Quotes

Colonel Mulholland: The most important thing you take into battle, is the reason why.
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In the closing credits, a photograph of the real team is shown. See more »

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Featured in Conan: Eric McCormack/Rob Riggle/Tom Thakkar (2017) See more »

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Azan
Performed by Jamal Farraki
Traditional, Arranged by Pat Jabbar
Courtesy of Barraka El Farnatshi Productions
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Viewer Strong
5 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

Well Chris Hemsworth is slowly proving he can carry a movie on his own. Watch him and a great supporting staff introduce us to a true story that took place years ago that was our response to the 9-11 attack in our country. Any American watching this will have a vested interest and of course Hollywood does the rest but in a convincing way. The characters are believable and the story interesting enough to hold your attention until the very end where it pays off nicely by summing it all up. Let us never forget that the enemy is armed, committed and dangerous but so is an awakened America protecting itself and its Constitution while sending a clear message of "knock it off" or else! When you start to watch this and slowly become taken in by it you will become part of the 12 Strong via being....


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