12 Strong

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2018 | R | Drama Adaptation

Based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers, it is story of heroism based on true events that unfolded a world away in the aftermath of 9/11. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, January 19, 2018

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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DIRECTOR

Nicolai Fuglsig

Screenwriter

Peter Craig
Ted Tally

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Rating MPAA

R for war violence and language throughout

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12 Strong is set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson (Hemsworth), is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. There, in the rugged mountains, they must convince Northern Alliance General Dostum (Negahban) to join forces with them to fight their common adversary: the Taliban and their Al Qaeda allies. In addition to overcoming mutual distrust and a vast cultural divide, the Americans—accustomed to state-of-the-art warfare—must adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghani horse soldiers. But despite their uneasy bond, the new allies face overwhelming odds: outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that does not take prisoners.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the book by Doug Stanton.
Also Known As
  • Horse Soldiers

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