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Boys of Abu Ghraib (2014)

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An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.

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Luke Moran

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Luke Moran
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Moran ... Jack Farmer
Sean Astin ... Tanner
Sara Paxton ... Peyton
Omid Abtahi ... Ghazi Hammoud
John Heard ... Sam Farmer
Michael Welch ... Pits
John Robinson ... Ryan Fox
Elijah Kelley ... Tunde
Scott Patterson ... Captain Hayes
Jermaine Williams ... Gable
Cru Ennis ... Shaw
Bernhard Forcher ... Gates
Luis Bordonada ... Ramirez
Jerry Hernandez ... Rodeo
Jennifer Ferran Jennifer Ferran ... Kelly Farmer
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An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.

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Drama | Thriller | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing situations involving torture and violence, language throughout and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Boys of Abu Ghraib See more »

Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$62,096
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Rebel One Pictures See more »
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Color
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The film takes place from 2003 to 2004. See more »

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Frailty
Written by Noyola
Performed by Noyola
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A happy surprise
4 July 2016 | by georghagglundSee all my reviews

Just my two cents about this film.

I started watching it and at the beginning it just felt like a childish/overly American movie that would be hard to stay awake for.. But as the movie went on it grew on me.

From feeling extremely mediocre I got to think it was actually decent and when it was over I thought it was quite good. I thought of it as a "unknown gem". Then I go on IMDb and see the ranks.. And it's 5,3 / 10. Really? For me that is a highly mediocre grade and I've seen my fair share of 5 / 10 movies... This is far better.

After quickly scanning what others felt. It's anti-American reviews and "this didn't actually happen" opinions all over the place. But it's a movie! Sure there are movies based on reality and movies that is far from.. But at the end of the day: It's just a movie! I enjoyed it and regardless of what I feel about every move or part in the movie. It made me think of how it CAN be like. Not how it actually is or isn't.

There are many different movies about War and I must say I've seen plenty that isn't as entertaining or as thought-provoking as this one. See it for what it is.


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