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Jarhead
6.6 Rating
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7.1 IMDB rating

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Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

Anthony Swofford
Scott MacDonald

Scott MacDonald

D.I. Fitch
Peter Sarsgaard

Peter Sarsgaard

Alan Troy
Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

Staff Sgt. Sykes
Ming Lo

Ming Lo

Bored Gunny
Lucas Black

Lucas Black

Chris Kruger
Kevin Foster

Kevin Foster

Branded Marine
Brian Geraghty

Brian Geraghty

Fergus O'Donnell


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Lacking action, but an absorbing war drama

6 years, 4 months ago at May 19 12:59
1 vote
"The Bible says "Thou shalt not kill." But hear this: FUCK THAT SHIT!"

Jarhead is the newest directorial feature from much-admired UK-born director Sam Mendes (a man who has helmed a number of outstandingly successful movies including American Beauty and Road to Perdition): this is an absorbing film regarding the dramas of war. Mendes' intricately made film is set in the harsh deser... read more

Gave up half way through.

7 years, 4 months ago at May 20 15:11
1 vote
Okay, I admit, I got bored half way through this. It was grueling, de-humanising, switching between the terribly bad and the terribly boring experiences that the marines face. It's a testiment to the soilders and what they went through. This doesn't make it entertaining viewing, however.

The trouble is, I've already seen Full Metal Jacket. So what's new? Maybe the ending had so... read more

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3 years ago at Aug 31 12:18
1 vote
Sam Mendes has made a precious movie about the war in Iraq showing the side that nobody had curiosity to deepen and that had everything be tedious and boring. The film has an absurd psychological strength, makes us think of as human enough to extremes when it comes to war, how the values change significantly and the life that never makes it all erased. Great movie and worth seeing.
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Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are earger to fight but are forced to stay back from the action. Meanwhile Swofford gets news of his girlfriend is cheating on him.
Release date: 4 November 2005
War (45), Drama (34), 2005 (17), Gulf War (14), Military (13), Action (11), Kuwait (11), 2000s (10), Biography (9), Desert Storm (8), Middle East (8), (7), Platoon (6), Loss Of Friend (5), Burn Victim (4), Rifle (4), Drunk (4), Sniper (4), Friendly Fire (4), Book (4)
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DuckNation posted a review 7 months, 1 week ago

“Jarhead is a decent war movie but it tries to force the psychological apsect of soldiers being in war down your throat to a point were the film gets boring. The movie has a likeable cast with Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard, Lucas Black, Evan Jones, Chris Cooper all of them did solid performances and if it wasnt for them acting well together this film would be completely unwatchable. There is little no action in the film which makes for a boring war movie becuase you need a nice flow of the psychological aspect of war and action to keep the viewer entertained like what "Apocalypse Now" and "Platoon" did. It seems for the most part that Sam Mendes's movies are average besides "American Beauty" at least thats what i think im sure others would disagree. This is not a war film id ” read more

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