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Jarhead (2005)

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Starring (View all)
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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2 years, 6 months ago at Aug 23 16:42
2 votes
A lo largo de la historia siempre han habido diversos contextos bélicos que han inspirado numerosas cantidades de obras ya sea romantizando bandos según su conveniencia o criticando los aspectos de la guerra que más sonaban en los corazones de la población, y acá tenemos ese mismo caso pero llevado a la actualidad. Jarhead toma la visión crítica de la guerra moderna, agarrando el contexto d... read more

Lacking action, but an absorbing war drama

15 years, 9 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

A Deep Study into Marines at War.

9 years, 4 months ago at Oct 17 12:24
1 vote
This is one of my favorite war movies, oddly enough, it had no war, but it had everything you see in a war movie except the action, instead, it was a deep study into characters and it was written by a former marine, a movie that cuts the conventional Hollywood bullshit and show you the real side of 'war'.

Directed by Sam Mendes, the guy who brings suburban family movies that either ... read more
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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
Tags: War (46), Drama (34), 2005 (21), Gulf War (15), Military (14), Action (10), Kuwait (10), 2000s (10), Biography (9), Desert Storm (9), Middle East (8), (7), Platoon (6), Loss Of Friend (5), Book (4), Death (4), Infidelity (4), Burn Victim (4), Sniper (4), Plane (4)
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“A lo largo de la historia siempre han habido diversos contextos bélicos que han inspirado numerosas cantidades de obras ya sea romantizando bandos según su conveniencia o criticando los aspectos de la guerra que más sonaban en los corazones de la población, y acá tenemos ese mismo caso pero llevado a la actualidad.

Jarhead toma la visión crítica de la guerra moderna, agarrando el contexto de la guerra del Golfo de la mano de un director que, seré sincero, nunca me cautivó, pero que al menos no exagera en la presentación del escenario de esta película.

La historia comienza presentando a Anthony Swofford, un joven que se sumó al servicio militar al no tener realmente muchas cosas de qué enorgullecerse en la vida y que, en el ejército, ve la oportunidad de de” read more

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