12 Strong parents guide

12 Strong Parent Guide

Few against many.

Release date January 19, 2018

12 Strong is based on the true story of a Special Forces team sent from America to Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks. Their goal was to take down the Taliban -- and their method mixed state-of-the-art equipment with some old-fashioned military weapons. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and Michael Peña.

Why is 12 Strong rated R? The MPAA rated 12 Strong R for war violence and language throughout

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News About "12 Strong"

The movie 12 Strong is based on a real military operation that is told in great detail by Doug Stanton (a journalist and author) in his book Horse Soldiers. He describes the operation like a story. His account has received many positive reviews. Ted Tally and Peter Craig are the writers of the screenplay for the movie.

Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the producers behind the film. The cast includes Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky, who play a husband and wife -- and are married to each other in real-life too.

Cast and Crew

12 Strong is directed by Nicolai Fuglsig and stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, Taylor Sheridan, William Fichtner..

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Chris Hemsworth has taken on greater (but less realistic) foes as the superhero Thor. Michael Peña and Michael Shannon starred in another movie about the 9/11 attacks: World Trade Center.