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The Messenger

If Staff Sergeant Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) thought life was dangerous on the battlefront, the injured soldier is about to discover things may be no better with his new domestic assignment. Paired with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), his mission is to break the bad news to the next-of-kin of servicemen that their loved one has been killed. Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 113
Theater Release: 13 Nov 2009
Video Release: 18 May 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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The Messenger is rated R: for language and some sexual content/nudity.

Director: Oren Moverman
Cast: Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Oren Moverman
Studio: 2009 Oscilloscope Pictures
Website: Official site for The Messenger.

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