12 Strong parents guide

12 Strong Parent Guide

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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 MPA rated 12 Strong R for war violence and language throughout

Run Time: 130 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a military context, with blood and some brutal detail.
- Violence to animals.
- Disturbing scenes.
- Suicide.
- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Crude content.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 85 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity.
- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context.
- Alcohol use.

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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..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of 12 Strong movie is May 1, 2018. Here are some details…

12 Strong releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital) on May 1, 2018, with the following extras:
- 12 Strong: The Making of an Impossible Mission - Featurette
- Monumental Effort: Building America’s Response Monument - Featurette

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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.