13 Hours

13 Hours

The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

DVD - 2016
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A gripping true story of six elite ex-military operators assigned to protect the CIA who fought back against overwhelming odds when terrorists attacked in the U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012. When everything went wrong, six men had the courage to do what was right.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] :, Paramount,, [2016]
Edition: Widescreen
Branch Call Number: FIC Thirt
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,rda
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Alternative Title: Thirteen hours
Audience: Ontario Film Review Board - 14A rating
Rating: R; for strong combat violence throughout, bloody images, and language


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Jan 14, 2019

Realistic military action that leaves you breathless!

Jan 06, 2019

Directed and produced by Michael Bay in 2016 based on Mitchell Zuckoff's 2014 book of the same name, this American war docudrama depicts the struggle of six members of Annex Security Team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi after waves of attacks by militants on September 11, 2012.
Although the film appears gripping with well-choreographed battle sequences and strong work from the ensemble cast while focusing on the real-life attack, it definitely lacks human drama that touchs the heart of the viewer.

Dec 02, 2018

Rated 6/10. I found it hard to rate this. As a true story, it should probably be rated higher.

As a viewer, I just found parts of this confusing. Trying to keep the characters straight was nearly impossible.

As a straight actioner, it was good, but it's so much more than that.

All I can suggest is try it out for yourself.

Apr 09, 2018

While I still have a hard time not seeing Jim Halpert whenever I watch John Krasinski, this movie does an excellent job of portraying the horrific real-life circumstances and timeline in which it occurred. I cannot begin to imagine what these individuals must have felt at having been abandoned at the worst possible time by their own government.

Jan 31, 2018

US military and equivalent forever!

Jan 11, 2018

Crazy movie about the events of Benghazi.

Nov 06, 2017

A good movie. Great visuals. Vividly captures the culture of the CIA, U.S military men, and the locals in Libya. The film subtly tells the truth about Benghazi and the failed NATO coup.

Sep 14, 2017

dvd did not play :(.

Aug 05, 2017

If this movie is truly accurate to the events and was not dramatized for entertainment value, then I find this movie heartbreaking. Knowing this type of thing goes on in other countries is saddening. Knowing that the government basically didn't do anything to help their own before there was a need just disgusts me. It was very clear to me that they didn't have enough security if something should happen like this. I thought that about 10 minutes into the movie. I was hoping I was just missing the other 20 guys because that were standing guard or something.

Jul 18, 2017

This was a gripping movie. Eyes open. I could use a single word to describe it: poignant.

We have rather unfortunately had some shortcomings recently. We didn’t help Egypt when we should have. Syria and Libya are two other places that very likely we have fallen short with. There is also Georgia and North Korea. These are all difficult places to contend with; but it is important to do so.

This movie points out one situation where we really did the wrong thing. It should likely be a must watch. And make certain you are ready to sit down and pay full attention. The cardboard sign at the end is like a picture with a million words.

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Apr 02, 2017

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Aug 23, 2016

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May 18, 2019

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