The movie "Act of Valor," about our country’s brave Navy Seals, did so well at the box office in 2012 that Relativity and The...
Real Acts of Courage
The Movie’s Plot
Photo by Official U.S. Navy Imagery via Flickr
The plot is driven by real-world events that were the basis for the movie: A squad of Navy Seals is tasked with saving a captured CIA operative who has information about the Chechen terrorist responsible for the bombing of an elementary school in the Philippines. The Seals find themselves on several missions as they try to find kidnapped agent Lisa Morales, as well as the person responsible for having her kidnapped who has personal ties to the Chechen terrorist.
These Seals Are Real
Photo by U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Kathryn Whittenberger via Wikimedia Commons
People who had viewed the film in theaters or watched it at home had much the same thing to say as this reviewer on Amazon: “For a military movie, I love this film. Some say the acting isn't all that great but I appreciate the fact that it revolves around the more technical true to life aspect of the special forces world instead of the hyped up made for movie experience that modern war flicks are.”
While some of the scenarios in the film may have stretched the imagination a bit, there is no denying the fact that when you see the action on screen, with the running commentary you almost have to become immersed in what is taking place on screen.
There is no word yet on when "Act of Valor 2" will be in theaters.
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