R | | Drama, Thriller, War
Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.
The state flag in Irving's office is Illinois.
Wow, you must be panicked.
Senator Jasper Irving: Oh no no no no. We're determined.
The title of the movie relates to a quotation noted by Robert Redford's character. However both the title and the comment by Redford's character are incorrect. The quote probably originates back to the Crimean War but was popularized during WW1 when a German General named Erich Ludendorff in complimenting the bravery of the opposing British soldiers yet criticizing British military command said "They are lions led by donkeys."
BRL 798,954 (Brazil) (11 November 2007)
$14,998,070 (USA) (3 February 2008)
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