R | | Action, Drama, History
12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban.
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This is the second time William Fitchner has played a current or former member of Delta Force. He played a composite character in Blackhawk Down and played COL John Mulholland in 12 Strong. Then MAJ Mulholland was a staff officer in Delta Force at ... ...
Captain Mitch Nelson:
Eddy ya OK? Eddy?
When the teams are calling in heavy bombers to engage targets, they state the target is danger close. Danger close is within 600 meters, and the targets in this scene appear to be about 75-100 meters away. The bombs are dropped and the enemy is taken out. In fact, the bombs would also have killed the friendly forces as the concussion of 250 lb bombs (the smallest carried by heavy bombers) would kill within a 500 meters radius.
In the closing credits, a photograph of the real team is shown.
English, Pushto, Russian
$15,815,025 (USA) (21 January 2018)
$43,148,206 (USA) (15 February 2018)