R | | Drama, History, War
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
The movie opens with a quote from Plato: "Only the dead have seen an end to war." An earlier cut of the movie opened with a quote from T.S. Eliot: "All our ignorance brings us closer to death."
There. Technicals, nine o'clock.
When Grimes is inputting Blackburn's information into the computer, he asks for his service number. The Army stopped using service numbers in 1969. Grimes should have asked for his social security number or, more commonly, just his social.
There are no studio logos at the beginning and the only opening credit is the title.
The Extended Cut has about 7 minutes and 30 seconds of added footage:
English, Somali, Arabic
$179,823 30 December 2001
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