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 the Taliban.
Rob Riggle plays then-LTC Max Bowers, former battalion commander of the 5th Special Forces Group. Riggle, a Marine, actually served directly under the real Bowers during the same time period the movie is based on. According to Riggle, Bowers "loved"... ...
The most important thing you take into battle, is the reason why.
In the description the warlord is called an Afghani. Afghani is the name of the currency of Afghanistan. A person from Afghanistan is called an Afghan.
In the closing credits, a photograph of the real team is shown.
English, Pushto, Russian
$15,815,025 (USA) (21 January 2018)
$45,495,662 (USA) (28 March 2018)
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