12 Strong

Title12 Strong
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsFuglsig, Nicolai
Running Time130 minutes
Date Released01/2018
DistributorWarner Bros. Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageenglish, russian, pushto

In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, a unit of the U.S. Special Forces and CIA paramilitary officers travel to Afghanistan to topple the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The Americans align with a local warlord on their march, by horseback, toward Mazar-i-Sharif. The film portrays the success of their classified mission but does not engage in its aftermath - the War in Afghanistan, the longest running American war, the failure of American military and diplomatic power in quelling the War on Terrorism, and the growth of terrorist groups in the larger Middle East region.


Chris Hemsworth

Michael Shannon

Michael Peña

Navid Negahban

Trevante Rhodes

Geoff Stults

Thad Luckinbill


Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig

Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Molly Smith, Thad Luckinbill, and Trent Luckinbill

Written by Ted Tally and Peter Craig

Cinematography by Rasmus Videbæk

Edited by Lisa Lassek

Music by Lorne Balfe


Action, Drama, History

Alternate Title12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
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