Three Kings

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Three Kings is 'different'. It's not a comedy, not an action film, not an adventure film. It's a combination of all 3, plus a few other genres all thrown together. It's about men who try to steal gold, and end up getting involved with doing 'the right thing'. It's an anti-war war movie. It's not a formulaic movie, but it's something that every intelligent movie-goer should see.

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Due to reacent event's this film has a level of realism then just a war film the issues in this film ironically real and very able to stand out in this film the second war in the gulf started in the 3rd week of March 2003, about Iraqi refugee's and Saddam's willingness to torture and kill the Iraqi people even though this film is about the first war in the gulf 90 - 91.As George Clooney said with his charachter the Iraqi people were sposed to rise up agains Saddam Hussen's regime , But president Bush wanted all the troops in an immediate withdrawl from Iraq it never happend and in one scary scene in the film our three hero's George Clooney , Mark Whalberg, and Ice Cube are attacked with mustard gas wich is a reality that most of our men and women over in the gulf now are afraid of. In this film three men work up a plan after the gulf war ends to go to a bunker that that conatins gold bulyon but they never expected that it would be hidden and guarded by forces of the Iraqi Republican Army they never thought it was going to need there full attention because it is about the human side not the finacial side , so insead of doing the wrong thing they decide to do the right thing helping the people get across the border and free them but it will not be before they have a war a private war between Three Kings and the Republican Army of Iraq in this very realistic story that blends realism , action , and comedy.

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on 3/11/2000

Three Kings is 'different'. It's not a comedy, not an action film, not an adventure film. It's a combination of all 3, plus a few other genres all thrown together. It's about men who try to steal gold, and end up getting involved with doing 'the right thing'. It's an anti-war war movie. It's not a formulaic movie, but it's something that every intelligent movie-goer should see.

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by Ross on 3/27/2003

Due to reacent event's this film has a level of realism then just a war film the issues in this film ironically real and very able to stand out in this film the second war in the gulf started in the 3rd week of March 2003, about Iraqi refugee's and Saddam's willingness to torture and kill the Iraqi people even though this film is about the first war in the gulf 90 - 91.As George Clooney said with his charachter the Iraqi people were sposed to rise up agains Saddam Hussen's regime , But president Bush wanted all the troops in an immediate withdrawl from Iraq it never happend and in one scary scene in the film our three hero's George Clooney , Mark Whalberg, and Ice Cube are attacked with mustard gas wich is a reality that most of our men and women over in the gulf now are afraid of. In this film three men work up a plan after the gulf war ends to go to a bunker that that conatins gold bulyon but they never expected that it would be hidden and guarded by forces of the Iraqi Republican Army they never thought it was going to need there full attention because it is about the human side not the finacial side , so insead of doing the wrong thing they decide to do the right thing helping the people get across the border and free them but it will not be before they have a war a private war between Three Kings and the Republican Army of Iraq in this very realistic story that blends realism , action , and comedy.

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Product Overview

When restless american foot soldiers left out of operation desert storm's high-tech warfare go on a renegade mission to loot $23 million in iraqi gold, they discoer more action than they ever could want and their own humanity as well. Special features: bunkers - three hidden features and much more.

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Studio Warner
SKU 40133910
UPC 085391786221
UPC 14 00085391786221
Format DVD
Release Date 9/28/2010
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2.35:1
Actors
Name Clooney,George
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Directors
Name David O. Russell
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Cast & Crew
George Clooney - Actor
Ice Cube - Actor
Jamie Kennedy - Actor
Mark Wahlberg - Actor
Mykelti Williamson - Actor
Nora Dunn - Actor
Spike Jonze - Actor
David O. Russell - Director
Newton Thomas Sigel - Director of Photography
Carter Burwell - Musical Score
Charles Roven - Producer
Edward L. McDonnell - Producer
Paul Junger Witt - Producer
David O. Russell - Screenplay
John Ridley - Story By
Reviews
ReviewSource San Francisco Chronicle
Review Three Kings could have been a wise-guy adventure story. Instead it is--and is likely to remain--the definitive film about the Persian Gulf War.
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Reviewer Mick LaSalle
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Time Magazine
Review Director David O. Russell set out on a mission to update the standard-issue war movie. He triumphs with the smart, funny and genially bizarre Three Kings... a brilliant exercise in popular but palpable surrealism.
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Reviewer Richard Schickel
ReviewRating 8
ReviewSource James Berardinelli's ReelViews
Review Three Kings is not a traditional war picture--there are no big battles and only a few small-scale skirmishes. Instead, this is more of an action/adventure film, and a fairly good one at that. The characters are well developed, the situations are effectively realized, and, most importantly, there's some thought-provoking content just beneath the surface... The director manages to incorporate black humor and dramatic heft into a picture that, at the outset, appears to be conventional fare.
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ReviewRating 8
Features
DVD, Widescreen, Box Set, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Actor Clooney,George
Label Warner Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times ...one of the best movies of the year.
Apollo Guide ...not to be missed.
Stephen Hunter, Washington Post ...old war movie in postmodern terms.
Annlee Ellingson, Box Office Magazine ...entertaining and engaging...

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