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Last Flag Flying (2017)

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Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.

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In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Hospital Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with ex-Marines Sal and Mueller on a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides to forgo burial at Arlington Cemetery and, with the help of his old buddies, takes the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire. Written by Dave

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Their Last Mission Wasn't On The Battlefield

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Last Flag Flying  »

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$40,558, 5 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$965,481, 21 December 2017
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Cinematographer Shane Kelly filmed the movie using a Panasonic VeriCam. He worked with Richard Linklater to give bleaker and more somber tone compared to their previous collaborations with a darker hue and muted colors. See more »

Quotes

Sal Nealon: Every generation has their war. Men make the wars and wars make the men. It never ends!
Reverend Richard Mueller: Maybe one day we'll try something different.
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Soundtracks

Without Me
Written by Jeff Bass (as Jeffrey Bass), Eminem (as Marshall Mathers), DJ Head (as Kevin Dean Bell), Anne Dudley (as Anne Jennifer Dudley), Trevor Horn (as Trevor Charles Horn), Malcolm McLaren
Performed by Eminem
Courtesy of Interscope Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I wanted to like this movie
17 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

But in the end it was just a big meh.

Overly long and not very well scripted - which is a shame as it was a great cast.


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