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The Hornet's Nest (2014)

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Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.

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Credited cast:
Frank Adamski Frank Adamski ... Himself (as SSG Frank Adamski)
Ofren Arrechaga Ofren Arrechaga ... Himself (as SFC Ofren Arrechaga)
Ed Bankston Ed Bankston ... Himself (as Cpt Ed Bankston)
Carlos Boettcher Carlos Boettcher ... Himself
Mike Boettcher ... Himself
Bryan Burgess Bryan Burgess ... Himself (as SSG Bryan Burgess)
Christian Cabaniss Christian Cabaniss ... Himself (as Lt Col Christian Cabaniss)
Jeremy Faulkner Jeremy Faulkner ... Himself (as PFC Jeremy Faulkner)
Dustin Feldhaus Dustin Feldhaus ... Himself (as SPC Dustin Feldhaus)
Chris Fields Chris Fields ... Himself (as CSM Chris Fields)
Brit Jacobs Brit Jacobs ... Soldier
Jameson Lindskog Jameson Lindskog ... Himself (as SPC Jameson Lindskog)
Steve Lutsky Steve Lutsky ... Himself (as Lt Col Steven Lutsky)
Kevin Mott Kevin Mott ... Himself (as Cpt Kevin Mott)
Tye Reedy Tye Reedy ... Himself (as Cpt Tye Reedy)
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Storyline

Career Journalist Mike Boettcher takes his son to the war zone in Afghanistan, covering U.S. Combat Troops on the front lines. What starts out as an effort to reconnect with his son, becomes a remarkable true story and fight for survival for all. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »
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Country:

Afghanistan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Kunar Province, Afghanistan

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,550, 11 May 2014

Gross USA:

$312,706

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$312,706
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While the main story is focused on members of the 327th Infantry Regiment, of the 101st Airborne Division, some of the early units shown include members of the 25th Infantry Division, and the 187th Infantry Regiment, the Rakkasans, also of the 101st Airborne Div. See more »

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Chariots
Written by: Michael Trella and Richard Boulger
Lyrics by: Michael Trella
Performed by: Politicks
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Get ready
14 April 2013 | by tburgess001See all my reviews

The Hornet's Nest will make you laugh, gasp, sigh, and sob. This is real footage of real soldiers in a battle as real as it can possibly get. Follow two teams with renown war journalist Mike Boettcher and his son Carlos as they engage an enemy known even to the locals as "Ghosts." Rejoice in the victories with the Marines and share grief with the men of No Slack as the battle reaches its climax. Filled with startling statistics that never reach American newspapers, The Hornet's Nest will have you griping your armrests as you follow Mike and Carlo's cameras into the heat of the day and the heat of the battle. This is not Hollywood. This is Afghanistan. It is the longest war in American History to date and it is still going on.


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