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"Absolutely Realistic But…": Mark Wahlberg's War Movie Opening Scene Gets High Score From Expert



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A military expert calls the opening of Mark Wahlberg’s 2013 war movie “absolutely realistic” but unlikely. After having a huge success with his 2013 Afghanistan-set movie, Wahlberg embarked upon a short run of harrowing real-life stories casting himself as the hero. Oil-rig disaster film Deepwater Horizon came in 2016, and the same year saw the release of Patriots Day, which tackled the Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent man-hunt to find the perpetrators.