A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.Wikipedia
12 Strong Reviews
...this is a film about back-thumping American heroes, who volunteer for war seeing the WTC towers go down, after saying weepy goodbyes to dutiful wives and children, and remain good, unquestioning people at heart miles away in enemy territory.
To be fair, some of the action scenes are photographed with genuine flair, but none of the actors make an impression. Not even Trevante Rhodes. You’d be better off watching his previous outing, Moonlight, instead.
Overall, if you are keen to watch a war film that blends 19th century warfare (cavalry) with modern weaponry, latest technology and human emotions overcoming the horrors of war, you'll like this real-life epic tale.
Since the equally jingoist American Sniper January has become a market for dodgy war movies with whitewashed personalities, a precedent that Hollywood could do without