Three Kings details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Holt McCallany, Cliff Curtis, Liz Stauber, Mykelti Williamson, Mark Wahlberg, George Clooney, Ice Cube, Judy Greer, Jamie Kennedy, Said Taghmaoui, Nora Dunn, Spike Jonze, Jamie Kennedy /|
|Director:||David O. Russell|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama|
|Studio:||ICON HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Battlefield Films, Cops & Robbers, Explosive Films|
|Run time:||1 hour 54 minutes|
|Rental release:||21 Feb 2005|
|Subtitles:||Arabic, Bulgarian, English, Romanian|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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Three KingsBy lucifer from LONDON , 14 Oct 2003
[Highly rated reviewer]George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg and Ice Cube form a fantastic trio of soldiers brought together in the aftermath of the first Gulf War.
The most interesting aspect of this film is the way it is shot - in order to demonstrate the dry heat in the desert, the film is shot in bright light and viewers are warned not to adjust their television sets. It works remarkably well - as do the stunts and special effects.
Whilst Wahlberg is typically cool and popular, it is actually Ice Cube who isn't typecast as a gun-toting war enthusiast but as someone who is actually very peaceful and who plays by the rules.
The soundtrack takes you back to the early 90's which is also great!
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Too violent for my tasteBy a customer , 21 Oct 2013I suppose this is a good film, but I didn't get past the first 40 mins or so as I found it horrifically violent. I'm sure this is necessary for the story but it's just not my sort of film
good storyBy smokeychops (670 reviews) from newcastle under lyme , 21 Jun 2013I enjoyed this film, thought it was a really good story and well acted by everyone. A group of soldiers in Iraq that find a map to some gold and go in search of it. Not sure why people found it boring probably not enough explosions for them.
American MossiesBy HarveyE (4 reviews) , 19 Apr 2013Jumped-up American bullsh*t from the word go. Attitude, ego and testosterone are in abundance, with mindless 'soldier boy' characters that irritate like a thousand biting mosquitoes and then, late on, attempt to redeem themselves by behaving like adult human beings. Too late; I wanted to swat them all after the first few minutes. Do these character types really exist? Can it be that some confused individuals really aspire to be like the American soldier so typical of this type of film? Sadly, I believe they do....
Fantastic story about war and soldiersBy KelSmell (185 reviews) from Telford , 29 Oct 2012I thought this film was really good. It did surprise me how good it was and I would throughly recommend it to anyone. I thought the storyline was brilliant and also the way it was put together. There was a lot of swearing in it, which surprised me. What a great film though. A must for all action / drama film fans
Clooney has come a long wayBy Bassman71 (696 reviews) from Didsbury, England , 21 Jan 2012End of the first Gulf War, US soldiers find map in Iraqi soldier's backside, Major gets involved, go looking for Saddam Husseins gold.
Average war comedy/drama that shows how far George Clooney has come as an actor with him being on autopilot throughout this film.
Spike Jonze offers some decent comic relief and Mark Wahlberg and Ice Cube just play themselves although Nora Dunn is good as the tough news reporter
It has its share of moments along the way but isnt anything out of the ordinary and quite predictable with a few silly bits as well.