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Release Date: May 7th, 2008

DVD Release Date: December 30th, 2008

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
An account of the Haditha killings of 24 civilians.

Cast: Elliot Ruiz, Matthew Knoll, Nathan DelaCruz, Yasmine Hanani, Andrew McLaren, Thomas Hennessy

Director: Nick Broomfield

Genres: Drama, War

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Broomfield's film is didactic, awkwardly acted by the cast of former Marines who are meant to lend the film credibility, and clumsily inflammatory. show more

  • Lacking in subtlety and nuance, Broomfield's nerve-jangling movie nonetheless succeeds in showing the war from various vantage points. And from wherever one's standing, the view is profoundly disturbing. show more

  • With its dialogue largely improvised by many who had seen extensive combat in Iraq, Battle for Haditha has a gripping authenticity lacking in other similarly themed dramas. show more

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