• Murph: The Protector (2013)

Murph: The Protector

Release Date: March 22nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: April 8th, 2014

PG |1 hr 19 min

Plot Summary

Friends and family tell the story of Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL who died for his country and was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Director: Scott Mactavish

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Mactavish Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    One wonders if the filmmakers ever asked themselves who their film was intended for, or if it was at least a consciously self-serving effort from the outset. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    We’re reminded not just of sacrifice, but of those to whom service is a genuine calling and what that bandied-about word “hero” really means. show more

  • 60
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Bringing a much needed personal perspective to a war that has claimed thousands of American lives, the film nonetheless suffers from a hagiographic quality that, from everything we hear expressed about its self-effacing subject, would have disturbed even him. show more

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