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'Act of Valor' trailer

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The U.S. military hasn’t always been thrilled by the depiction of its men and women on screen — even in the most flattering of Hollywood movies. And even when movies glorify the troops, they rarely get the details right. With Act of Valor, there will be no excuses; the military worked hand-in-hand with the filmmakers and features actual active-duty Navy SEALS. So what it lacks in star-power it makes up for with real heroes.

Take a look at the second trailer for this unique movie-making experience. It’s not a documentary, but this is the real deal. Inspired by actual events, the Navy’s elite warriors — who took down Osama Bin Laden — rescue a CIA operative and uncover a terrifying terrorist plot against America.

Act of Valor opens Feb. 24.

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