Jarhead Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard

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Anthony Swofford is a 20-year-old marine serving in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
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Jarhead shows the experiences he and the other marines go through as they train, and then wait in the desert for months and months for the war to erupt.

Desert Shield is a harsh waiting game, and the marines must deal day-to-day with the grueling realities of boredom in the harsh desert environment. They wait for letters from their girlfriends and wives, but how long will they be away before their significant others turn to infidelity?

When war finally does erupt, the marines find themselves out of the action, all of the real fighting going to the pilots.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Marines Specific to    -   Iraq I & II

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--men Kind of violence:    -   land battles Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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