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About Jarhead


Beyond the sound bites, former Marine Anthony Swofford shows us what it really means to be at war in the Middle East in this screen adaptation of his best-selling book. The account follows "Swoff" (Jake Gyllenhaal), a third-generation enlistee, from bootcamp to active duty as a sniper scout in a platoon headed up by career Marine Sergeant Sykes (Jamie Foxx). Swofford and his fellow Marines endure blazing, blinding heat and sunshine, carrying sniper's rifles and hundred pound packs while constantly on the alert for Iraqi soldiers who pose an ever-present threat. The Americans brave the hardships with sardonic wit and dark comedy. Peter Sarsgaard plays Troy, Swoff's friend, mentor, and a hard core soldier in their elite unit.


News Articles about Jarhead


Celebrity Spider 4/29/06 Jake Gyllenhaal Offends Gulf War Veterans

Jam! 3/10/06 'Jarhead' shows insanity of war

Dallas Morning News 3/7/06 DVD review: Jarhead

Seattle PI 3/7/06 This Week's Hot Video: 'Jarhead'

New Zealand Herald 2/4/06 Jarhead

TVNZ 2/1/06 New Movie review: Jarhead

Celebrity Spider 1/17/06 Oscar Made Jamie Foxx Leader of Jarhead Cast

BBC 1/17/06 Jarhead captures box office crown

BBC 1/13/06 Mendes' anti-war-movie war movie

Digital Spy 1/4/06 Mendes: US doesn't understand 'Jarhead'

Celebrity Spider 11/14/05 Jake Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard Lived Together During Jarhead Filming

Philly.com 11/13/05 Sarsgaard, Gyllenhaal bunk up during film

CBS 11/8/05 Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Jarhead'

Cinema Spider 11/7/05 Jarhead Brings in 27.7 Million at the Domestic Box Office

Chicago Sun-Times 11/4/05 Jarhead - Roger Ebert Review

The Trades 11/4/05 Jarhead

Christian Science Monitor 11/4/05 'Jarhead' is a big gulf with no war

Santa Cruz Sentinel 11/4/05 Like the war which it portrays, 'Jarhead' never quite feels complete

Fox News 11/4/05 'Jarhead' Stars Tell It Like It Is

Boston Globe 11/4/05 With 'Jarhead,' the battle is trying to stay interested until the action starts

AJC 11/4/05 'Jarhead' aspires to, but never quite achieves, greatness

Journal Now 11/4/05 Over There: Marine's Desert Storm memoir makes a pretty good war movie

Baltimore Sun 11/4/05 Grunt Work

Toledo Blade 11/4/05 Movie review: Jarhead ***

Knox News 11/4/05 War flick supplies mood rather than action


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Websites about Jarhead Cast


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