“13 Hours” might be one of the most criminally underrated war films ever made.
The movie tells the tragic story of the assault on America’s diplomatic consulate and CIA compound in Benghazi, Libya after the fall of Gaddafi.
Four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed when terrorists attacked our guys. An elite GRS team held off wave after wave of the attack for 13 hours, and saved dozens of lives in the process.
I recently introduced some people to this film, and re-watched it for first time in several months. It blows my mind that more people don’t love this film. It probably has something to do with how politicized the Benghazi attack was, but the movie completely avoids politics. It focuses on the heroes on the ground, some of whom fought the battle in nothing more than shorts and a t-shirt.
This is a must-watch movie for Americans everywhere. It’s a dark reminder of the evil all over this world, and the men who carry weapons to hold them off.
I would really recommend firing this one up if you’re looking for a new movie to watch. I promise that the story of Benghazi and “13 Hours” is worth every second of your time.