Four Gulf War soldiers find a map showing where Saddam
Hussein may have hid millions of dollars in gold bullion stolen from Kuwait, and off they
go on a treasure hunt. With George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Nora
Dunn, Cliff Curtis and Saïd Taghmaoui.
SEX/NUDITY 4 - A couple has sex with her sitting on top of him in her bra
while thrusting and screaming. A man's bare buttocks are seen. A man is stripped to his
briefs and a man is stripped to his long john pants.
VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - We see a bullet tearing through someone from the inside.
There are many bloody scenes: A man is shot and his head flies off and his neck spurts
blood. A man is shot leaving blood on his mouth and neck. Men in a truck are shot through
the windshield. A woman is shot in the head with blood spurting and a baby is crushed by
debris. A mother and baby are imagined in exploding debris. We see bloody hands in five
scenes. There are bloody cuts, bandages and bruises on faces seen in many scenes. A man
has a bloody face and bloody stripes down his shirt. Blood splatters a man's face as
another man is shot in the head (more blood spurts from his head). A woman lies in puddle
of blood around her head and there is blood on a man's torso. A man is shot in the arm,
there's blood on a man's ear, a very bloody neck and collarbone, and in a few scenes
people have bloody clothes. A needle punctures a man's chest in close-up with squishy
sounds. A cow explodes into bloody chunks splattering men's faces, clothing and a
windshield. A man is tied to a table with a bloody stick in his mouth, a bloody collar and
bloody instruments on the table. We see a bloody face with a swollen, disfigured eye. A
man is garroted and kicked in head, and a man is shocked with electricity and shakes
during torture. Men are shot many times and killed in several scenes. A couple of decayed
corpses are seen, and bird carcasses and dying birds covered in oil are seen. There are
fistfights with kicking, punching and once threatening with a knife. A man is hit in the
head with a gun. A man has a black eye and is tackled to the ground in two scenes, and a
man is hit twice in the face with a clipboard. A man nearly suffocates, and people are hit
with sticks. A helicopter shoots and kills some people then explodes. There are many
scenes with people being threatened by guns, many scuffles and many explosions usually
very loud, and with people running away and falling down. Gas mortars explode over people
as they choke. Men shoot at airborne footballs which explode. Buildings and vehicles crash
and explode in many scenes sometimes injuring people. A man vomits and a man is thrown
from a moving truck.
PROFANITY 9 - About 58 F-words, many scatological references, mild
obscenities, anatomical references, and a few racial slurs. [profanity glossary]
DISCUSSION TOPICS - War, the Gulf War, refugees, American foreign policy, Iraq
and Saddam Hussein.
MESSAGE - We should have helped the Iraqi people during the Gulf War instead
of abandoning them to Saddam Hussein.