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War Pigs
War Pigs“An army captain is disgraced after
  he is forced to take the rap for a
  command decision made above him
  while following orders; but a chance
  comes to redeem himself from this
  injustice when, demoted to lieutenant,
  he is recruited to lead a team of misfits
  on a vital top secret mission in
  the Second World War action thriller
  War Pigs..
.”

A GREAT MOVIE FOR ANY RESPECTABLE WAR FILM COLLECTION, War Pigs is a Second World War action thriller that benefits from a creditable cast of action heroes.

On 6 June 1944 D-Day Western Allied Forces were fighting for the liberation of Nazi-occupied France. By September they had reached the heavily-defended German border prepared for an all-out assault.

An excitingly tense
Second World War story
of an officer who is
wrongly accused
of neglecting his duty,
War Pigs is stark
and gritty as the team
face a ruthless and
unrelenting enemy...”
World War I veteran Captain Jack Wosick (Luke Goss: Hellboy II; Tekken) was leading his team of United States infantry in Belgium when they are faced with the realities of war. The operation goes horribly wrong and all his men, including a close friend, are killed in a German ambush.

Despite following orders to the letter, he is blamed for the loss of his men and the failure of the operation. He was given the wrong orders which meant they were in the wrong position at the wrong time but he is nevertheless made a scapegoat and disgraced.

Later that year, in France and demoted to Lieutenant, Jack is given an opportunity to be cleared of all charges and is tasked by battle-hardened Colonel A J Redding (Mickey Rourke: The Expendables; Immortals) with leading a team of hand-picked misfit soldiers on a vital new top secret mission alongside French Foreign Legion Captain Hans Picault (Dolph Lundgren: The Expendables).

The unit, known as War Pigs, are under orders to get behind enemy lines to observe a Nazi-developed super weapon the V3, a massive artillery cannon that would give the enemy a huge advantage and could change the entire course of the war.

Hans' presence is vital but, while resisting taking orders from a Frenchman, the men are suspicious of the former captain who apparently led his last unit to their death. Jack has to earn his men's respect and gain their trust so that they may work together to successfully complete their mission. The men are fully aware that a lot of soldiers died following Jack and that it could well happen again and they must evade capture at any cost.

The stakes are high and the chances of success very slim but the new squad has the highly experienced Colonel Redding behind them and, although they have yet to acknowledge it, the hands-on approach of two capable officers at their helm.

It is a highly dangerous mission with the outcome of the war at stake. Jack is determined to succeed, whatever the cost, but he will soon face a decision that will once again put him in a difficult position this time he will actively disobey an order…

An excitingly tense Second World War story of an officer who is wrongly accused of neglecting his duty, War Pigs is stark and gritty as the team face a ruthless and unrelenting enemy.

War Pigs also features: Chuck Liddell as Sgt McGreevy; Noah Segan as August Chambers; Steven Luke as Preacher; Jake Stormoen as Frenchy Buckle; K C Clyde as Moffate; and Ryan Kelley as William York.

Music is by Alex Kharlamov; Director of Photography is Ty Arnold; Written by Luke Schuetzle and Adam Emerson; Producers are: Luke Schuetzle, Luke Daniels, Brad Scott, Andre Relis and Chad A Verdi; Producer is Andre Relis; and Director is Ryan Little.

* Packed with brilliant performances and mind-blowing action, War Pigs is an essential addition to any war film collection and is released in the UK by Signature Entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray on 14 September 2015 and is also available on digital download from 7 September 2015.

"An excitingly tense Second World War story of an officer who is wrongly accused of neglecting his duty, War Pigs is stark and gritty as the team face a ruthless and unrelenting enemy"
Maggie Woods, MotorBar