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Annapolis - James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Donnie Wahlberg, Justin Lin

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When he won a coveted admission spot to the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, local kid Jake Huard (James Franco) thought all his dreams had come true - but his battle to become the man he wants to be is only just beginning.

Now, uncertain if a regular kid from a poor blue collar family can fit into the Academy's pressure-cooker atmosphere, and barely making the grade as a Freshman "plebe", Jake has one last shot at proving he has what it takes to become an officer in an institution that boasts a venerable 137-year history of focused discipline and determined excellence. With nothing left to lose, Jake decides to enter the notoriously fierce Navy boxing competition known as the Brigade Championships - and face off against his arch-nemesis, Midshipman Lieutenant Cole (Tyrese Gibson). Everything Jake has ever hoped for stands in the balance: the chance to make his father proud, to validate his lieutenant's faith in him, to stand up for his fellow plebes, and most of all, to forge a different future.

Theatrical propaganda posters

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Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film drama military US Navy training academy plebe hazing Midshipman cadet honour

Persons of interest

  • James Franco .... Jake Huard
  • Tyrese Gibson .... Midshipman Lieutenant Cole
  • Jordana Brewster .... Ali
  • Donnie Wahlberg .... Lieutenant Commander Burton
  • Vicellous Reon Shannon .... Twins
  • Roger Fan .... Loo
  • Wilmer Calderon .... Estrada
  • McCaleb Burnett .... Whitaker
  • Jim Parrack .... AJ
  • Brian Goodman .... Bill Huard
  • Katie Hein .... Risa
  • Chi McBride .... Coach McNally
  • Heather Henderson .... Daniels
  • Charles Napier .... Superintendent Carter
  • Scott D Carson .... Commandant
  • Zachery Ty Bryan .... Johnson
  • Billy Finnigan .... Kevin
  • Seth Edward Booth .... Plebe KJ Iberti
  • Kenn Enright .... Plebe Saccani
  • Michael A Lightcap .... Plebe EM Lemon
  • David Collard .... Screenwriter
  • Justin Lin .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

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Media intelligence (DVD)

  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Languages: 2.0 Russian; 5.1 Czech, English, Hungarian, Polish
  • Picture: Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Special features:
    • Commentaries
    • Deleted scenes
    • Featurettes:
      • Plebe year: the story of Annapolis
      • The brigades
  • Subtitles: Bulgarian, Czech, English, English captions, English closed captions, Estonian, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian

Security censorship classification

M (Moderate themes and violence, infrequent moderate coarse language)

Surveillance time

108 minutes (1:48 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: Undated 2006
DVD retail: 16 August 2006
DVD retail: 13 December 2006

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