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The film Jarhead is about the experiences of a US Marine during the Gulf War. After putting up with an exhausting boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf, where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. As his mental state deteriorated, his desire to kill increased, as he struggled with the possibility of his girlfriend cheating on him.
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Jarhead is a 2005 American biographical war drama film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 memoir of the same name. The film was directed by Sam Mendes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Swofford with Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard, Lucas Black, and Chris Cooper. Jarhead chronicles Swofford's life story and his military service in the Gulf War.The film was released on November 4, 2005, by Universal Pictures. Upon release, the film received mixed reviews and was a box office disappointment, grossing $97 million against a budget of $72 million. Despite the film's mixed response, it spawned a film series of four films."Jarhead" is a slang term used to refer to U.S. Marines.
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