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Last Flag Flying (2017)

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Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.

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In 2003, 30 years after they served together in the Vietnam War, former Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with ex-Marines Sal and Mueller on a different type of mission: to bury Doc's son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War. Doc decides to forgo burial at Arlington Cemetery and, with the help of his old buddies, takes the casket on a bittersweet trip up the East Coast to his home in suburban New Hampshire. Written by Dave

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Their Last Mission Wasn't On The Battlefield

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Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references | See all certifications »
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3 November 2017 (USA)  »

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$40,558 (North America) (5 November 2017)
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Filmed in and around Pittsburgh Pennsylvania See more »

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Larry 'Doc' Shepherd: I'm not going to bury a marine. I'm just going to bury my son.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Tulip Fever (2017) See more »

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Written by Sil Austin and Irving Siders
Performed by Sil Austin
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A film worth seeing!
28 September 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was excellent. For a drama, it had a lot of light moments. Bryan Cranston, Lawrence Fishburne, Steve Carrell and J. Quinton Johnson were great. As a Vietnam Veteran, I related to this very well. I won't give any spoilers here but it touched home for me. A movie worth seeing.


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