Fury: New WW2 film about U.S. tank crew coming in 2014

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Fury: New WW2 film about U.S. tank crew coming in 2014

Post by Felix C » 30 Jun 2013 19:48

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2713180/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Do not know if it is intended to be serious or comical.

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Post by AJFFM » 30 Jun 2013 20:00

Hope it's as "good" and "historically accurate" as the other famous Hollywood productions.

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Post by Dan W. » 21 Jan 2014 23:26

This was the film that had explosions and extras running around dressed as Wehrmacht soldiers on Armistice Day, even when townspeople asked the director to take the day off from filming, out of respect. None was shown.

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Post by B Hellqvist » 14 Jun 2014 20:59



Behind the scenes trailer. Looks pretty awesome, but it remains to be seen whether the story measures up. The Bovington Tank Museum Tiger will star in the movie, which will make a nice change of pace.

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Post by Felix C » 16 Jun 2014 14:54

He looks like Bogie from Sahara in that still shot.

Brief bit at 45second mark appears Hollywoodized.

The entire crew has a nickname, Wardaddy, Bible,etc. Was that a common practice among U.S. tankers in WW2?

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Post by SFAnderson » 01 Aug 2014 00:53

It's hard to tell from the promotions if this will be good, but judging from the recent stories about it, Fury might turn out to be something different. Sounds like it will attempt to portray things as hellish as they actually must have been without glorifying. Here's an article from the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/03/movie ... .html?_r=0

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Post by askropp » 01 Aug 2014 09:22

One near hitch in the deal making: QED, which is backed by the Russian investors Sasha Shapiro and Anton Lessine, initially found it difficult to sell rights in Russia. Distributors there were wary of a project that portrayed Americans on a push toward Berlin, which, after all, was taken by Soviet troops.
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Post by StefanSiverud » 03 Aug 2014 22:09

It sounds and looks very much like Saving Private Ryan in a tank.

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Post by Felix C » 19 Sep 2014 01:42

I just saw a trailer on the ex-Military Channel. Pitt says "I'm going to hold this crossroad" Reminded me of Sahara and Barkman's Corner.

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Post by Dan W. » 26 Sep 2014 18:04

If you want typical Hollywood nonsense, this looks like a real winner. I fully expect people to be thrown 20 feet into the air from a fragmentation grenade. In the trailer I watched his Sherman tank is hit by something, a huge explosion, and the track lays down perfectly on the ground in the next sequence, looking almost like new (but obviously beyond repair)

That's probably when these supermen crawl out of their tank to start their mission to win the war armed only with bayonets, entrenching tools and can openers. I certainly hope I'm wrong and this movie has something to offer other than gratuitous violence and huge explosions. From the NYT review, the uniforms were tailored for authenticity. That's a start.

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Re: New WW2 film about U.S. tank crew coming in 2014

Post by ViKinG » 19 Oct 2014 07:48

I just watched Fury tonight, It was amazing. And the track that was mentioned as being hit by an explosion, was blown off due to driving over a mine. Also keep in mind for realism, the Tiger tank featured in the movie is Tiger 131 from Bovington museum..

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Post by countess » 19 Oct 2014 13:15

I wonder who has the honours of driving the Tiger during the movie?


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Post by countess » 19 Oct 2014 13:24

Panzerkampfwagen- its german name.

I found the very tank used in Fury 131.
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Post by countess » 19 Oct 2014 14:42

Wow, original crew of tiger 131.... Abandoned because of two strikes by a Churchill tank.

http://www.39-45war.com/tiger131.html
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