Guy Ritchie's The Covenant Blu-ray Review

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Guy Ritchie's The Covenant is a well done war film with sharp visuals and a booming Dolby Atmos track!

“Guy Ritchie's The Covenant is a well-done war film with sharp visuals and a booming Dolby Atmos track!” – Austin Putnam, FlickDirect

Welcome to the explosive world of Guy Ritchie's 'The Covenant (2023), an American action thriller that takes you to the heart of the War in Afghanistan. This film, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Dar Salim, follows the harrowing journey of U.S. Army special operations sergeant John Kinley and his Afghan interpreter, Ahmed, as they fight against the Taliban.

The Covenant may not be the best war film, but it's full of great performances and killer action, showcasing a restrained effort from director Guy Ritchie. The plot is a whirlwind of tension and high-stakes encounters, as Kinley and Ahmed navigate treacherous terrains, survive deadly ambushes, and deal with internal struggles that test their resolve and mutual respect. Despite facing insurmountable odds, the duo's camaraderie and courage lead them on a journey of survival and redemption, serving as a haunting reminder of the sacrifices made during the war​.


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Guy Ritchie's The Covenant follows US Army Sergeant John Kinley (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Afghan interpreter Ahmed (Dar Salim). After an ambush, Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save Kinley's life. When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down first.

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Action/Adventure
Running Time: 123 minutes
Distributed By: MGM Studios
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