13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI tells the incredible true story of six elite ex-military operators who fought to protect the CIA against overwhelming odds when terrorists attacked a U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012. The film stars John Krasinski, James Badge Dale and Pablo Schreiber, and is based on the nonfiction novel 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi by New York Times best-selling author Mitchell Zuckoff with the members of the Annex Security Team.

Today the DVD and Blu-ray hit stores shelves and thanks to Paramount we received a copy of the Blu-Ray combo pack to review the bonus features for you in advance.


Disc #1 – Blu-ray

· Feature film in high definition

Disc #2 – Blu-ray

· For the Record: Finding the Truth Amid the Noise

· Uncovering Benghazi’s Secret Soldiers

· Preparing for Battle: Behind the Scenes of 13 Hours

Disc #3 – DVD

· Feature film in standard definition

Below is a quick overview of what each special features includes.

For The Record: Finding the Truth Amod he Noise
Features actual footage of the attack on the US compound in Benghazi after the attack. Steve’s to tell the story, not of the politics in Washington, but what happened across the world on September 11 and 12 of 2012.

Soldiers on the ground watched the media coverage of the attack and decided their side of the story needed to be told for the world to know.

Uncovering Benghazi’s Secret Soldiers
The actors were able to meet the real life soldiers they portrayed. GRS is composed of service men form various branches of the armed forces contacted for protection. The real soldiers served as consultants while filming and overseeing the sets for accuracy.

Preparing for Battle: Behind the Scenes of 13 Hours
Interviews with the vast and cares about the making of the film and telling the real story of events in Benghazi. Director Michael Bay had the cast constantly moving with hardly any down time between takes. The crew made sure to maintain the realty and credibility of the film by consulting with Global Response Staff, Navy Seals special ops soldiers. The actors were out grouch Seal training that ranged from weapons training to dealing with hostage situations.

Operation 13 Hours Premiere
Footage from the film’s premiere in Texas.

In Memoriam
Touching tribute to the four men who died during the attacks in Benghazi.

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