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Set during the aftermath of the Bosnian War. A Navy SEAL team fresh off capturing a war criminal find themselves enlisted by a local woman, seeking funds to rebuild the country, to retrieve NaziGold from the bottom of a dam.

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Set during the aftermath of [[UsefulNotes/TheYugoslavWars the Bosnian War. War]]. A [[UsefulNotes/NavySeals Navy SEAL SEAL]] team fresh off capturing a war criminal find themselves enlisted by a local woman, seeking funds to rebuild the country, to retrieve NaziGold from the bottom of a dam.



* UltimateJobSecurity: Detroit's AcePilot status is confidently pointed out by his co-pilot Rainey when Levine threatens to have him dishonorably discharged unless he reveals what the SEAl's are up to, with Rainey arguing that Detroit is too valuable to get rid of like that. Levine agrees, and then points out that this isn't true of Rainey himself, however, which scares Rainey into talking.

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* UltimateJobSecurity: Detroit's AcePilot status is confidently pointed out by his co-pilot Rainey when Levine threatens to have him dishonorably discharged unless he reveals what the SEAl's [[UsefulNotes/NavySeals SEALs]] are up to, with Rainey arguing that Detroit is too valuable to get rid of like that. Levine agrees, and then points out that this isn't true of Rainey himself, however, which scares Rainey into talking.

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* AcePilot: Detroit Turner is the most decorated pilot in the Navy, having won 14 medals for heroism, and refueled a plane with one engine in mid-flight.



* BigDamnHeroes: Levine sends a GunshipRescue moment at the end, right as Petovic has the drop on the team.
--> '''Levine:''' You degenerates do realize that you would be dead, if I had not sent [[AcePilot Detroit]] to the rescue?
* BlatantLies: Matt tells Levine that they were going to file a full report about the gold as soon as they'd secured it. Levine doesn't buy it.



* RealityEnsures: Once Admiral Levine finds out what the team is doing, he returns the gold to the French government. [[PlayingWith Some of it, anyway]].

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* RealityEnsures: RealityEnsues: Once Admiral Levine finds out what the team is doing, he returns the gold to the French government. [[PlayingWith Some Half of it, anyway]].


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* UltimateJobSecurity: Detroit's AcePilot status is confidently pointed out by his co-pilot Rainey when Levine threatens to have him dishonorably discharged unless he reveals what the SEAl's are up to, with Rainey arguing that Detroit is too valuable to get rid of like that. Levine agrees, and then points out that this isn't true of Rainey himself, however, which scares Rainey into talking.

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Set during the aftermath of the Bosnian War. A Navy SEAL team fresh off capturing a war criminal find themselves enlisted by a local woman, seeking funds to rebuild the country, to retrieve NaziGold from the bottom of a dam.
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This film contains examples of:

* BaitAndSwitchTyrant: Levine enjoys beginning conversations where he's about to congratulate or reward the team by sounding stern and listing things they did wrong.
* BaldOfAwesome: Levine.
* TheCavalry: Levine sends in a gunship which kills Petrovic and his men right as their about to kill Matt. When he's chewing them out, he points out that they would have died if he hadn't showed up.
* ClicheStorm: A common complaint about the film was that it didn't have many original elements.
* DeathGlare: Petrovic's default expression.
* DragonAscendant: Petrovic, after General Milic is captured.
* GeneralRipper: General Milic, who the team captures at the beginning, orders various atrocities among his men and is trying to cover it up.
* GreaterScopeVillain: Both the Nazi's who hid the gold in the first place (and were then killed when partisans blew a dam up to drown them) and General Milic, whose capture causes his [[TheDragon Petrovic]] to pursue the team to avenge him.
* IntroOnlyPointOfView: Lara's grandfather.
* JustifiedCriminal: The gold is from France, but could do a lot of gold is Bosnia.
* KeepTheReward: In the end, the SEAL's give their share of the money to Lara.
* NaziGold: The target of the team's mission.
* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Matt's daughter died in a car accident a few years ago, causing him to become estranged from his wife, who was driving.
* TankGoodness: The team hijacks a tank during their abduction of Milic.
* RealityEnsures: Once Admiral Levine finds out what the team is doing, he returns the gold to the French government. [[PlayingWith Some of it, anyway]].
* TheSmartGuy: Ben, who calculates the price of the gold and how to get it out of the lake.
* SoleSurvivor: Lara's grandfather was the only survivor of his town, once the Nazi's made sure to LeaveNoWitnesses to hiding the gold.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Admiral Levine, who mostly abides by the book but appreciates the teams accomplishments.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Lara's brother is last seen as a prisoner of Petrovic, inadvertently clueing him in on where to look for the main characters.

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