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Experience Thrilling Action and Brotherhood in this Wartime Rescue Thriller
If you’re looking for an adrenaline-pumping movie night, you’re in luck. Guy Ritchie’s “The Covenant,” which hit theaters in April, is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video. For those who prefer a different viewing option, you can also rent it for $5.99 or purchase it for $19.99.
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Directed by Guy Ritchie, “The Covenant” follows the story of John Kinley, portrayed by Jake Gyllenhaal, a U.S. Army Master Sgt. who embarks on a perilous mission to rescue a local interpreter named Ahmed (Dar Salim). Ahmed had saved Kinley’s life after both survived a brutal firefight during the 2018 war in Afghanistan.
In his quest, Master Sgt. Kinley enlists the help of private military contractor Eddie Parker, played by Antony Starr, for a black ops mission. The film’s ensemble cast includes Alexander Ludwig, Sean Sagar, Bobby Schofield, Emily Beecham, and Jonny Lee Miller.
Although “The Covenant” didn’t set the box office on fire during its initial release, it garnered highly positive reviews from film critics.
Variety critic Owen Gleiberman praised the movie, saying, “As a rescue thriller, it’s tinglingly suspenseful and real.” He went on to highlight the film’s powerful portrayal of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan, stating, “What gives the film its power is the way that its climactic final act grows out of an organic metaphor for the flawed vision of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. We came in with the best of intentions but got too lost in the quagmire to follow through on our promise to the Afghan people. And so we stranded them.”
Don’t miss out on this gripping wartime thriller. You can stream “The Covenant” on Amazon Prime Video, watch it for free with a Prime Video subscription, rent it for $5.99, or own it for $19.99. It’s time to buckle up for an action-packed movie night.