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US Intelligence Rewrites over 1000 Hollywood Movies: New Book | News :: Reader View
US Intelligence Rewrites over 1000 Hollywood Movies:
New Book | News
The U.S. military rewrites major Hollywood blockbusters if they don’t ﬁt with its pro-war agenda
or are damaging to its reputation, new research has revealed.
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Tom Secker and Matthew Alford, in their new book, “National Security Cinema: The Shocking
New Evidence of Government Control in Hollywood,” scoured through more than 4,000 pages of
Pentagon and CIA documents using Freedom of Information requests. Their research reveals
the extent to which U.S. intelligence operates within Hollywood — where they were involved in
over 800 movies and 1,000 TV shows.
The CIA’s involvement ranges from obvious contenders such as ﬁlms like “Argo” and “Zero Dark
Thirty,” to more surprising media such as “Oprah” and “America’s Got Talent.”
According to Secker and Alford, if a producer or writer asks for access to the military for
research, the script must be vetted by the intelligence agency. Producers are asked to sign
Production Assistance Agreements that force them to use Pentagon-approved versions of the
The book — along with the Department of Defense’s Hollywood database of collaborations that
the authors also released — reports that a number of movies, including James Bond, the
Transformers franchise, and movies from the Marvel and DC cinematic universes, have been
modiﬁed or otherwise inﬂuenced by the U.S. military.
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The 2003 ﬁlm “Hulk” saw “radical” changes made by the Marine Corps. One of the biggest
modiﬁcations included changing the name of an operation that captured Hulk, “Ranch Hand,”
which wasn’t allowed because it was the real name for the United States’ destruction of Vietnam
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