ARLINGTON, Texas - It was a star-studded evening in North Texas for a movie world premiere.
The film "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" opens Friday. It tells the story of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya which left four Americans dead.
But, just minutes into the film aired at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, people started walking out.
The glitzy Hollywood-like red carpet premier hit a snag. Guests at the free event complained about bad audio in the upper section of the stadium.
"The sound was just so bad we couldn't enjoy the movie. We couldn't hear it so there was no point. Three hour run time... I'm not going to sit there for three hours and not listen to it," said James Patton.
"It was just like you were under water. You couldn't understand a word they were saying. The picture quality wasn't bad, but you couldn't understand anything," added Sandi O'Brien.
The movie which opens in theaters Friday is actually based on a book about the six elite ex-military operators assigned to protect the CIA when terrorists attacked a U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya in 2012. That attack took the life of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
"It's a super hero movie without super heroes," actor John Krasinski said. "These are guys just like you and me that have chosen this life and dedicated their life and sacrificed everything for us and that makes them extraordinary."
Kris Paranto, known as Tanto, was one of those six men.
"This is a story about heroism more than anything else. It's not about politics. Politics hijacked the story and we're trying to bring it back," Paranto said.
"It's not about a left or right thing. We've heard enough of that," Mark "Oz" Giest, another real-life hero who served as advisors on the film, said. "We can come together in the center because we have more similarities in this country than we do differences."
Movie director Michael Bay brought the red carpet premier to Arlington and decided donations from the event will benefit the Shadow Warriors Project of The Dallas Foundation.
"It's an amazing human story that just got overlooked and it was hijacked," Bay said.