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Victory at Entebbe (1976)

In 1976, terrorists high-jack an Air France airplane and divert it to Uganda where they demand to exchange their hostages for fellow terrorists held in Israeli jails.

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Chana Vilnofsky
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Hershel Vilnofsky
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Etta Grossman-Wise
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Edra Vilnofsky
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Yakov Shlomo
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Benjamin Wise
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Captain Dukas
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Nomi Haroun
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Nathan Haroun
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An Air France airplane is hijacked by the PLO due the large number of Israeli and Jewish passengers. We follow the action both with the hostages as they cope with confinement and threatened death, and the Israeli cabinet and military that must try to get them out. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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They considered every possibility - and then did the impossible !


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13 December 1976 (USA)  »

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Unternehmen Entebbe  »

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Trivia

The raid took place on July 4th, 1976 on the 200th anniversary of the United States. There were many Americans on the flight. See more »

Goofs

The aircraft is an Airbus A300, accurately depicted with the passenger cabin and exterior shots, but the flight deck is from a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, with its very distinctive autopilot console and flight engineer panel showing three engine switches (the A300 has two engines). See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Shimon Peres: The government of Israel does not negotiate with terrorists!
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Version of Mivtsa Yonatan (1977) See more »

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If you like Soap Operas, this is the version to watch.
16 February 2010 | by (the Bay Area) – See all my reviews

This is the Soap Opera version of the Raid on Entebbe.

About half of this movie is poorly written, a real shame. I couldn't believe that this all-star cast would sign up to make a movie of this low caliber.

I have watched all 3 Entebbe movies. As others have commented, the "Raid on Entebbe" is strongly on point for the story at hand (the rescue of 101 Israelis held by terrorists).

"Operation Thunderbolt" is also on-point, and has many of the actual players playing themselves, but it is largely unfocused.

So, for the people who want to get lost in the background, "Victory" is the pick. I wish they could have taken this cast, and had them perform the Raid on Entebbe script ... it would be incredible.


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