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Raid on Entebbe (1976)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | History  -  9 January 1977 (USA)
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tige Andrews ...
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Eli Melnick
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Daniel Cooper
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Wilfred Boese (as Horst Bucholz)
Alex Colon ...
Terrorist #15
Eddie Constantine ...
Capt. Becaud
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Gabrielle Krieger
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Robin Gammell ...
Mr. Sager
Lou Gilbert ...
Chaim Bar-Lev
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Maj. David Grut
Warren J. Kemmerling ...
Gad Yaakobi (as Warren Kemmerling)
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Mr. Harvey
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Storyline

Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 soldiers actually flew so far and rescued the passengers in one of the most successful Military operations in history. The only casualty for Israely soldiers was Lt. Col. Jonathan "Yoni" Netanyahu.. Written by Nikhil Deo <nikhil_deo@hotmail.com>

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israeli | uganda | soldier | passenger | jewish | See more »

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9 January 1977 (USA)  »

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Raid on Entebbe  »

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Trivia

As most of this film was shot at the Stockton Airport in California, it's very obvious that the production had the assistance of the California National Guard that has a facility there. The C-130's are all National Guard aircraft. their camouflage being very different from that of Israel. All of the vehicles were of national guard origin. The Ford M5A1 "jeeps" (mutts) were then in use in active military and national guard. In the film both the Israelis and Ugandans were driving them. When the Ugandan reinforcements arrive, they're driving current "deuce and a half" trucks that would only be found in the current US military, Uganda would have most likely had old hand-me-down UK equipment. See more »

Goofs

Although the special effects show that two of the terrorists have shot several rounds through the door (just before they are both killed), there are no holes in the door where the bullets have just "passed." See more »

Quotes

Capt. Sammy Berg: [discussing a military attack] It'll be the biggest noise to hit Africa since the elephants stampeded.
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Very Gripping
28 November 1998 | by (Berkeley,CA) – See all my reviews

I had no doubts or opinions about the story line since it was based on an actual incident.But the direction was very good and the suspense was steadily built up until the climax. 2 hours of solid,non-stop thrill.


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