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Sword of Gideon (1986)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 29 November 1986
Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.

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Jean
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Mordechai Samuels
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Shoshana
John Hirsch ...
Avner's Father
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Jeanette Von Lesseps
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Carls Widow
Daniel Alfie ...
Ali Salameh
Hrant Alianak ...
Sonia Benezra ...
Mrs. Hamshari
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Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.

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29 November 1986 (USA)  »

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La espada de Gedeón  »

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Thus Lino Ventura dubs himself for the French version, a French-Canadian actor dubbed Mr.Ventura for the English version. See more »

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Gen. Harrari: [Speaking at his first meeting with the unit] There are seven men on your list. Each one of them is responsible for the death of innocent people, some of them Jewish, like the athletes at Munich, some of them Christians, like the pilgrims at Lod Airport. You will be responsible for the death of each one of them. An eye for an eye. You are Israeli justice. You are the Sword of Gideon... unsheathed.
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I think the Summary in IMDB is a little misleading...
7 October 2001 | by (Marlborough Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Re the summary of this movie... It is a few years since I saw it, but I do not recall any of the "anti-war" or "anti Israel" sentiment suggested in the summary. Of course one takes movies like this with a pinch of salt from a historical point of view, but the message I got from it was distinctly "Don't Mess With Israel(is)".


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