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A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.


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After a terrorist attack on an American housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where families and FBI Agent Francis Manner are murdered, FBI agent Ronald Fleury blackmails the Saudi Arabian consul to get five days of investigation in the location. He travels with agent Grant Sykes, Janet Mayes and Adam Leavitt to avenge their friend and try to find those responsible for the bombing. The agents find all sorts of difficulties in their investigation, but they are supported by Colonel Faris Al Ghazi that advises the team how to act in a hostile environment. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Under fire. Under pressure. Out of time. See more »


Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for intense sequences of graphic brutal violence, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:







Release Date:

28 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El reino  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,135,055 (USA) (28 September 2007)


$47,456,450 (USA) (22 November 2007)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Robert De Niro was originally pursued for the role of FBI Director Grace. See more »


After the ambush on the freeway, when the Mercedes saloon is being chased by the FBI in the Range Rover, the Mercedes rounds a corner and bullet holes can be seen on the left hand side of the car, from the front door to the back of the rear door, in the next scene when the car is abandoned, the bullet holes are of a much larger calibre and there are only a few holes in the rear door. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator #1: After capturing most of the Arabian Peninsula with the help of the Wahhabi Islamic warriors, Ibn Saud establishes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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References Heat (1995) See more »


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Definitely worth going to
27 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to view this film a couple of months ago and I almost declined the offer thinking it would be another boring movie about terrorism in the middle east. I'm glad I didn't decline. This film got me hooked from the get go and kept me hook up until the credits. Not a an epic movie by any means but it sure is very entertaining and packed full of action. LOTS OF IT. I know for most action movies, plots and storyline are very weak. I'm not trying to say the story was bad, far from it. The story line was actually very good with strong dialogue and an amazing quote towards the end that really gets you thinking. No spoilers here, just go watch it when it comes out. You won't be disappointed.

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