The Hunting Party (2007)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  21 September 2007 (USA)
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A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No.1 war criminal in Bosnia. However, their extremely dangerous target decides to come after them.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gordana Vukres ...
Girl at Awards Ceremony
Franklin Harris
Sanela Seferagic ...
Sexy Assistant
Damir Saban ...
Aleksandra Grdic ...
TriBeCa Loft Girl
John W. Falk ...
Journalist #1
Scott Anderson ...
Journalist #2
Harald Doornbos ...
Journalist #3
Philippe Deprez ...
Journalist #4
Erich Rathfelder ...
Journalist #5
Zan Marolt ...
Journalist #6
Ljubomir Kerekes ...


A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the no. 1 war criminal in Bosnia; they find themselves in serious jeopardy when they are mistaken as a CIA hit squad and their target decides to come after them. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

hunt | bosnia | fox | cia | war criminal | See All (91) »


How can they find the world's most wanted war criminal when the C.I.A. can't? [by actually looking]

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and some violent content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spring Break in Bosnia  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$39,609 (USA) (7 September 2007)


$876,671 (USA) (26 October 2007)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The original title of the movie was 'Spring break in Bosnia'. See more »


In one scene, after they leave the restaurant without paying, the owner shoots their car's right wing mirror. Later, in the scene when the truck is ramming them, the mirror is intact. See more »


[first lines]
Title Card: Only the most ridiculous parts of this story are true.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »


Village Song
Written and Performed by Brian Keane and Omar Faruk Tekbilek
Courtesy of Celestial Harmonies
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Hollywood's political conscience continues to grow........
6 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just got back from the premiere at Venice, where a huge round of applause acknowledged the film's quality as well as Richard Gere's enduring star status.

As society and modern youth get serious again, so Hollywood follows the trend, as movies tackle war corruption and hypocrisy following Clooney, Gore et al's lead. Shephard manages to combine thriller with humour and quips without it becoming a cheesy Lethal Weapon type ride. That's due mainly to sterling performances from Gere, reinvigorates after The Hoax, and Howard, showing a comic side after the intensity of 'Crash' Jesse Eisenberg also looks like this role was written for him personally, and the remaining cast are appropriate. The crisp, realistic docu-direction, mainstreamed by Paul Greengrass, has exerted its influence and fits neatly into this film without looking forced.

Therefore, it works - it brings a serious issue to attention with humour, compassion and enough adrenaline to remind one of the risks some people take with their lives for their causes, when most of us take the cosy path of least resistance.

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