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Not Rated | | Drama | 5 November 2010 (Turkey)
Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with... See full summary »

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Firat
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Becker
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Timur (as Engin Altan)
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Thomas
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Lisa
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Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous Islamic leader codenamed "Dajjal", believed to be hiding in there. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the arrest of Hadji Gumus, a well-respected Muslim scholar and family man who years before fled to the United States after being released from a Turkish prison, where he served time for murder. This tale love, friendship, peace and prejudices, takes us on a journey seeking to answer the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance. Written by Anonymous

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In the War on Terror... sacrifices must be made. [U.K. Blu-ray]

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5 November 2010 (Turkey)  »

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Act of Vengeance  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,960,842 (Turkey) (8 November 2010)
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Trivia

Mahsun Kirmizigül spent all the profit he made from his first and previous two movies on the making of this one. See more »

Goofs

(At 36:11 and 42:42) The two congregations (by the East River and in the mosque) are in wrong format. Every rank behind the imam should be aligned, straight, continuous and extend on both sides till it reaches an obstacle (wall, column, etc.) See more »

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Spectacular storytelling with seamless infusion of relevant messages!
31 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

I have found a new genre of movies. And some fantastic film making skills in Turkish cinema. Spectacular story telling with seamless infusion of relevant messages and entertainment. I borrowed the DVD from a friend, but now I am buying the DVD.

Its a heart-wrenching, tear-jerking, almost epic, thriller with more than a good measure of fantastic action sequences. Having visited Turkey and with my great respect to the Turkish culture, I am glad the director maintained a thoroughly authentic style of telling the story from a Turkish point-of-view, yet not compromise on it's view-ability for an international audience.

A great weekend movie or a movie for any occasion where you just need something different to Hollywood movies.

Respect to Turkish Cinema!


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