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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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Avner
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Robert
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Hans
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Jean
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Carl
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Mordechai Samuels
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Papa
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Golda Meir
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Shoshana
John Hirsch ...
Avner's Father
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Jeanette Von Lesseps
Linda Griffiths ...
Carl's Widow
Daniel Alfie ...
Ali Salameh
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Wael Zwaiter
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Mrs. Hamshari
Carol Ann Francis ...
New York Bank Clerk
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Louis
Lisa Hull ...
Hamshari's Daughter
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Abu Daoud
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Bank Manager
Audi Levy ...
Gen. Harrari
Liza McIsaac ...
Jeanette's Girlfriend
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Hamshari's Mistress
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Maj. G. Rashon
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Swiss Priest
Gregory Tal ...
Popeye
Miro Wahba ...
Hamshari
David Zatouti ...
Boudia
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Surgeon
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Daniela Akerblom ...
Girl (uncredited)

Directed by

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Michael Anderson

Written by

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Chris Bryant ... ()
 
George Jonas ... (novel "Vengeance")

Produced by

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Denis Héroux ... executive producer
George Jonas ... producer (uncredited)
John Kemeny ... executive producer
Robert Lantos ... executive producer

Music by

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Georges Delerue

Cinematography by

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Claude Agostini

Film Editing by

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Ron Wisman

Editorial Department

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Stephen Humble ... assistant editor
Jan Nicolichuk ... second assistant editor

Casting By

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Ginette D'Amico ... (montreal casting)
Lynn Stalmaster
Clare Walker

Production Design by

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Trevor Williams

Set Decoration by

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Steve Shewchuk

Costume Design by

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Laurie Drew
Rochelle Zaltzman

Makeup Department

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Kathryn Casault ... assistant makeup artist
Maryse Faure ... hair stylist: France
Consuelo Hailey ... hair stylist: New York / makeup artist: New York
Gaétan Noiseux ... hair stylist
Marie-Angèle Protat ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Jennifer Black ... post-production supervisor
Malcolm R. Burgess ... production manager: London
Massimo Cristaldi ... production manager: Italy
Jonathan Filley ... production manager: New York
Joyce Kozy King ... production manager
Raymond Leplont ... production manager: France
Gadi Levy ... production manager: Israel
Zvi Spielmann ... production supervisor: Israel

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Alberto Acciarito ... assistant director: Italy
Peter Bennett ... first assistant director: London
Henry Bronchtein ... assistant director: New York
Michal Engel ... assistant director: Israel
Victoria Frodsham ... third assistant director (as Vicky Frodsham)
Simon Haveland ... third assistant director: London
Madeleine Henrié ... second assistant director
Pierre Magny ... first assistant director
Avner Orshalimy ... assistant director: Israel
Amy Sayres ... assistant director: New York
Andrew Warren ... second assistant director: London

Art Department

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Zvika Aloni ... set dresser: Israel
Louis-Fernand Billet ... set props: France
Luciano Calosso ... set decorator: Italy
Jacques Chamberland ... set props
Michel Dernuet ... construction supervisor
Vincenzo Di Costanzo ... props: Italy
Assi Esterkin ... props buyer: Israel
Ronald Fauteux ... property master
Marc Fiquet ... property buyer
Bryony Foster ... set decorator: London
Jean-Vincent Fournier ... assistant set props
Alain Guyard ... set dresser: France
Zion Kobi ... construction supervisor: Israel
Giora Porter ... key set dresser: Israel
Ariel Roshko ... art director: Israel
James Sherman ... props: New York

Sound Department

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Benito Alchimede ... boom operator: Italy
Gary Daprato ... sound effects editor
Pierre Davoust ... boom operator: France
Yuri Gorbachow ... sound editor
Claude Hazanavicius ... sound mixer
Catherine Hunt ... supervising adr editor (as Cathy Hunt)
Chris Hutton ... sound effects editor
Brian Marshall ... sound mixer: London
Paul Massey ... re-recording mixer
Thierry Morlaas-Lurbe ... boom operator
Yohai Moshe ... boom operator: Israel
Keith Pamplin ... boom operator: London
James Porteous ... re-recording mixer
Bob Predovitch ... sound systems designer
Phil Rodrigues ... foley artist
Cindy Romanovich ... sound effects editor
Jean-Charles Ruault ... sound mixer: France

Special Effects by

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Jacques Godbout ... assistant special effects coordinator
Pini Klavir ... special effects coordinator
Yoram Pollack ... special effects: Israel (as Yoram Polach)
Richard Ratliff ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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Dwayne McLean ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Avi Avrahami ... best boy: Israel
Vincent Batallion ... second assistant camera: France (as Vincent Bataillon)
Jacques F. Bernier ... second assistant camera
Larry Blanchette ... grip: New York
Elio Bosi ... grip: Italy
Jacob Bukman ... key grip: Israel
Steve Burgess ... second assistant camera: London
Pierre Charpentier ... grip
Sergio Conti ... grip: Italy
Robert Coret ... grip: France
John Danyluk ... generator operator
Jean-Louis Daquist ... key grip
Jean-Maurice de Ernsted ... grip
Roberto Diamanti ... grip: Italy
Remo Dolci ... gaffer: Italy
Alex Dukay ... still photographer
Marcel Gellier ... key grip: France
Robert Guertin ... first assistant camera
René Guillard ... third electrician
John Herron ... first assistant camera: New York
Martin Hume ... first assistant camera: London
Tony Iulo ... grip: New York
Manuel Jover ... grip: France unit
Jean-Yves Le Poulain ... first assistant camera: France
Avraham Leibman ... gaffer: Israel
John Lewin ... best boy
Bruce Macaulay ... still photographer
Marion Mailhot ... grip
Robert Mattigetz ... second electrician
Les Pearce ... grip: London
Don Saari ... gaffer
Robert D. Shulman ... key grip: New York
Allan Smith ... camera operator
Marco Sperduti ... first assistant camera: Italy
Michel Vocoret ... gaffer: France
Jimmy Waters ... key grip: London

Casting Department

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Tova Cypin ... casting: Israel (as Tova Tzipin)
Ginette D'Amico ... additional casting
Marlène Tommasi ... casting: France

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Denise Andres ... wardrobe: New York
Brigitte Demouzon ... assistant costume: France
Louise Gagne ... assistant costume designer
Don Mothersill ... wardrobe: London
John Stowe ... key wardrobe dresser
Mary Jane Wallace ... wardrobe dresser

Location Management

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Eitan Alon ... location manager: Israel
Ken Korrall ... location scout
François LeClerc ... location manager
Dana Robin ... location manager: New York

Music Department

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Andrew Hermant ... music engineer
Richard Stone ... music supervisor

Script and Continuity Department

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Monique Champagne ... continuity

Transportation Department

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Meir Sigura ... transportation captain: Israel

Additional Crew

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John 'Frenchie' Berger ... weapons expert
Andrea Bolognini ... production coordinator: Italy
Liz Bunton ... production secretary: London
Denise Cassotti ... production coordinator: France
Ronit Chayun ... production coordinator: Israel
Amy Herman ... production secretary: New York
Doron Mizrachi ... key propman: Israel
Yitzhak Shriki ... camp chief: Israel
Rola Zayed ... assistant to producer
Zigler Zeev ... extras chief: Israel
Deborah Zwicker ... production coordinator

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Le 11ème commandement (France)
  • Vengeance (France)
  • The Eleventh Commandment (United Kingdom)
  • Gideons Schwert (Germany)
  • La espada de Gedeón (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 173 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The biblical reference for this film is Judges, chapter 7. See more »
Movie Connections Version of 21 Hours at Munich (1976). See more »
Quotes Golda Meir: For this reason more than anything I hate the terrorists,: they're forcing our sons to become killers.
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