6.4/10
939
6 user 12 critic

Hunting Elephants (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | July 2013 (Israel)
Trailer
1:32 | Trailer
In Jerusalem, a bullied teen befriends his grandfather and long lost uncle and soon they decide to solve their financial problems by robbing a bank.

Director:

Reshef Levi

Writers:

Reshef Levi, Regev Levy (as Regev Levi)
7 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Match (2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

As a Juilliard professor is interviewed by a woman and her husband for her dissertation on the history of dance in 1960s New York City, it becomes increasingly clear that there are ulterior motives to the couple's visit.

Director: Stephen Belber
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A unit of female Israeli soldiers at a remote desert base bide their time as they count down the minutes until they can return to civilian life.

Director: Talya Lavie
Stars: Dana Ivgy, Nelly Tagar, Shani Klein
Christmas Eve (2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Hilarity, romance, and transcendence prevail after a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve.

Director: Mitch Davis
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jon Heder, James Roday
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.

Director: Eran Kolirin
Stars: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Following their hit run on Broadway, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham's Theatre, London.

Director: Sean Mathias
Stars: Sean Mathias, Ian McKellen, Damien Molony
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

During the summer of 1968 a teenage boy goes to work for a matchmaker who has survived the Holocaust - both their lives are forever altered.

Director: Avi Nesher
Stars: Adir Miller, Maya Dagan, Dror Keren
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest, beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with the lovely local ... See full summary »

Director: Avi Nesher
Stars: Neta Garty, Liraz Charhi, Aure Atika
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Sasson Gabai ... Eliyahu
Moni Moshonov ... Nick
Patrick Stewart ... Lord Michael Simpson
Gil Blank Gil Blank ... Yonatan
Yaël Abecassis ... Dorit
Moshe Ivgy ... Deddy
Zvika Hadar ... Daniel
Rotem Zissman-Cohen ... Sigi (as Rotem Zussman-Cohen)
Meirav Koperberg Meirav Koperberg ... Simona
Tikva Dayan ... Parents' home manager (as Tiki Dayan)
Alexander Peleg ... Lesman (as Alex Peleg)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Belkin Maria Belkin
Ezra Dagan
Rot Frhaci Rot Frhaci
Adam Gabay ... Yoval
Edit

Storyline

Three elderly men and grandson Yonatan find themselves stuck together in a Jerusalem nursing home. The kid is a genius, but stammers and is bullied at school. Yonatan's grandfather, Eliahu, whom he had never met, is a former member of the Lehi (pre-State Jewish underground), and a cold person. Eliahu's best friend from Lehi, Nick, is full of ambition and passion that will never materialize; and Eliahu's English brother-in-law, a has-been, third-rate actor in debt for two hundred thirty-two thousand euros. There's one thing keeping them together, they all want to rob the bank that employed Yonatan's deceased father to avenge it for not paying the Yonatan's mother compensation for his dad's death, due to the "small print" in his employment contract, and they want the money to make their last wish come true. Written by Omri Kesten

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Three old men, a clever kid and a bank that just had to be robbed.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Israel | USA

Language:

Hebrew | English | Thai

Release Date:

July 2013 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Canailles connection See more »

Filming Locations:

Jerusalem, Israel

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

ILS 10,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sir Patrick Stewart replaced John Cleese, who became unavailable due to medical reasons. See more »

Quotes

Lord Michael Simpson: We are all going to die. We are all going to die.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Wonderful Country: Episode #11.2 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Funky Love
Written by 'Gilad Benamram'
Performed by 'Project Curious'
Courtesy of EverBliss Music Corporation
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Incredibly Funny !
11 August 2013 | by moshesabagSee all my reviews

An Entertaining motion picture to the extent that I've managed to forgot when was the last time I had so many laughs watching an Israeli movie. This is a truly Israeli-well-made-quality movie featuring the best actors as could ever be casted to such a movie !

When you think of Moni Mushonov and how funny he can be than you don't even begin to apprehand how funny he is in this amazing movie. Moni has always been (Since I can remember myself as a young kid) the character to fall in love with and laugh from the second you lay your eyes on him. Gabai, Evgy & "Jean Luc-Pikard" - who would imagine such a cast for an Israli Flic. They are wonderful together and I Loved it, Go and watch and laugh till your eyes pop out :)


3 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed