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6 Days (2017)

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In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of ... See full summary »

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Toa Fraser

Writers:

Glenn Standring, Rusty Firmin (story consultant)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Bell ... Rusty Firmin
Mark Strong ... Max Vernon
Abbie Cornish ... Kate Adie
Martin Shaw ... Dellow
Tim Pigott-Smith ... William Whitelaw
Ben Turner ... Salim
Emun Elliott ... Roy
Aymen Hamdouchi ... Faisal
Andrew Grainger Andrew Grainger ... Ray
Colin Garlick Colin Garlick ... John Mac
Colin Moy ... Hector Gullan
Toby Leach Toby Leach ... PC Trevor Lock
Martin Hancock ... Bill (BBC Cameraman)
Xavier Horan Xavier Horan ... Tom Morrell
Te Kohe Tuhaka ... Tak
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Storyline

In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen. Written by GFC

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London 1980. Iranian Embassy. 6 terrorists. 26 hostages. The SAS at the ready. See more »


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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New Zealand | UK

Language:

English | Arabic | Persian

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

6 Days See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$316,946
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The SAS, SBS and other elite units in the British military have been using Sig P228, 229 and 226 9mm handguns for over 20 years. See more »

Goofs

The scene where the chief inspector Max Vernon walks up to the siege you can clearly see a Ford Escort Police Vehicle (Reg YPA 629Y). Y reg cars didn't come out until 1982 but this siege was in April 1980. See more »

Quotes

Max Vernon: We can't negotiate in the bloody press!
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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 2 February 2018 (2018) See more »

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Abbie Cornish let the film down.
13 October 2017 | by levinsonSee all my reviews

The film had lots of potential but in the end was not perfect. There were strong characters in the real life drama. In most cases the actors were excellent and very convincing. One of the important characters is the award winning BBC journalist Kate Adie. Unfortunately Abbie Cornish did not have a convincing accent and did not portray Adie in the correct standing. It was a chance to highlight Kate Adie's groundbreaking journalist work for British TV. Unfortunately Abbie Cornish's casting spoiled the film for me.


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