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Operation Finale (2018)

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A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.

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Chris Weitz

Writer:

Matthew Orton
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Oscar Isaac ... Peter Malkin
Ben Kingsley ... Adolph Eichmann
Mélanie Laurent ... Hanna Elian
Lior Raz ... Isser Harel
Nick Kroll ... Rafi Eitan
Michael Aronov ... Zvi Aharoni
Ohad Knoller ... Ephraim Ilani
Greg Hill ... Moshe Tabor
Torben Liebrecht ... Yaakov Gat
Michael Benjamin Hernandez Michael Benjamin Hernandez ... Dani Shalom
Joe Alwyn ... Klaus Eichmann
Greta Scacchi ... Vera Eichmann
Peter Strauss ... Lothar Hermann
Haley Lu Richardson ... Sylvia Hermann
Pêpê Rapazote ... Carlos Fuldner
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Storyline

Director Chris Weitz's historical thriller is based on the story of how a group of Israeli secret agents arrested notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann - the man who masterminded the "Final Solution" - in Argentina. Oscar Isaac plays the legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin, while Ben Kingsley plays his emotionally manipulative arch-nemesis. After tracking Eichmann down to Buenos Aires, Malkin and his men captured him and brought him to Israel for a historic 8-month trial.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and related violent images, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

At the time of his capture in 1960, Adolf Eichmann was fifty-four. In the flashback scenes, when the Final Solution was decided (1942), Eichmann was thirty-six. At the time of filming, Sir Ben Kingsley was seventy-four. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, two cuts show a typewriter on a desk--once overhead, showing the keyboard, and once with hands typing on it. This is a 1930s-era L.C. Smith & Co. "Corona 3" folding portable typewriter. The overhead shot clearly shows a U.S. QWERTY keyboard, rather than the QWERTZ keyboard used in Germany. In addition, the typewriter shown has only three rows of keys, a design used for highly portable typewriters that would never have been used inside an equipped office. See more »

Quotes

Adolph Eichmann: My job was simple: Save the country I loved from being destroyed. Is your job any different?
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Features Imitation of Life (1959) See more »

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Respect history
3 October 2018 | by BobNoOneHundredSee all my reviews

The story of Eichmann does not need dramatic elements added. The movie distorts history to make it more exciting. People will learn much less from watching it than they could have and should have.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

29 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Operation Finale See more »

Filming Locations:

Buenos Aires, Argentina See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,022,758, 2 September 2018

Gross USA:

$17,612,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,612,099
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1.85 : 1
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