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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)

Entebbe (original title)
PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 16 March 2018 (USA)
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Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.

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Credited cast:
... Brigitte Kuhlmann
... Wilfried Böse
... Shimon Peres
... Idi Amin
... Zeev Hirsch
... General Motta Gur
... Juan Pablo
... Jacques Le Moine
... Amos Eiran
... Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu
... Patricia Martel
... Yitzhak Rabin
... Greek Pilot
... Captain Bacos
... Leah Rabin
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In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much debate, the Israeli government sent an elite commando unit to raid the airfield and release the hostages.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for violence, some thematic material, drug use, smoking and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,592,645, 18 March 2018, Wide Release

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$3,189,220, 29 March 2018
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This story has been told before, but not quite like this, considering the new information that is now available. The movies that told this story were Raid on Entebbe (1976), Victory at Entebbe (1976), and Operation Thunderbolt (1977). See more »

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The Israeli commandos use brushes to paint the brown Mercedes black, but in subsequent scenes their black Mercedes has a shiny, factory finish. See more »

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Wilfried Böse: I want to throw bombs into the consciousness of the masses.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) See more »

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An interesting watch
30 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

I gotta say, i cant give any credence to these 1/10 reviews that say this movie is biased against israel or that it sympathises with the terrorists. I thought israel and it's officials/soldiers were depicted in as fair a light as anyone can ask for. As for (some) of the terrorists, yes the movie shows their human side, but rightly so. It seems some of these guys didnt want things to escalate the way they did. And its only fair to show that in the movie. All in all i felt like things were shown in a decently objective way. Not too crazy about the interpretive dancing bits tho.


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