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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)

Entebbe (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 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.

Director:

José Padilha

Writer:

Gregory Burke (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Batsheva Dance Company Batsheva Dance Company ... Dance Performers
Zina Zinchenko ... Sarah
Ben Schnetzer ... Zeev Hirsch
Daniel Brühl ... Wilfried Böse
Amir Khoury Amir Khoury ... Ali Al-Maati
Ala Dakka ... Haled Al Halili
Rosamund Pike ... Brigitte Kuhlmann
Paloma Coquant Paloma Coquant ... Ann Franking
Trudy Weiss ... Dora Bloch
Danny Scheinmann ... Ilan Hartuv
Brontis Jodorowsky ... Captain Michel Bacos
Denis Ménochet ... Jacques Lemoine
Gal Pertsiger Gal Pertsiger ... Pasco Cohen
Saffron Scheinmann Saffron Scheinmann ... Talia Levy
Michal Shtamler Michal Shtamler ... Hanna Cohen (as Michal Shtamler Yanai)
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | German | French | Hebrew | Arabic

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

7 Days in Entebbe See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$3,189,220, 29 March 2018
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (archive footage)

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu is the older brother of Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel since 2009. Both served in the IDF and the elite commando unit Sayeret Matkal, which conducted this operation. See more »

Goofs

The "Anafaza," a dance that appears throughout the film, debuted in 1995. See more »

Quotes

Idi Amin: If your government does not cooperate, I will kill two children every twenty-four hours.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Am Yisrael Chai
Written by Shlomo Carlebach (as Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach) (BMI)
Used by kind permission from the estate of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach
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Action Mixed With Interpretive Dance Scenes - Fail
13 June 2018 | by iljavonnagelSee all my reviews

It's not easy to follow this story because it's intercut with ever more interpretive dance scenes. The final actions scene must have been one of the worst cut and most pretentious action I've ever seen. There have been many movies imitating The Godfather's intercutting of violence with other rituals of society, but this movie takes the care. I've rarely seen anything this ridiculous.


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