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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)

Entebbe (original title)
PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, History | 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
... Greek Pilot
... Zeev Hirsch
... Idi Amin
... General Motta Gur
... Juan Pablo
... Jacques Le Moine
... Captain Bacos
... Patricia Martel
... Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu
... Amos Eiran
... Leah Rabin
... Yitzhak 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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248 Passengers Were Held Hostage. For the Next Seven Days, The World Was Held Captive. See more »


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

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$3,189,220, 29 March 2018
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Colombian Actor Juan Pablo Raba is in this film and his character is named Juan Pablo too. 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 »

Quotes

[From trailer]
Shimon Peres: Whatever happens, we did the right thing.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) See more »

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Terrible depiction of a true terrorist hijacking!
22 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

Sorry, this movie should never have been made. The warping of the truthful facts (terrorists hijacking a plane), the warping of the treatment of the hostages (again, these were terrorists with a strong hatred for Jewish people), and a terrible depiction of the actual raid (like it was as afterthought). Don't waste your time! I read the book and saw the original movie. Much more factual.


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