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Entebbe (2018)

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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
... Juan Pablo
... Idi Amin
... Amos Eiran
... Jacques Le Moine
... General Motta Gur
... Yonatan (Yoni) Netanyahu
... Captain Bacos
... Patricia Martel
Vincent Riotta ... Dan Shomron
... 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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Rescate en Entebbe  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$3,189,220, 29 March 2018
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-Additionally, the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland includes the raid as a subplot, and the 1986 film The Delta Force portrays a fictional anti-hijacking operation modeled in part after Operation Entebbe. See more »

Goofs

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

Wilfried Böse: I didn't agree to this, I'm not a Nazi.
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Crazy Credits

Multiple factual errors in the beginning and end texts. UN recognition of Israel was 1949, not 1947. Israel signed an agreement with the PA, not 'Palestine'. See more »

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Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.143 (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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