Munich

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Universal Studios Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2006]
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English
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Much as Steven Spielberg followed 1993's special-effects blockbuster Jurassic Park with a far more downbeat and personal project later the same year, Schindler's List, in 2005 after tearing up the box office with War of the Worlds the director closed out the year with a powerful and thoughtful drama about the human costs of international terrorism. The 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany, were supposed to be a peaceful gathering of outstanding athletes from around the world, but on September 5, the games took a sinister turn when eight masked Palestinian terrorists invaded the Olympic village, killing two Israeli athletes and abducting nine others. The kidnappers demanded safe passage out of Germany in addition to the release of Arab prisoners in Israeli and German prisons, but when they arrived at the Munich airport they were met by German police and military forces, and in the melee that followed, all nine hostages were killed. In the wake of the killings, the Israeli government gave Mossad, the nation's intelligence agency, a special assignment -- to track down and eliminate the Palestinians responsible for the death of the Israeli athletes. A young and idealistic Mossad agent (Eric Bana) is assigned to the four-man unit created to wipe out the Olympic terrorists, but while he believes in serving his country, as their bloody work goes on he begins to buckle under the weight of his work and wonders if he can morally justify his nation's acts of revenge. Munich also stars Geoffrey Rush, Daniel Craig, Mathieu Kassovitz, and Ciarán Hinds. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouping Titlemunich
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auth_author2Bana, Eric.
Craig, Daniel, 1968-
Hinds, Ciaran.
Jonas, George, 1935-
Kahn, Michael, 1935-
Kamiński, Janusz, 1959-
Kassovitz, Mathieu, 1967-
Kennedy, Kathleen.
Kushner, Tony.
Mendel, Barry.
Roth, Eric.
Rush, Geoffrey, 1951-
Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Williams, John, 1932-
Wilson, Colin.
Zischler, Hanns, 1947-
Zorer, Ayelet.
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Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Bana, Eric.
Craig, Daniel,1968-
Dreamworks Pictures.
Hinds, Ciaran.
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Kahn, Michael,1935-
Kamiński, Janusz,1959-
Kassovitz, Mathieu,1967-
Kennedy, Kathleen.
Kushner, Tony.
Mendel, Barry.
Roth, Eric.
Rush, Geoffrey,1951-
Spielberg, Steven,1946-
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Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Williams, John,1932-
Wilson, Colin.
Zischler, Hanns,1947-
Zorer, Ayelet.
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DVDs
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
French language materials
Historical films
Olympic Games -- (20th : -- 1972 : -- Munich, Germany); -- Drama
Suspense films
Terrorism -- Germany -- Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Thrillers (Television programs)
Undercover operations -- Europe -- Drama
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title_fullMunich [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment-Kennedy/Marshall-Barry Mendel production in association with Alliance Atlantis Communications ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel, Steven Spielberg, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Tony Kushner and Eric Roth ; directed by Steven Spielberg
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DVDs
French language materials
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Undercover operations
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