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Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000)

The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Janet Almog Janet Almog ... Herself
Michel Bacos Michel Bacos ... Himself
Ehud Barak Ehud Barak ... Himself - Prime Minister of Israel
Moshe Betser Moshe Betser ... Himself (as Col. 'Muki' Betser)
Hesi Carmel Hesi Carmel ... Himself
Sara Davidson Sara Davidson ... Herself
Nathan Dvir Nathan Dvir ... Himself (as Lt. Col. Nathan Dvir)
Ido Embar Ido Embar ... Himself (as Maj. [Res.] Ido Embar)
Ilan Hartuv Ilan Hartuv ... Himself
Surin Hershko Surin Hershko ... Himself
David Kimche David Kimche ... Himself - Deputy Chief of the Mossad During Operation Thunderbolt
Tricia Martel Tricia Martel ... Herself - Former Hostage: Flight AF 139
Benjamin Netanyahu ... Himself - Former Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Peled Benjamin Peled ... Himself (as General [Res.] Benjamin Peled)
Shimon Peres ... Himself - Former Prime Minster of Israel
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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie contains interviews with former hostages, including Captain Bacos who (together with his crew) refused to abandon his passengers as well those who planned the rescue mission and those executed it. Written by van Goethem

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Israel

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English | French | Hebrew

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2000 (Israel) See more »

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Operation Thunderbolt See more »

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Shimon Peres - Former Prime Minister of Israel: Terrorism is made of two things: One is the terror itself and the other is the fear of terror, which may be even more terrorizing than terror. Here we took away part of the fear.
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