Mason Skiles had a great life as a diplomat in Beirut. He and his wife, Nadia, live in a beautiful house and have been mentoring a thirteen year-old Palestinian boy named Karim. The opening scene is a party that the Stiles are hosting for other dignitaries. Karim is helping out serving the guests. When a CIA friend of Mason, Cal, comes to the party he is interested only in taking Karim in for questioning about an older brother Mason doesn't know about. What happens that night changes Mason's life forever, along several others at the party...
The Americans want to keep their secrets. The Israelis want to raise the stakes. He only wants to save a life.
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11 April 2018 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $1,734,497,
15 April 2018, Wide Release
Gross USA: $5,019,226, 14 June 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $6,586,621, 14 June 2018
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
In an unsettling irony, the movie's story about terrorist violence almost got derailed by local extremists. Across the street from the film's production offices, authorities discovered an ISIS cell. There, Islamic terrorists had reportedly built a bomb, and were planning to blow up a nearby McDonald's on the first day of Ramadan. "We saw these ISIS guys getting captured right in front of our offices," producer Mark Weber recalled. "The security people said - 'We got them. Don't worry about it'." See more
Several of the vehicles are from the wrong era, specifically a Cadillac limousine in the 1972 scenes, and a Jeep Wrangler in the 1982 scenes. See more
You're not hallucinating. It's me Mason.
Referenced in The Story of 'Beirut'
All Out of Love
Written by Clive Davis
& Graham Russell
Performed by Zineb Srairi, Yasser Dway & Noureddine Tsouli See more