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Beirut (2018)

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Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mason Skiles
... Congressman
Khalid Benchagra ... Nadim (as Khalid Benchegra)
Ania Josse ... Partygoer #1
Angus John Crisford Pritchard-Gordon ... Partygoer #2
Yoav Sadian ... Karim (13 Years Old) (as Yoav Sadian Rosenberg)
... Nadia Skiles
... Alice Riley
... Cal Riley
Abdesselam Bounouacha ... Partygoer #3 (as Abdesselam Abounouacha)
... Mr. Jones
Mustapha Touki ... Gunman
Youssef El Hibaqui ... Gunman (as Youssef El Hibaoui)
Aziz Attougui ... Gunman
Hichame Ouraqa ... Abu Rajal (as Hicham Ouraqa)
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Storyline

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...

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Beirut: 1982 - The Paris of the Middle East Was Burning

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Rated R for language, some violence and a brief nude image | See all certifications »

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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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Writer-producer Tony Gilroy revealed to Kevin Smith at the IMDb Studio at Sundance 2018 that Beirut (2018) was sprung from political conversations he had with a fellow producer on the set of The Cutting Edge (1992), which Gilroy wrote. See more »

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Mason Smiles (Jon Hamm) warns that the operation may "go sideways." The movie is set in 1982 but this phrase wasn't commonly used until the early 2000's. See more »

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Featured in Beirut: Sandy Crowder (2018) See more »

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Should I or Should I Not?
Written by Patrick DeRemer (as Pat Deremer) & Damon Danielson
Performed by Sue Ann Carwell
Courtesy of The Numero Group
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Despicable
16 June 2018 | by See all my reviews

I had create an account just to say despicable!. Another cultural shock movie plot. Released at another convenient time.


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