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...
Beirut: 1982. The Paris of the Middle East Was Burning.
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?
From director Brad Anderson's vantage point, actor Jon Hamm perfectly embodied the haunted man of action conceptualized in screenwriter Tony Gilroy's script. "Jon and I were very interested in creating a real sense of Mason as this damaged soul in a damaged city," Anderson said. See more
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
Referenced in Beirut: Sandy Crowder
All Out of Love
Written by Clive Davis
& Graham Russell
Performed by Zineb Srairi, Yasser Dway & Noureddine Tsouli See more