Munich Movie

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Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Who's Involved:

Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner, Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Eric Roth, Hanns Zischler, Geoffrey Rush, Ciaran Hinds, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel, Mathieu Kassovitz

strong graphic violence, some sexual content, nudity and language
Runtime: 2 hrs, 44 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The film recounts the dramatic story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre—and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it. Eric Bana stars as the Mossad agent charged with leading the band of specialists brought together for this operation.

Inspired by actual events, the narrative is based on a number of sources, including the recollections of some who participated in the events themselves.

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Who stars in Munich: Cast List

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Who's making Munich: Crew List

A look at the Munich behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Steven Spielberg last directed Schindler's List: Remastered and Ready Player One. The film's writer Eric Roth last wrote Dune and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.


Kathleen Kennedy
Barry Mendel
Steven Spielberg

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Production: What we know about Munich?

Key Facts

  1. "The attack at Munich by Black September and the Israeli response to it was a defining moment in the modern history of the Middle East," Spielberg stated. "It's easy to look back at historic events with the benefit of hindsight. What's not so easy is to try to see things as they must have looked to people at the time. Viewing Israel's response to Munich through the eyes of the men who were sent to avenge that tragedy adds a human dimension to a horrific episode that we usually think about only in political or military terms. By experiencing how the implacable resolve of these men to succeed in their mission slowly gave way to troubling doubts about what they were doing, I think we can learn something important about the tragic stand-off we find ourselves in today."

Filming Timeline

  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

Munich Release Date: When was the film released?

Munich was released in 2005 on Friday, December 23, 2005 (). There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including Caché and The Ringer.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, May 9, 2006

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