Kandahar Movie

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Who's Involved:

Gerard Butler, Travis Fimmel, Alan Siegel, Ali Fazal, Ric Roman Waugh, Navid Negahban, Christian Mercuri, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Mitchell LaFortune, John Wick, Elnaaz Norouzi, Bahador Foladi

Release Date:

Friday, May 26, 2023 Nationwide

violence and language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Tom Harris, an undercover CIA operative working in the Middle East, is in danger when his classified mission is exposed. Together with his translator, they must find a way out of hostile territory to an extraction point in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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Who stars in Kandahar: Cast List

... Tom Harris

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Who's making Kandahar: Crew List

A look at the Kandahar behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ric Roman Waugh last directed National Champions and Angel Has Fallen. The film's writer Mitchell LaFortune last wrote Burn Run.


Gerard Butler
Basil Iwanyk
Erica Lee
Christian Mercuri
Alan Siegel

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Production: What we know about Kandahar?

Key Facts

  1. Screenwriter Mitchell LaFortune wrote the film based on own experiences as a military intelligence officer during the Edward Snowden leaks (9/25/2022).
  2. The film was shot in the AlUla region of Saudi Arabia (9/25/2022).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - December: The film was set to Production  status.

    Filming has begun in Saudi Arabia.

  3. 2020 - June: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

Kandahar Release Date: When was the film released?

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Kandahar was a Nationwide release in 2023 on Friday, May 26, 2023. There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including The Little Mermaid, The Machine and About My Father.

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