The Attack

Release Date: Friday, June 21, 2013 Limited

Ali Suliman, John Wells, Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma, Evgenia Dodena, Reymond Amsalem, Dvir Benedek, Uri Gavriel

R Drama N/A Arabic, Hebrew

  • 4.2




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Set in modern day Tel Aviv, an Arab surgeon learns a devastating secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing.

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The film's director Ziad Doueiri last directed The Insult. The film's writer Ziad Doueiri last wrote The Insult.

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R Restricted for some violent images, language and brief sexuality
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Arabic<br /> Hebrew

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  • Based on Yasmina Khadra's novel.

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The Attack was released in limited movie theaters on Friday, June 21, 2013. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including World War Z, Monsters University and As Cool as I Am. As a limited release, The Attack was shown in select movie theaters in major markets.


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  • Changed the U.S. film release date from May 3, 2013 to June 21, 2013

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