Munich

A terrorist organisation kills eleven Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. However, a team of five men, headed by Avner Kaufman, is assigned the task of killing the terrorists as revenge.
Year:

2005

Rated:

R

Run Time:

164 min

Combined Rating:

7.7

Genre:
Action, Drama
Directed by:
Steven Spielberg
Written by:
Tony Kushner, Eric Roth, George Jonas
Release Date:
06/01/2006
Main Stars:
Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze
IMDb Rating:

7.5

RT Critics Rating:

7.8

RT Users Rating:
Letterboxd Rating:

7.38

Metacritic Rating:
Budget:
Worldwide Gross:
Profit / Loss:
Awards:
Nominated for 5 Oscars. 14 wins & 75 nominations total
Plot:
After Black September's assassination of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, Prime Minister Golda Meir okays a covert operation to hunt down and kill all involved. A team of five gathers in Switzerland led by Avner, a low-level Mossad techie whose father was a war hero and whose wife is pregnant. It's an expendable team, but relying on paid informants, they track and kill several in Europe and Lebanon. They must constantly look over their shoulders for the CIA, KGB, PLO, and their own sources. As the body count mounts -- with retribution following retribution -- so do questions, doubts, and sleepless nights. Loyalties blur. What does it mean to be a Jew?
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