Operation Thunderbolt

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This thrill-packed fact-based action-adventure from Israel chronicles the daring rescue of 104 passengers from a hijacked plane in Entebbe, Uganda, on July 4, 1976. The film is also known as Entebbe: Operation Thunderbolt.

This thrill-packed fact-based action-adventure from Israel chronicles the daring rescue of 104 passengers from a hijacked plane in Entebbe, Uganda, on July 4, 1976. The film is also known as Entebbe: Operation Thunderbolt.

Original Release

01/24/1977

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Cast

Yehoram Gaon Col. Yonatan Netanyahu
Gila Almagor Nurit Aviv
Klaus Kinski Wilfried Boese
Assi Dayan Shuki
Shmuel Rodensky Family Representative
Rolf Eden Air France Co-Pilot
Sybil Danning Halima
Uzi Cohen Israel soldier dressed as Idi Amin
Yigal Alon Himself
Yitzhak Aloni Mustafa
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Menahem Golan

Writers

Ken Globus, Menahem Golan, Clarke Reynolds

Cast

Yehoram Gaon Col. Yonatan Netanyahu
Gila Almagor Nurit Aviv
Klaus Kinski Wilfried Boese
Assi Dayan Shuki
Shmuel Rodensky Family Representative
Rolf Eden Air France Co-Pilot
Sybil Danning Halima
Uzi Cohen Israel soldier dressed as Idi Amin
Yigal Alon Himself
Yitzhak Aloni Mustafa
David Ben-Haim Gamal
Modi Ben-Haim Jacques Lemonne
Heinz Bernard British Hostage
Avraham Bonai Ugandan Soldier
Moshe Dayan Himself
Abba Eban Himself
Marvin Friedman Navigator
Arieh Gardus Kuki
Rafi Ginai Entebee Tower Control Operator
Ken Globus Hercules Pilot

Producers

Irving H. Levin Executive Producer
Yoram Globus Producer
Menahem Golan Producer
Sybil Danning Producer
Rony Yacov Producer

Editors

Dov Hoenig

1978 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Nominated
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