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Operation Finale (2018)

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A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.

Director:

Chris Weitz

Writer:

Matthew Orton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oscar Isaac ... Peter Malkin
Ben Kingsley ... Adolph Eichmann
Mélanie Laurent ... Hanna Elian
Lior Raz ... Isser Harel
Nick Kroll ... Rafi Eitan
Michael Aronov ... Zvi Aharoni
Ohad Knoller ... Ephraim Ilani
Greg Hill ... Moshe Tabor
Torben Liebrecht ... Yaakov Gat
Michael Benjamin Hernandez Michael Benjamin Hernandez ... Dani Shalom
Joe Alwyn ... Klaus Eichmann
Greta Scacchi ... Vera Eichmann
Peter Strauss ... Lothar Hermann
Haley Lu Richardson ... Sylvia Hermann
Pêpê Rapazote ... Carlos Fuldner
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Director Chris Weitz's historical thriller is based on the story of how a group of Israeli secret agents arrested notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann - the man who masterminded the "Final Solution" - in Argentina. Oscar Isaac plays the legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin, while Ben Kingsley plays his emotionally manipulative arch-nemesis. After tracking Eichmann down to Buenos Aires, Malkin and his men captured him and brought him to Israel for a historic 8-month trial.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and related violent images, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Adolf Eichmann was not particularly well-known as a Nazi outside of Germany until his escape from capture after the war. Prior to Eichmann's capture and trial which brought focus to his responsibility in transporting victims to the camps, the man most associated with being "architect of the Final Solution" was Reinhard Heydrich, who was assassinated during the war. See more »

Goofs

The Israeli soldier sitting in the cafe, prior to Peter meeting his mother, is wearing bright khaki colored uniform that has been phased out during the 50's in favor of olive colored uniform (excluding Air Force and Navy). Considering he is a Private ca. 1959, he would not have had the older style uniform. In addition, the unit tag on the soldier's left shoulder, while it might not even have existed in the 50's, is of a style that was only in use since the 70's (synthetic rather than cloth). See more »

Quotes

Adolph Eichmann: My job was simple: Save the country I loved from being destroyed. Is your job any different?
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not so bad
6 October 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

The only serious problem is the good intention in this case. The high ambition , too. Because the film has the right story and the right actors. But not the right director. The film is far to be bad and the music saves many errors or flaws. Ben Kingsley deserves the role of Eichman and the subject is fascinating. But it has not the chance to be the first film about the operation to find Adolf Eichman and the mistake of director remains to give a film who seems reduce the importance of Shoah and propose a love story who escapes to it . But , sure, it has the virtue to be the start point for viewer to discover the real story of the operation.


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Country:

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Release Date:

29 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Operation Finale See more »

Filming Locations:

Buenos Aires, Argentina See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,022,758, 2 September 2018

Gross USA:

$17,612,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,612,099
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