Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? | The star cast of 13 Hours includes John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber, Alexia Barlier, and other astounding actors. Cast (in credits order) verified as complete. She writes, "13 Hours is the rare Michael Bay movie that wasn't made with teenage boys in mind. [33], The film was projected to earn around $20 million in its four-day Martin Luther King weekend debut. Filming began on April 27, 2015 in Malta and Morocco. Back at the Annex, Silva finds out that his wife is pregnant. James Badge Dale. It felt raw and realistic. The underlying message it was trying to give might have been too heavy handed at times, especially at the end, but it was a good one. It happens. ... Jack Silva. The U.S. [25], Unusual for a major American film, the film was given only a limited release in Canada during its American wide opening weekend, playing in select theatres in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Ottawa. The report indicated the Department of Defense would not provide the requested list of military assets that were available that night. It took about 40 mins for things to get started and while the build up created the anticipation for what's about to happen, it got too long and slow in some areas. John Krasinski. The film follows six members of Annex Security Team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya after waves of attacks by militants on September 11, 2012. Use the HTML below. P. Pablo Schreiber. And the cinematography was great, it was a good looking movie. Acting varied, with some delivering pretty good performances. [46] Like Roeper's review, New York Daily News' Joe Dziemianowicz was less receptive towards the script, but applauded the film's focus on the real-life attack, summarizing: "War is gritty here, not glamorous... [Michael Bay] delivers a gripping, harrowing, and heartfelt film. Alexia Barlier as Sona Jillani. Military weapons are freely available. The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news. What I liked most about this film was the fact that you felt just as lost as the soldiers and people in this movie. [48], The film caused controversy in Libya. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. (as Andre Agius), Muammar Gaddafi Add the first question. (as Husam Chhadat), 17 Feb Militiaman Pablo Schreiber as Tanto. "[56], Also disputed is the film's portrayal that air support was denied. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. Also, again with Micheal Bay restricting himself, there were no stupid side plots or cringe worthy romance for any of the characters. We will … Greg P. Russell Brandon Jones Chris Diebold Jeffrey J. Haboush Tim Walston Erik Aadahl Ethan van der Ryn Gary Summers Matt Cavanaugh Joel Erickson Veronica Li. Closing titles reveal that all of the surviving members of the Annex security team received contractor medals in a private ceremony and have since retired from the GRS team and live with their families, and that Geist was able to save his arm after several surgeries. The explosions, the guns firing, the bullet impacts, it all sounded really great. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. The film stars James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, and Max Martini, with supporting roles by Toby Stephens, Dominic Fumusa, Pablo Schreiber, Alexia Barlier, David Denman, and David Costabile. The movie strayed away from political stuff, and just focused on the incident, which made me appreciate it more. [48] French defended the film's references to air support, writing that even if resources could not have been flown in during the time available, this would itself be "scandalous", given Libya's known instability.