13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
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Film Cast:

  • Jack Silva: John Krasinski
  • Tyrone ‘Rone’ Woods: James Badge Dale
  • John ‘Tig’ Tiegen: Dominic Fumusa
  • Mark ‘Oz’ Geist: Max Martini
  • Kris ‘Tanto’ Paronto: Pablo Schreiber
  • Chris Stevens: Matt Letscher
  • Sona Jillani: Alexia Barlier
  • Bob: David Costabile
  • Dave ‘Boon’ Benton: David Denman
  • Amahl: Payman Maadi
  • Glen ‘Bub’ Doherty: Toby Stephens
  • DS Agent Dave Ubben: Demetrius Grosse
  • DS Scott Wickland: David Giuntoli
  • Brit Vayner: Freddie Stroma
  • Sean Smith: Christopher Dingli
  • DS Alec: David Furr
  • Becky Silva: Wrenn Schmidt
  • Emily Silva: Ivy George
  • Beverly Silva: Julia Butters
  • Azaan: Ben Youcef
  • CIA Agent: Elektra Anastasi
  • Actress: Liisa Evastina
  • Chief’s Assistant: Steffi Thake
  • Viper: Kerim Troeller
  • Delta 1: Kenny Sheard
  • Delta Operator: Andrew Arrabito
  • Defence Attaché: Davide Tucci
  • CIA Annex Cook: Shane Rowe
  • CIA Agent: Gábor Bodis
  • DS Vincent: Kevin Kent
  • DS Wesley: Mike Moriarty
  • Fahreed: Manuel Cauchi
  • Hesham: Mohamed Naimane

Film Crew:

  • Casting: Denise Chamian
  • Editor: Michael McCusker
  • Director of Photography: Dion Beebe
  • Producer: Michael Bay
  • Editor: Pietro Scalia
  • Art Direction: Marco Trentini
  • Producer: Erwin Stoff
  • Production Design: Jeffrey Beecroft
  • Costume Design: Deborah Lynn Scott
  • Co-Producer: Kenny Bates
  • Executive Producer: Scott Gardenhour
  • Makeup Designer: Jeremy Woodhead
  • Gaffer: John Buckley
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Greg P. Russell
  • Music Editor: Lee Scott
  • Key Makeup Artist: Nezha Aouis
  • Executive Producer: Matthew Cohan
  • Digital Intermediate: Stefan Sonnenfeld
  • First Assistant Editor: Todd Busch
  • ADR Supervisor: David Bach
  • Line Producer: Ahmed Abounouom
  • Original Music Composer: Lorne Balfe
  • Supervising Art Director: Sebastian Schroder
  • Steadicam Operator: Roberto De Angelis
  • Epk Camera Operator: Brian Dzyak
  • Gaffer: Martin Smith
  • Key Costumer: Deborah Zimmerman
  • Electrician: Marieclaire Camilleri
  • Sound Designer: Brandon Jones
  • Costume Supervisor: Dulcie Scott
  • Greensman: Roger Holden
  • Camera Operator: Damien Beebe
  • Foley: Dan O’Connell
  • Casting: Edward Said
  • Sound Effects Editor: Chris Diebold
  • Costumer: Daisy Marcuzzi
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Jeffrey J. Haboush
  • Dialogue Editor: Ralph Osborn
  • Sound Designer: Tim Walston
  • Set Costumer: Eleanor Landgrebe
  • Foley: John T. Cucci
  • Property Master: Doug Harlocker
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Scott Farrar
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Erik Aadahl
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Ethan van der Ryn
  • Visual Effects Editor: Lorelei David
  • Camera Operator: Peter Robertson
  • Digital Intermediate: Erik Rogers
  • Art Direction: Monica Sallustio
  • Art Direction: Charlo Dalli
  • Aerial Director of Photography: Steven Desbrow
  • Assistant Costume Designer: Dani Phelps
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Gary Summers
  • Armorer: Robert ‘Rock’ Galotti
  • Co-Producer: Michael Kase
  • Screenplay: Chuck Hogan
  • Book: Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Casting Associate: Beth Day
  • Casting Associate: Liz Ludwitzke
  • Sound Recordist: Matt Cavanaugh
  • Editor: Calvin Wimmer
  • Art Direction: Aziz Rafiq
  • Gaffer: Driss Marzak
  • Sound Effects Editor: Joel Erickson
  • First Assistant Camera: John Kairis
  • Makeup Artist: Chantal Busuttil
  • Set Costumer: Sándor Daróczi
  • First Assistant Camera: E.J. Misisco
  • First Assistant Camera: Bernin Isaac
  • Foley Editor: Christopher Flick
  • Associate Producer: Harry Humphries
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Kenneth Cassar
  • Supervising Armorer: Nick Jeffries
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Terry Glass
  • First Assistant Camera: Alan Hall
  • Art Department Coordinator: Andrea Gauci
  • Armorer: Fiú László
  • Assistant Costume Designer: Abdelfattah Qzaibar
  • Set Costumer: Christian Goddard
  • Drone Cinematographer: Davide Tiraboschi
  • Still Photographer: Christian Black
  • Art Department Coordinator: Mariam Lee Abounouom
  • Property Master: Ian Kay
  • Set Decoration: Karen Frick
  • Construction Coordinator: Dylan Gouder
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Zuzana Milfort
  • Visual Effects Producer: Wayne Billheimer
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Varun Hadkar
  • Sound Recordist: Veronica Li
  • Makeup Artist: Karen Schembri Grima
  • Key Grip: Darren Holland
  • Executive Producer: Richard Abate
  • Best Boy Electrician: Adrian Bartolo
  • First Assistant Director: Simon Warnock
  • Ager/Dyer: Jack Taggart
  • Aerial Coordinator: Luc Poullain
  • Drone Pilot: Mathieu Reymond
  • Production Sound Mixer: Mac Ruth
  • Key Grip: Donald Reynolds Jr.
  • Costume Assistant: Corey Mansfield
  • Armory Coordinator: Adam Goodall
  • Drone Pilot: Dionys Frei
  • Key Hair Stylist: Yiotis Panayiotou
  • Costume Supervisor: Hassan Taghriti
  • Set Costumer: Otmane Khammari
  • Set Costumer: Samuela Galea
  • Ager/Dyer: Ivory Stanton
  • Electrician: Marvin Baldacchino
  • Script Supervisor: Silke Engelhardt
  • Costumer: Othmane Ajana
  • First Assistant Director: Mouhssine El Badaoui
  • Electrician: Yassine Abounouom
  • Set Costumer: Najat Ait Badi
  • Costume Assistant: Dagmarette Yen
  • First Assistant Director: Colin Azzopardi
  • Electrician: Hamza Aboufirass
  • Electrician: Marco Aquilina
  • Electrician: Clifton Camilleri
  • Electrician: Feargal Camilleri
  • Electrician: Lorry Grima
  • Key Grip: Charlie Lia
  • Costume Assistant: Sophie Homer
  • Costume Assistant: Ani Ferrara
  • Costumer: Hana Scott-Suhrstedt
  • Wardrobe Master: James Debono
  • Armory Coordinator: Stephen A. Petroni
  • Special Effects Technician: Jack Longmate
  • Electrician: Srđan Tintor ‘Serđo’

Movie Reviews:

  • Reno: > In an unfriendly environment they got 13 long hours to survive and resist the attack.

    It is an action-thriller-war version of the ‘Argo’. Based on the true story where the most of the film was the 13 hour long armed battle event took place in Libya, 2012. I remember the middle-east’s protest over the western films, this story is set in the same time when the islamic terrorists targeted the American diplomatic compounds in Benghazi, but six brave men stood and fought against the uprising.

    It is an American patriotic film, but because of the hatred over their own countrymen Michael Bay, they’re surely missing a nearly a war masterpiece. The rest of the world saw it as a fine film and appreciated that. If you haven’t seen it yet, I say just don’t ignore it. It was a well made realistic war film, the actors were amazing and the scenes were suspenseful to spectacular. Definitely one of the best in this theme.

    It was simply focused on the armed conflict between the two forces, so it won’t reasons out us how and where it all began, because that might take another film to tell the tale. That’s really a very clever writing. In this 150 minute long film, the first act was full of characters and story development. Then begins the gun fight that commences from the dust hours till the dawn breaks out. With many twists in the narration during confrontation, surely not a film to be missed.

    8/10

  • Gimly: If you fancy yourself a big swingin’ dick yank, then I’d recommend you watch _13 Hours_, but of course, you already have.

    I can move past the xenophobia and jingoism pretty easily, even the typical Bay tropes don’t ruin a movie for me, but what I find difficult to abide is boredom, and with _13 Hours_, I personally found that in spades.

    Though it doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, though I didn’t care about any of the characters, and though I am giving this film a negative review, I can still say it’s Michael Bay’s best work in years.

    _Final rating:★★ – Definitely not for me, but I sort of get the appeal._

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