248 Passengers Were Held Hostage. For the Next Seven Days, The World Was Held Captive.
Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl, Eddie Marsan, Brontis Jodorowsky, Nonso Anozie, Ben Schnetzer, Mark Ivanir, Denis Ménochet, Peter Sullivan
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|SA distributor||Empire Entertainment|
|Produced by||Participant Media, Pellikola, Working Title Films|
|Language||Moderate impact, infrequent crude language used in anger.|
|Violence||Strong impact, frequent violence is present, which includes shooting battles, threats to kill children and hostages, and the killing of soldiers and freedom fighters, with little bloodl-letting. Psychological violence is also present because of the constant life-threatening situations the hostages find themselves in. The violence is sustained throughout the film and would be disturbing to children under 16 years.|
|Prejudice||Mild impact, fairly frequent instances fo prejudice are present. The prejudice is against Germans who are seen as and called 'Nazis', discrimination against Jews and freedom fighters who are treated as terrorists.|
|Drug abuse||None (sic)|
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|PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned||Rated PG-13 for violence, some thematic material, drug use, smoking and brief strong language|
|USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.|
|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
||Topics to talk about
|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Masego Panyane There's plenty of turbulence in plane hijacking tale.
Karla Janse van Vuuren 1976-kaping herleef as 'n naelbytdrama.
Tomatometer 7 Days in Entebbe has a worthy story to tell, but loses sight of its most compelling elements in a dull dramatization of riveting real-life events.
|Movie Review Query Engine|
Jeffrey M. Anderson Violent but dry telling of real-life 1976 plane hijacking.
What the People say
|The Movie DB|
Average .. 50%