R | | Action, Drama, History
During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
15 January 2016 | jrjohnson-61258
10 | A Powerful film depicting true events, an embarrassment and tragedy which could have been avoided.
Michael Bay did a masterful job of capturing the attacks on the U.S. compounds and the gallant efforts to save the ...
The opening text says virtually all foreign embassies in Libya closed. The embassy of Malta, Libya's northern island neighbor (and a European Union member country) stayed open throughout this period. Malta is also where much of the movie was filmed.
Glen 'Bub' Doherty:
Sorry I'm late. I got hung up in the gift shop.
Sean Smith is briefly seen playing on an Xbox console the night of the attack and holding a controller when he meets up with Ambassador Stevens and Agent Wickland. In reality, he was on a computer playing an online RPG game, EVE Online, with friends.
$16,000,000 (USA) (15 January 2016)
$52,822,418 (USA) (18 March 2016)
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