R | | Drama, Thriller
A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.
Harrison Ford was the original choice to play Bob Barnes, but turned it down. He later told Empire magazine that is one of the few movie career decisions that he has regretted.
Bobby, where have you been?
Near the end of the film, a sign for Dubai International Airport, in black writing on a white background, is partially visible on a walkway from the terminal to a waiting plane.
(Closing statement) While inspired by a non-fiction work, this motion picture and all of the characters and events portrayed in it (except for incidental archival footage), are fictional.
English, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, French, Mandarin
$11,737,143 (USA) (11 December 2005)
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