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.
Michael Bay said he was attracted to the project because he'd used veterans in all of his films, as actors and technical advisors, and felt he would be uniquely qualified to tell their story.
2012: The United States had 294 Diplomatic outposts worldwide. 12 were in places so dangerous the State Department deemed them threat level "critical."Two were in Libya: Tripoli and Benghazi.
Title Card: October 2011: U.S., French, and British forces attacked ...
At the beginning, a Land Rover travels down a road with all of the buildings on the right side of the vehicle in a wide shot. In the next shot, inside the vehicle, buildings are on both sides. In the next shot, buildings are on the left side of the vehicle. In the last wide shot of the Land Rover traveling down the road, all of the buildings on the right again.
International release and American releases have an alternate shot when the characters are boarding the plane at the end of the movie. In one version 'Bob' the CIA base commander simply says 'Sorry' to Jack, and in others he says 'I'm proud to know Americans like you'.
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