R | | Drama, Thriller
Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.
Writer-producer Tony Gilroy revealed to Kevin Smith at the IMDb Studio at Sundance 2018 that Beirut (2018) was sprung from political conversations he had with a fellow producer on the set of The Cutting Edge (1992), which Gilroy wrote.
Mason Smiles (Jon Hamm) warns that the operation may "go sideways." The movie is set in 1982 but this phrase wasn't commonly used until the early 2000's.
$1,734,497 (USA) (15 April 2018)
$5,019,226 (USA) (14 June 2018)
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