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6 Days (2017)

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Based on the Iranian Embassy siege of 1980, this action-thriller dramatizes a six-day standoff between armed Iranian Arabs and SAS soldiers ready for a counterattack.

Director:

Toa Fraser

Writers:

Glenn Standring, Rusty Firmin (story consultant)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Bell ... Rusty Firmin
Mark Strong ... Max Vernon
Abbie Cornish ... Kate Adie
Martin Shaw ... Dellow
Tim Pigott-Smith ... William Whitelaw
Ben Turner ... Salim
Emun Elliott ... Roy
Aymen Hamdouchi ... Faisal
Andrew Grainger Andrew Grainger ... Ray
Colin Garlick Colin Garlick ... John Mac
Colin Moy ... Hector Gullan
Toby Leach Toby Leach ... PC Trevor Lock
Martin Hancock ... Bill (BBC Cameraman)
Xavier Horan Xavier Horan ... Tom Morrell
Te Kohe Tuhaka ... Tak
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Storyline

In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen. Written by GFC

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London 1980, the world witnessed a new way to tackle terrorism. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Rusty Firmin also wrote a book about the siege called "Go, Go, Go!" See more »

Goofs

When the caretaker is looking at the model, he is escorted by a Sergeant with a full face bushy beard. A Pioneer Sergeant is the only position within the British Army allowed to have a beard. They are responsible for carpentry and joinery, which in the context of the scene, is exactly what he is doing. See more »

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Max Vernon: We can't negotiate in the bloody press!
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SAS saves the day as only they can do
21 March 2018 | by bettycjungSee all my reviews

3/19/18. A docudrama of the 1980 Siege of London's Iranian Embassy by terrorists, taking everyone inside as hostages. When the frustrated terrorists felt like they weren't getting the response they wanted from the British government, they made the mistake of killing a hostage and tossing the body out of the embassy. The British government brought in the SAS (Special Air Service) to extract the rest of the hostages. And, SAS did just that will minimal collateral damage. This set the tone for Britain's response to any terrorist attack since then. A suspenseful movie worth watching and cathartic for anyone who has ever felt terrorists have taken away the peace of mind we expect in a civilized world.


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Country:

New Zealand | UK

Language:

English | Arabic | Persian

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$316,946
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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