Sword of Gideon Poster

Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: June 15th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
In 1972, terrorists killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. This made-for-TV docudrama chronicles Israel's unrelenting campaign to bring the killers to justice. Avner (Steven Bauer) is chosen to lead the crack team of Mossad commandos who will go after the terrorists responsible. But after carrying out a string of assassinations against those responsible, and enduring the deaths of many of his operatives, Avner begins to question the purpose of his mission.

Cast: Steven Bauer, Rod Steiger, Colleen Dewhurst, Michael York, Robert Joy, Laurent Malet, Lino Ventura, Leslie Hope

Director: Michael Anderson

Genres: Action

Keywords: Suspenseful, Transformation, England, Tense, Office, Gritty, 1970s, Revenge, Pursuit, London

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