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Hotel Mumbai (2018)

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The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

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Anthony Maras
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amandeep Singh ... Imran
Suhail Nayyar ... Abdullah
Manoj Mehra ... Houssam
Dinesh Kumar Dinesh Kumar ... Rashid
Amriptal Singh Amriptal Singh ... Ismail
Kapil Kumar Netra ... Ajmal
Dev Patel ... Arjun
Adithi Kalkunte Adithi Kalkunte ... Dimple
Alex Pinder ... Butler Jamon
Vipin Sharma ... Dilip
Nazanin Boniadi ... Zahra
Armie Hammer ... David
Tilda Cobham-Hervey ... Sally
Anupam Kher ... Oberoi
Jason Isaacs ... Vasili
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Storyline

A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name and Nazanin Boniadi, "Homeland") is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child. Written by Bleecker Street

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November 26, 2008...Terror struck the heart of India. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violence throughout, bloody images, and language | See all certifications »

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Australia | USA | UK | India | Singapore

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$88,065, 24 March 2019

Gross USA:

$9,651,611

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,314,816
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The road to casting actress Nazanin Boniadi as Zahra was somewhat different to the road to casting Armie Hammer as David. Though Boniadi is familiar to audiences for her roles on "How I Met Your Mother", "Scandal", and "Homeland", director Anthony Maras admitted that it was not her performances that first impressed him. "I saw her on YouTube in a talk she gave as a spokesperson for Amnesty International," he said. "And seriously, just the poise and grace and confidence with which she held herself, the passion in her voice, the compassion in her eyes. She's involved, she's a real citizen of the world. Her family had to flee from Iran when the Ayatollah came in and she speaks perfect Farsi. I wanted to cast her literally right then and there watching her on YouTube." See more »

Goofs

The injured terrorist in the room where the hostages are held uses a hotel phone (landline) to call home to Pakistan and gets through on first attempt. He would have had to know how to get an outside line on a hotel phone, the country code for Pakistan, the area code for his village besides his families phone no. This is highly unlikely for somebody who is not acquainted with modern amenities, (even the WC causes consternation) and who would not have been trained or expected to communicate with anything other than the mobile phone they were provided with. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Man on the Phone: [speaking in Punjabi] You feel strong. You feel calm. There is no fear in your heart. Look across at your brothers... and see me in their eyes. You are all like sons to me. I am with you. God is with you. Paradise awaits you. God is great.
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References The Attacks of 26/11 (2013) See more »

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It's a true story
6 April 2019 | by andreamojoSee all my reviews

I dislike much of the reviews here. If you cant deal with watching a story of a horrific event, then dont. You know straight up front what your getting into. It's a terrible tragic situation. Yes it's frustrating watching people react that gets them killed. But we weren't there and aren't in their shoes to say we would do differently. They are afraid and desperate for a chance. The movie does a great job of telling a story and making you feel the emotions of what happened. It's awful, but that doesnt make the movie awful. There are scenes that are hard to watch. It's a great eye opener for what our world has come too and what is probably in store again. I look at it as an educational piece of history. Its intense and a must see.


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