13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (also known simply as 13 Hours) is a 2016 American biographical war action thriller movie[1][2][3] directed and produced by Michael Bay and written by Chuck Hogan. The movie is about six members of Annex Security Team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya after waves of attacks by militants on September 11, 2012. The movie stars James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, Max Martini, David Denman and Dominic Fumusa with supporting roles by Toby Stephens, Alexia Barlier and David Costabile.

The movie was released on January 15, 2016, by Paramount Pictures to mixed reviews.

The movie was nominated for an Oscar for Best Sound Mixing.[4]

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  1. "The Trailer For Benghazi Film '13 Hours' Is Here, And It Looks Seriously Intense". HuffPost. July 29, 2015.
  2. Fraley, Jason (January 29, 2016). "Michael Bay explores Benghazi attack in action film '13 Hours'". WTOP.com.
  3. "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi". AMC Theatres.
  4. Calvario, Liz (February 25, 2017). "Academy Rescinds Sound Mixing Nomination for Greg P. Russell of '13 Hours'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 25, 2017.