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The Kingdom
Directed by:
Peter Berg

"The Kingdom" (also known as "Operation: Kingdom") is an Action/Drama/Thriller film directed by Peter Berg, released on September 17 of 2007 in the USA , starring Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom and Ali Suliman.

Under fire. Under pressure. Out of time.

Who directed "The Kingdom":

The Kingdom was directed by Peter Berg, an American actor, director, producer, writer, and composer.

Before directing The Kingdom, Peter Berg had directed Friday Night Lights, released in 2004. Since, he directed Hancock, released in 2008, Battleship (2012), Lone Survivor (2013).

What was the release date of "The Kingdom":

The Kingdom was initially released on Monday, September 17, 2007, in the United States. Other films released on Monday, September 17, 2007 are Common (dir. Jeremy K. Fiest) and Chasing Tchaikovsky (dir. Greg Lalazarian). This was twelve (12) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 28, 2007 in Canada; Wednesday, October 31, 2007 in France; Thursday, October 11, 2007 in Germany; Friday, November 30, 2007 in Italy; Friday, November 23, 2007 in Spain; Thursday, October 04, 2007 in Australia and on Friday, September 21, 2007 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Kingdom":

At the casting of The Kingdom we find Jamie Foxx, previously seen in Dreamgirls (2006) and Miami Vice (2006); Chris Cooper (Breach (2007), Syriana (2005)); Jennifer Garner (Fright Flick (2007), Catch and Release (2006)) [ more... ]

  • Frances Fisher and Minka Kelly have both also be seen in The Roommate, released in 2010.
  • Omar Berdouni and Ali Suliman also worked together in Body of Lies, released in 2008.
  • Jason Bateman and Jamie Foxx also worked together in Horrible Bosses, released in 2011.
  • Richard Jenkins and Chris Cooper also appeared together in The Company You Keep, released in 2012.

What is the Storyline of "The Kingdom":

The opening scene of the film explains the origins of U.S.-Saudi diplomatic relations and how the discovery of energy resources has transformed the Middle East through a timeline sequence. It portrays the conflicts that have risen since the late 1940s for the rightful ownership of the oil industry. This includes the Persian Gulf War in Iraq and al-Qaeda's growing network of terrorism. Eventually, it explains the 9/11 terrorist attacks and how the majority of the hijackers were Saudis. This raises serious [...]

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