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One Day in September

1999 Rated R 1hr 34m

In 1972, eight Palestinian terrorists interrupted the Munich Olympics by taking 11 Israeli athletes hostage. Michael Douglas narrates this Oscar-winning documentary about the siege and subsequent failed rescue attempt. The film features historical footage as well as new interviews with surviving terrorist Jamal Al-Gashey and various officials detailing how the German police botched the rescue operation, leading to the death of all 11 hostages.

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Movie Details

2000 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; enhanced for 16x9 TVs; weblink To The Simon Weisenthal Center Website; production notes; cast/crew filmographies; theatrical trailers; closed captioned.