15 certificateThe Kingdom is a Film programme that first aired in 2007 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Kingdom is a 3 star programme

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The Kingdom (2007)

Directed by
Peter Berg

This slightly obvious wham-bam action thriller - starring Jamie Foxx (pictured) - delivers exciting sequences, but don't expect too much more. Set in Saudi Arabia, a Western housing compound is suddenly and violently attacked by terrorists, leaving hundreds dead. The US authorities decide against sending anyone to investigate, given the already hostile feelings towards Americans in the country, but outraged FBI agent Ronald Fleury (Foxx) refuses to let the attack pass without retribution. He gathers an elite team - including Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner and Jason Bateman - for a covert mission into Saudi Arabia to track down the terrorists responsible, with explosive results.

Directed by Peter Berg and released in 2007, Foxx works well, playing off the chemistry between himself and Cooper, and building a partnership with Ashraf Barhom, a Saudi colonel assigned to protect the Americans.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2007

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA/Germany

Filmed in Colour


Image for Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx...Ronald Fleury
Image for Chris CooperChris Cooper...Grant Sykes
Image for Jennifer GarnerJennifer Garner...Janet Mayes
Image for Jason BatemanJason Bateman...Adam Leavitt
Image for Ashraf BarhomAshraf Barhom...Col. Faris Al Ghazi
Ali Suliman...Sgt. Haytham
Image for Jeremy PivenJeremy Piven...Damon Schmidt
Image for Richard JenkinsRichard Jenkins...FBI Director James Grace
Kyle Chandler...Francis Manner
Image for Frances FisherFrances Fisher...Elaine Flowers
Image for Tim McGrawTim McGraw...Aaron Jackson
Image for Danny HustonDanny Huston...Attorney General Gideon Young
Kelly AuCoin...Ellis Leach
Anna Deavere Smith...Maricella Canavesio
Minka Kelly...Miss Ross