"The Mauritanian" is a British-American legal thriller film directed by Kevin Macdonald.
The starring cast includes Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Levi, Langley Kirkwood, Corey Johnson, David Fynn, Matthew Marsh, Saamer Usmani and others.

Here are "The Mauritanian" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Mauritanian movie?

STXfilms on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 released the trailer for "The Mauritanian" you can watch here:
The Mauritanian | Official Trailer | February 19.

Plot summary

What is The Mauritanian movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Mauritanian" movie plot summary.

The film follows Mohamedou Ould Salahi (Tahar Rahim), who is captured by the U.S. government and languishing in Guantanamo Bay detention camp without charge or trial. Losing all hope, Salahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley). Together, they face countless obstacles in a desperate pursuit for justice. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), eventually reveals a shocking and far reaching conspiracy.


Who plays who in the The Mauritanian movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Mauritanian" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Jodie Foster  as Nancy Hollander
Tahar Rahim  as Mohamedou Ould Salahi
Shailene Woodley  as Teri Duncan
Benedict Cumberbatch  as Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch
Zachary Levi  as Neil Buckland
Langley Kirkwood  as Sergeant Sands
Corey Johnson  as Bill Seidel
David Fynn  as Kent
Matthew Marsh  as General Miller
Saamer Usmani  as Arjun
Meena Rayann  as Wafa
Andre Jacobs  as Judge Robertson
Robert Hobbs  as Captain Collins
Stevel Marc  as Poulson
Darron Meyer  as Bob
Francis Chouler  as Journalist
Alaa Safi  as Marseille / Moroccan Translator
Evan Hengst  as Pentagon Guard
Melissa Haiden  as Kim Couch
Justine Mitchell  as Cathy
Zak Rowlands  as Steve
Walter van Dyk  as Judge District of Columbia
Arthur Falko
Bonko Khoza  as Camp India Minder
Daniel KΓΌhne  as Legion Bartender
Adam Neill  as Whit Cobb
Toni Jean Erasmus  as Female Guantanamo Guard
Nezar Alderazi  as Ramzi Bin Al Shibh
Clayton Boyd  as Lawyer
Michael MacKenzie  as FBH Clerk
Nancy Hollander

Release date

When is The Mauritanian movie release date?

"The Mauritanian" movie release date was scheduled to be on February 19, 2021 (United States) distributing by STX Entertainment, Film & TV House, GEM Entertainment, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) and Elevation Pictures.


What are The Mauritanian filming details?

The film's budget is $14 million.

"The Mauritanian" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

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