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The Looming Tower

A Very Special Relationship (Season 1, Episode 8)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 50 min | Drama, History

Everyone adjusts to a new president and, with it, a shift in threat priority. Soufan learns of the importance of Osama bin Laden's bodyguard and is refused access to him. O'Neill is denied re-entry into Yemen and forced to resign. The ...See moreEveryone adjusts to a new president and, with it, a shift in threat priority. Soufan learns of the importance of Osama bin Laden's bodyguard and is refused access to him. O'Neill is denied re-entry into Yemen and forced to resign. The terrorists in the US, Al-Hazmi, Al-Mihdhar and Atta, are lost by their US handler. See less
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Director
Writers
Dan Futterman (created by) | Alex Gibney (created by) | Lawrence Wright (created by) (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) | Bathsheba Doran (as Bash Doran) & 2 more
Composer
Editor
Joe Hobeck (edited by)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 4, 2018

Release date
Apr 4, 2018 (United States)

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51 cast members
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Jeff Daniels
John O'Neill John O'Neill   See fewer
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Tahar Rahim
Ali Soufan Ali Soufan   See fewer
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Wrenn Schmidt
Diane Marsh Diane Marsh   See fewer
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Bill Camp
Robert Chesney Robert Chesney   See fewer
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Louis Cancelmi
Vince Stuart Vince Stuart   See fewer
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Virginia Kull
Kathy Shaughnessy Kathy Shaughnessy   See fewer
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Heather Heather   See fewer
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Sullivan Jones
Floyd Bennet Floyd Bennet   See fewer
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Michael Stuhlbarg
Richard Clarke Richard Clarke   See fewer
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Peter Sarsgaard
Martin Schmidt Martin Schmidt   See fewer
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Alec Baldwin
George Tenet George Tenet   See fewer
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Yul Vazquez
Jason Sanchez Jason Sanchez   See fewer
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Ali Suliman
General Qamish General Qamish   See fewer
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Eisa Davis
Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice   See fewer
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Jenny Paul
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Erica Cho
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Craig Wroe
Leonard Bliss Leonard Bliss   See fewer
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Joe Corrigall
John Chihoyne John Chihoyne   See fewer
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Dhafer L'Abidine
Mohamed Atta Mohamed Atta   See fewer
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Tawfeek Barhom
Khalid al-Mihdhar Khalid al-Mihdhar   See fewer
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Nebras Jamali
Nawaf al-Hazmi Nawaf al-Hazmi   See fewer
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Hoda Hada Hoda Hada   See fewer
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Sami Karim
Omar Bayoumi Omar Bayoumi   See fewer
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Buck Hujabre
Bandar bin Sultan Bandar bin Sultan   See fewer
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Rabii Benjhaile
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Mark Hildreth
Gordon Wright Gordon Wright   See fewer
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Mother Mother   See fewer
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Mustapha El Houari
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Noureddine Hajoujou
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Kevin Cutts
Michael Hayden Michael Hayden   See fewer
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Tasha Lawrence
Maria O'Neill Maria O'Neill   See fewer
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Willa O'Neill Willa O'Neill   See fewer
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Jonathan Hogan
Father Duffy Father Duffy   See fewer
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Lester Cohen
Flight School Owner Flight School Owner   See fewer
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George W. Bush
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Cheney
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Al Gore
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7.8 / 10 | 350 votes