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Battle in Seattle

Thousands of activists arrive in Seattle, Washington in masses to protest the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 (World Trade Organization). Although it began as a peaceful protest with a goal of stopping the WTO talks, it escalated into a full-scale riot and eventually, a State of Emergency that pitted protesters against the Seattle Police Department and the National Guard.

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Released: Jan 1st, 2007
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Battle in Seattle Main Cast

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André Benjamin
André Benja…
plays Django
Jennifer Carpenter
Jennifer Carpenter
plays Sam

Isaach De Bankolé
plays Abasi
Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson
plays Dale
Martin Henderson
Martin Henderson
plays Jay
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): During the movie opening fly-through, Qwest Field appears in the background. Qwest Field wasn't built until a couple of years after the WTO riots. It was built on the grounds of the Kingdome which was there in 1999.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When Lou is arrested at the protest, the police are shown handcuffing her hands with a zip tie. In the next shot while she is being held on the bus, she is shown wiping the bus window with her hand, her hands are no longer tied. Police would keep her hands secured until she was booked into a proper holding cell.
  • Movie Goof (factual errors): The actor playing Governor Gary Locke speaks English in a thick Chinese accent. Gary Locke is a third generation Asian-American born and raised in Washington state who speaks perfect English in a North Western American accent.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): There are numerous changes to the Seattle skyline since the time of the riots. 1) The Kingdome should be present but isn't 2) Qwest Field is shown but didn't exist at the time 3) The new City Hall is featured in a shot but it wasn't built yet 4) There are several changes to the downtown retail core, and 5) Many buildings have been added and deleted from the Fourth Avenue scenes.
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