Hollywood: The Depiction Of Terrorism In Hollywood Movies

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The depiction of terrorism in Hollywood Movies has gone through several stages all in accordance to major threats of the time. During the 1970s no major act of terrorism took place in America; hence the major terrorism-themed movies focused on international terrorism (“Through the Lenses of Hollywood: Depictions of Terrorism in American Movies”). It is worthwhile to note that cinema has a tendency to support the social, political and cultural status quo from which it originates (Daccache and Valeriano 99). In the case of American cinema, Hollywood has supported the stance of The United States government on several occasions (Daccache and Valeriano 99). Beginning in early 1970s, with America having had almost a two-decade long war with Vietnam,
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