Liquid Bomb Plot

Liquid Bomb Plot

2011, Crime  -   22 Comments
Ratings: 8.36/10 from 73 users.

They were young men in their twenties. They had families, were well educated and most of them had no criminal history. By all outside appearances, they blended seamlessly into their UK community, and exhibited no behaviors that would arouse suspicion from the general public. But counter-terrorism experts were keeping a close watch on each of them. These seemingly normal citizens were actually members of a bold and nefarious terrorist cell with plans to carry out the deadliest mass attack since 9/11. Liquid Bomb Plot outlines their devious plot and celebrates the valiant agents who successfully thwarted them.

The United Kingdom had already been rocked by a series of recent terrorist attacks, and Scotland Yard was on edge. With the realization that potential terrorists were hiding in plain sight in their own backyard, they were motivated by an unprecedented sense of urgency.

During the course of the film, the agents take viewers step by step through their investigation. Utilizing painstaking 24-hour surveillance on a multitude of suspects, and empowered by the unrivaled intelligence gathering capabilities of United States counter-terrorism officials, they were able to ascertain the cell's means of provoking havoc and mass casualties. By injecting highly combustible compounds into everyday household soda bottles, the terrorists had crafted an ideal weapon of mayhem - improvised explosive devices that were easily transportable and inconspicuous.

They schemed to plant these devices on airplanes. If successful, this plot could have resulted in the deaths of thousands of unsuspecting victims in a matter of hours.

The agents intercepted the terrorists before they could carry out their deadly mission, and established anti-terrorism protocols that remain in place to this day. Airline passengers must limit the amount of liquid they carry with them on a plane as a direct result of this investigation.

The filmmakers capture each agent's recollections with great care and detail, and look upon their hard work, diligence and ingenuity with gratitude and awe.

Featuring beautifully rendered recreations and a pulse-pounding percussive score, Liquid Bomb Plot is as suspenseful and terrifying as our greatest works of spy fiction. In this case, however, the stakes were all too real.

Directed by: Ben Chanan

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1 year ago

Each time I visit the airport I am reminded of how stupid the average person is who flys commerical.
People don’t seem to understand the concept of Gravity. If something goes wrong with the aircraft the pilot cannot just pull over to the side of the highway.

5 years ago

as usual Americans **** it up again

5 years ago

Bloody Americans interfering TOO MUCH, and bloody Pakistani police not doing their job ENOUGH. Incredible work from the Brits this time. Could have gone really wrong.

5 years ago

The Empire wants people to be afraid that their soda bottles or other food and drink containers might explode so they can expand their police state,illegal surveillance, miltary,CIA, mass murder wars,coups, assassinations, depopulation,tyrrany,etc.!!! Dont believe these false flags!P.S. False flags doesnt mean nobody died or nobody was or wouldve been injured or killed!!!

5 years ago

Too close, too close.

5 years ago

Real Stories or real propaganda? Were all these players set up and funded by govts usa and/or uk, just as with the 911 false flag attack? Or was this just a movie with actors following a script so that you will think people are doing their job and to approve budgets? Note that they claim huge expense and difficulty of surveillance. Really? That is most of what certain/many officers have done since dirt was invented ...and people buy whatever el governmente spews.

Are there bad dudes? Certainly. Job one is to follow the money. Were these guys actually self funded, the conclusion we are supposed to come to from the limited info provided. Or was there additional funding from their handlers? And who were those handlers?

Clearly all questions we cannot know from here. Yet the governments through their nefarious activities deserve such questioning, always.

5 years ago

Real life spooks.

5 years ago

watching this made me think of the enormous expense to surveil the perps AND they arrest a uk citizen for trying to expose another islamic pedo ring and while in jail is almost beaten to death,,,,and they arrest him again for nothing more than expressing his rights as a citizen to report on the said same islamic pervs and throw him in jail again ! The UK is 1 mest up place to be right tommy robinson !

Glen Hale
5 years ago

The last bloke is right is a war we can NEVER win..

Bryan With A Y
5 years ago

Great documentary. It's amazing how they manage to keep on top of the terrorists.

Glen Hale
5 years ago

Great tips for what not to do if you want to be a Terrorist,,

John Doe
5 years ago

also governments have the reason, means and mass media propaganda narratives to create mass paranoia...

bobby Ingram
5 years ago

The one OBVIOUS blunder by the law dogs was using 2 men with fluorescent green crosses across their bodies which screams, "I am somebody special!!"
Far better to use 2 folks who look alike those type of people who search trash cans, ie Homeless people.
Please send any "reward for great tips" ASAP. Thanks

bobby Ingram
5 years ago

Its a movie? Great!!