• 2012
  • US
  • 1h 49min
  • Directed by: Baltasar Kormakur
  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Giovanni Ribisi
  • UK release: 16 March 2012

Chris Farraday (Wahlberg) is a reformed ex-smuggler who's forced to pull one last big job, bringing counterfeit bills from Panama to New Orleans under the nose of an increasingly suspicious freighter captain (Simmons). This terse US remake of 2008 Icelandic thriller Reykjavik-Rotterdam is bland and low-key, but solid and watchable entertainment.

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22 Feb 20123 stars

Bland, low-key but solid and watchable action film

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