Contraband

Contraband

Contraband

Thriller set in the world of international smuggling starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale and Giovanni Ribisi.

In New Orleans, former smuggler Chris (Wahlberg) is forced back into the game after his brother-in-law, Andy (Caleb Landry Jones, X-Men: First Class), botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Briggs (Ribisi). In an attempt to repay Andy's debt, Chris assembles a crew and makes a run to Panama and back, hoping to return with millions in counterfeit bills. When things fall apart on route, Briggs seeks revenge by going after Chris' wife (Beckinsale). Finding himself deep inside the world he had left behind, Chris now has to go toe-to-toe with the psychotic Briggs to protect his family.

2012111 minsUSA, UK
CrimeThriller

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Contraband / Reviews

USA Today

USA Today

Has a few moments of tension, but it adheres to a predictable heist formula hardly worth trafficking in.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Wahlberg could sleepwalk through this role, and does.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Contraband involves a lot of energy, but I'm getting tired of violent retreads of these heist elements.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Contraband is an action-junkies playground.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Contraband left a bad taste in my mouth.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An involving, atmospherically grungy mid-register thriller.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

While often grungy and far-fetched, does keep you watching.

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E! Online

E! Online

Makes for a fun flick at first, until a nasty - and tonally inconsistent - misogynistic streak kills the joy.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It’s pretty much exactly as good as it needs to be.

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