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An ex-special forces soldier turned boatman is hired by a journalist to investigate a top-secret military base on a nearby island.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Katia Chernov
Max Cardinal
Jason Parker
Paul Summer (as Michael Pare)
Suzanne Ristic ...
Young Mercenary
Michael Robinson ...
Tourist George
Tourist Laura


Jack Carver, a German ex-special forces soldier turned boatman, is hired by Valerie Cardinal, a journalist, to take her to a nearby island where her uncle Max works in a top-secret research facility, smuggling information out. However, the facility's director and evil mastermind Dr. Krieger is actually creating genetically modified super-soldiers with no intelligence, and Uncle Max and Val are taken by Krieger's mercenaries. It's now only up to Jack and his trusty handgun to save them and defeat Krieger's evil minions. Written by Lumos

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 October 2008 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Far Cry Warrior  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Is actually based on Ubisoft's Far Cry Video game See more »


While mercenaries chase down Valerie and Jack with boats, Parker's pistol is shown to be empty in close shot (slide is locked to back-position). In the next cut the weapon is reloaded again (slide is where it is supposed to), but in the next shot immediately after it the gun is empty again. See more »


[from trailer]
Dr. Krieger: [From Trailer] You're just a simple boat man.
Jack Carver: I didn't say anything about being simple.
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Referenced in Honest Game Trailers: Just Cause (2015) See more »


I Only Want To See Your Smile
Performed by Robert Beld
Music & Lyrics by Robert Beld
Published by Arabella Musikverlag GmbH dba Edition X-Tended
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4 June 2009 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

There is only one reason this movie is watchable. Till Schweiger. He is such a good actor the movie isn't completely terrible. Uwe Boll please take up another career. The special effects and action are acceptable. All other aspects were very disappointing. All I can say is that Kevin Smith (An evening with...) talked about Tim Burton not ever reading the Batman comics and it showed. Uwe Boll must not have ever played the video games that he keeps making movies about. If you two ever want to know how it is done go see Andrzej Bartkowiak. Doom was one of the best video games to film adaptations ever. Some people may disagree, but if you watch the movie you can see that the guys at ID had a lot to do with Doom. It doesn't seem like anyone at UBIsoft was even near this production.

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