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The Courier (2012)

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A specialist carrier is hired to deliver a mysterious case to the underworld's most dangerous hitman.

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A specialist carrier is hired to deliver a mysterious case to the underworld's most dangerous hitman.

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Rated R for violence including some torture, and language | See all certifications »

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$15,500,000 (estimated)
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Til Schweiger only shot for 4 days. See more »

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When the Courier wakes up in the morning, his wrist watch is near the clock alarm. In the next shot it has disappeared. See more »

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Mrs. Capo: Now did you know that up until the 2nd century, torture was used primarily on slaves? See, they believed that the slave could only tell the truth if it was extracted from them. But over time, torture evolved to include everybody. It became a means for the good to purge the earth of evil.
Mr. Capo: My wife's a bit of a romantic, but I'm more practical. Wouldn't you say? The way I see it, the gateway to understanding is through pain. And we are that gateway.
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Referenced in Sons of Guns: Movie Gun/Leopard Gun (2011) See more »

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Nothing at all like the Transporter. Comparing the two is like comparing Armageddon to Deep Impact, very different. I say B-
21 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Walking out the door doesn't mean it's over." The courier (Morgan) is the best at what he does. If you have a package that needs to be delivered he will ask no questions and get it there on time. When he is approached with a deal, deliver a briefcase and get a million dollars, but if he fails his family will be killed. Realizing he has no choice he accepts. When he finds out the recipient is a feared killer and people he meets are out to get him the job becomes much more then a simple delivery. I know what you thinking...this sounds like the "Transporter" and you couldn't be more wrong. The courier in this movie doesn't drive everywhere, he runs too. He doesn't find a girl in the trunk of a car, he just finds her. He doesn't try and deliver a briefcase to someone but ends up being a target himself....wait...never mind. This is not a 100% copy but it's close. I like Morgan but Statham is really the only one who should do this role. If you liked the "Transporter" then you will probably like this one. The ending did make it a little better and the second half was entertaining but this is pretty much "Transporter 4". Overall, not bad but they should have called it what it is. I give it a B-.


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