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Pete Dris (writer)
Brannon Coombs (writer)
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Release Date:
17 May 2012 (Kuwait) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He Delivers
Plot:
A specialist carrier is hired to deliver a mysterious case to the underworld's most dangerous hitman. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Mickey Rourke ... Maxwell

Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... The Courier

Lili Taylor ... Mrs. Capo

Til Schweiger ... Lispy

Mark Margolis ... Stitch

Miguel Ferrer ... Mr. Capo

Tom Proctor ... Torture Man

Josie Ho ... Anna

Andrea Frankle ... Deidre

Mark Kubr ... Shadow Man

Randal Reeder ... Boo

David Jensen ... San Fran Tana

Clyde Jones ... Jack Straw

Annalaina Marks ... Woman on Plank

Shaun Grant ... Henchman

Alec Rayme ... Kidnapper
Elton LeBlanc ... Tourist

Michael Arata ... Uniformed Cop

Anne-Marie Mueschke ... Bored Girl

Austin Naulty ... Boxer

Dawn Himel ... Reporter

Caleb Michaelson ... Young Maxwell
Cynthia LeBlanc ... Tourist

Brock Patrick Kaufman ... Boo's Son

Robert Douthat ... Cop
John C. Klein ... Casino Patron

Tracy Miller ... Tony Kearns
Adam Sibley ... Pro Fighter
Ajla Hodzic ... Julia
Mark Krutov ... Russian Courier
Felder Charbonnet ... Homicide Detective Smith
Lance J. Guidry ... T Petite

Isabella Anais Hewitt ... Boo's Daughter
Chris Grant ... Dead Gangster
Tom Sicola ... Assassin
Jacob Ryan Dupree ... Young Stanton
Lily Solange Hewitt ... Lucy
Candi Brooks ... Bike Messenger
Richard Labit ... T'Petite's Son
Ashleigh Martin ... T'Petite's Daughter
Danny Cosmo ... Kidnapper #2
Andrew Aceves ... Boo's Son
Dakota Civello ... Stanton
John McConnell ... Detective
Edward J. Clare ... CSI Agent (uncredited)
Lary Love Dolley ... Extra (uncredited)

Joie Dunham Parent ... Tourist (uncredited)

John Gabriel ... Young Courier (uncredited)
Shedrick Nellon ... Driver (uncredited)
Andy Sims ... Detective (uncredited)
James Lesley Taylor ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Directed by
Hany Abu-Assad 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brannon Coombs  writer
Pete Dris  writer

Produced by
Michael Arata .... executive producer
Tang Wai But .... executive producer
Conroy Chan Chi-Chung .... producer
Will French .... executive producer
Mike Gabrawy .... producer
Gary Hamilton .... producer
Jason Hewitt .... executive producer
Avram 'Butch' Kaplan .... executive producer
Jeff Kranzdorf .... executive producer
Carsten H.W. Lorenz .... executive producer
Jeffrey Dean Morgan .... executive producer
Joel Morrish .... co-producer
Andrew Ooi .... executive producer
Dale Poniewaz .... producer
Stephen Roberts .... executive producer
Jethro Rothe-Kushel .... producer
Stuart Sutherland .... co-executive producer
Victor Syrmis .... executive producer
Tucker Tooley .... producer
Steve Wilkinson .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nima Fakhrara 
 
Cinematography by
Antonio Calvache 
 
Film Editing by
William Steinkamp 
 
Casting by
Lisa Marie Dupree 
 
Production Design by
Tom Lisowski 
 
Art Direction by
Helen Harwell 
 
Set Decoration by
Cynthia Anne Slagter 
 
Costume Design by
Caroline Eselin 
 
Makeup Department
Martin Astles .... makeup effects sculptor
Hailey Authement .... assistant makeup artist
Margeaux Fox .... department head hair
Grace Pae .... makeup artist
Kent Richard .... additional hair stylist
Amy C. Weinberg .... key makeup artist (as Amy Weinburg)
 
Production Management
Brendan Garst .... production manager
Jerry Gilbert .... post-production supervisor
Paige Pemberton .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanton Barrett .... second unit director
John Michael Sudol .... first assistant director: additional photography
Tony Niknejadi .... key second assistant director
Cristi Rickey .... second second assistant director
Steven Ritzi .... second unit director
Chad Rosen .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Spencer J. Abadie .... construction buyer
Billy Bamman .... property master: reshoots
Gail Briant .... on-set painter
William Burck .... paint forman
Iggie Colomer .... set dresser
Kevin Farrell .... storyboard artist
Matthew Ford .... construction medic
Paul Fraser .... construction medic
David Goodwin .... set designer
Molly Harrison .... assistant property master
Andrew Hartsock .... art assistant
Keith Keal .... additional on-set dresser
Andrew H. Lewis .... prop maker
Lindanne Lewis .... painter
Leonard Marchand .... property master (as Leonard Lavigueur)
Mariah Mills .... on-set dresser
Taylor Newman .... art department runner
Jason Oertling .... lead scenic
Jared Pendergrass .... set dresser
Jared W. Petticrew .... painter
John Richoux .... set decorator: reshoots
Denise Templeton .... art department coordinator
Perry James Trentacosta .... painter
Stephen Daniel Wayne .... props
Greg White .... swing gang
 
Sound Department
Michael J. Anastasi .... sound effects editor
Michael Baird .... supervising sound editor
Rene Defrancesch .... boom operator
Jason Dotts .... sound re-recording mixer
Ryan Farris .... boom operator
Cameron O. Galloway .... dialogue editor
Jerry Gilbert .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Iba .... adr mixer
Dan Izen .... sound mixer
Eric Ledet .... sound utility
Dana McCommon .... additional adr recording
Matthew Nicolay .... sound mixer
Andy Schlegel .... adr recordist
Geordy Sincavage .... foley editor
Geordy Sincavage .... foley mixer
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
Andres Velasquez .... sound effects editor
J.P. Welgus .... foley cue
 
Special Effects by
Mandy Dormann .... special effects technician
Jake Whitney .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Lee Attinger .... digital artist
Michael Donnellan .... visual effects artist
Jeff Foster .... compositor
Kris Kelley .... visual effects supervisor
Morgan Krutz .... visual effects artist
Cris Meira .... compositor
Cris Meira .... visual effects artist: Post Mango
Jason Nystrom .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Stanton Barrett .... stunt coordinator
Hunter Baxley .... utility stunts
Sean Paul Braud .... stunts
Jeff Brockton .... fight coordinator
Jeff Brockton .... stunt double: Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Danny Cosmo .... stunt performer
Christian J. Fletcher .... stunt rigger
Lex D. Geddings .... stunt double
Lex D. Geddings .... stunt rigger
Terra Grant .... stunt double
Mark Kubr .... stunt double: Mickey Rourke
Tony Lazzara .... stunt performer
Annalaina Marks .... stunt performer
Hans Marrero .... stunts
Eddie Matthews .... stunts
David Mueller .... utility stunts
Tom Proctor .... stunt performer
Ming Qiu .... stunt double: Josie Ho
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Ritzi)
Gary Robert .... stunts
Brielyn Sexeny .... stunt performer
Adam Sibley .... stunt performer
Tracy E. Thomas .... stunt rigger
Matt Thompson .... stunt rigger
Joe Williams .... stunts
John Zimmerman .... stunt rigger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kareem Audain .... additional grip
Brandon Baudier .... camera operator: "c" camera
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Wesley Bryant .... lamp operator
Joe Cassano .... dolly grip
Jarrid Clinkinbeard .... lighting technician
Jarrid Clinkinbeard .... set generator operator
Justin Cooley .... second assistant camera
Larry Cottrill .... rigging gaffer
James Covert .... lighting technician (as Jimmy Covert)
Jerry Deats .... key grip
Bryan Delorenzo .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Chad Eshbaugh .... camera operator: remote head camera
Robert Foster .... camera operator
Stephen Fouasnon .... digital loader
Cody Gautreau .... second assistant camera
Gonzalo Gonzalez .... best boy electric
Robert Grower .... gaffer
Keith Gruchala .... additional camera operator
Brian Heller .... aerial cinematographer
Christian Herrera .... camera operator
Charles 'Tom' Hinson .... key grip
McKay Johnson .... digital imaging technician
Alan Keffer .... first assistant camera: additional photography
Jordan Keslow .... second assistant camera
Griffin McCann .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Jon McGinty .... lighting technician
Mason McGuire .... set electrician
Christopher Meydrich .... rigging electrician
Jonathan Morrill .... rigging best boy
Nick Nicolay .... grip
Allen Parks .... gaffer
Leoncio Provoste .... first assistant camera
Doug Schwartz .... "a" camera operator
Doug Schwartz .... Steadicam operator
Doug Schwartz .... camera operator
Brielyn Sexeny .... video assist
Teddy Smith .... camera operator
Teddy Smith .... still photographer
Joe Waistell .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Reuben Wilder .... electrician
 
Casting Department
John Girod .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christy Hebert Crouch .... set costumer
Caroline Eselin .... costumer
Andree Fortier .... costume supervisor
Melissa Reed .... costumer
Megan Richardson .... costume p.a.
 
Editorial Department
Omar Godinez .... colorist
Derrick Mims .... dailies editor
Jason Ourso .... assistant editor
Jason Ourso .... on-line editor
 
Music Department
Brendan Dekora .... scoring crew
Payam Fakhrara .... soloist: violin
Kevin Globerman .... music scoring mixer
Josh Kessler .... music supervisor
Ramin Kousha .... ambient music designer
Ramin Kousha .... synthesizer programmer
Dave Lawrence .... digital score recordist
Jeremy Pleasant .... executive in charge of music
Jeremy Pleasant .... music editor
Dustin Rabi .... score cordinator
Bianca Samanejgo .... score cordinator
Danny Ursetti .... conductor
Danny Ursetti .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Richard Brown .... picture car coordinator
Brad Lips .... fuel truck driver
Michael Perrotti .... transportation
Buddy Pine .... driver: honeywagon
Charlie Wright .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
James M. Arnold .... payroll accountant
Melanie Aymami .... assistant craft service (as Melanie Burck)
Barbara Babb .... key set production assistant
Sandi Carpenter .... production assistant
Gregory S. Carr .... set production assistant
Grant Case .... images courtesy of
Chris Clinton .... set production assistant
Brian Collins .... stand-in for Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
Justin Coulter .... office intern
Todd Crockett .... first assistant accountant
Karen Dean .... accounting clerk
Brittney Diez .... production assistant
Douglas Dresser .... location manager: additional photography
Zack Earl Edwards .... additional set production assistant
Ashley Foster .... basecamp production assistant
Dan Gutierrez .... set production assistant
Melodi Hallenbeck .... additional accounting clerk
Matt Hanchey .... production assistant
Matt Hathcox .... e.p.k. editor
Elizabeth Hutchison .... production coordinator
Thomas Kanschat .... production assistant
Mark Krutov .... photo double for Miguel Ferrer
Jae Labat .... epk assistant editor
Jerrold W. Lambert .... production accountant
Margaret Lancaster .... craft service assistant
John Landers .... key craft service
Kris Leichtenberg .... location assistant
Tom Lewis .... production attorney
Darren Manzari .... office production assistant
Tony Mccullough .... stand-in
Aquiles Montalvo .... location coordinator
Shedrick Nellon .... key location manager: additional photography: Baton Rouge
Shedrick Nellon .... location scout
Jason Ourso .... data wrangler
Paige Pemberton .... production coordinator
Deirdre Peterson .... post-production coordinator
Phillip Rao .... body double: Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Kimberley Roper .... script supervisor
Valerie Ryan .... location assistant manager
Tyler Samardick .... additional craft service
Paul Gene Simmons .... craft service
Susan Smits .... production secretary
Jay Watt .... set medic
Stephen Daniel Wayne .... additional script supervisor
H.B. Wilcox .... office production assistant
Sid Yost .... animal coordinator
 
Thanks
Jake Kozarec .... special thanks
Ellis Sorkin .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for violence including some torture, and language
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99 min
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Adrien Brody was originally cast, but dropped out.See more »
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Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
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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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
The Courrier misplaces its package, 11 February 2013
Author: Chandru Bhojwani (cultjones@yahoo.com) from United Kingdom

Jeffrey Dean Morgan is a specialist in delivering packages without questions in Hany Abu- Assad's, The Courier. The best in this niche industry, Morgan is forced to take on a job to protect those close to him by delivering a package to someone who is supposedly dead. A dark mystery unravels as he gets closer to discovering the truth about his target and himself.

With notable performances on the small screen in Supernatural and Grey's Anatomy as well as a significant contribution in Zack Snyder's, Watchmen, one shouldn't be surprised with Morgan headlining a suspense thriller. Thing is, you wish he had opted out of this feature. Even with recognisable faces, The Courier has that low-budget feel about it and the story never really hooks you. It's a respectable attempt but the plot really doesn't blow your mind away and may instead give you a headache. After a while it begins to get tedious and you decide to follow it to the end only to write a review!

Assad's attempt isn't amateurish but it certainly isn't award winning. Morgan gives a solid performance with what he's got but it's nowhere near enough. The story is, well, blah and this is one to miss.

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