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Reykjavík-Rotterdam (2008)

Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

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Kristófer
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Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir ...
Íris
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ...
Jensen
Jörundur Ragnarsson ...
Arnór
Theodór Júlíusson ...
Runólfur
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Elvar
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Hoogland
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Sveinn
Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson ...
Egill
Pálmi Kormákur Baltasarsson ...
Skúli
Magnús Ragnarsson ...
Jóhannes
Arnar Ingvarsson ...
Geiri
Ragnar Erling Hermannsson ...
Tóti
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Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

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One last chance... one final score.

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3 October 2008 (Iceland)  »

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Reykjavík to Rotterdam  »

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Iceland's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »

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Remade as Contraband (2012) See more »

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Contraband the Original
14 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

When I watched the American Contraband movie, I had no idea it was based on this movie, because I hadn't watched it back then. Of course the minute Contraband came out on DVD some clever marketing guy thought of releasing this movie too and label it with the tag "movie Contraband was based on". Since I liked the the other Contraband, I thought I'd give it a try.

And it is more than apparent that Contraband uses most of this movie as a blueprint. This one though, is leaner and faster. A frenetic pace that might leave some people behind. I like it when people can tell you the same thing, but quicker.. In this case though the remake did improve on some points. One of them is the ending. It doesn't make any sense, even if it is meant to be a joke, they should know better than that. The relationships get explored more in the remake, which on the downside make them a bit cheesy of course.

Tough to say what you might like more. I always think it's good to see the original first and then the remake. But that is up to you.


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