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The Package -- A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
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Director:
Writer:
Derek Kolstad (written by)
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Release Date:
9 February 2013 (Japan) See more »
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Tagline:
Vengeance delivered.
Plot:
A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Austin and Lundgren deliver the Package See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Steve Austin ... Tommy Wick

Dolph Lundgren ... The German

Eric Keenleyside ... Big Doug

Mike Dopud ... Julio

John Novak ... Nicholas

Kristen Kerr ... Darla

Darren Shahlavi ... Devon

Paul Wu ... Dosan

Lochlyn Munro ... Eddie

Mark Gibbon ... Jake
Peter Bryant ... Ralph

Monique Ganderton ... Monique

Michael Daingerfield ... Anthony

Jerry Trimble ... Carl

Patrick Sabongui ... Luis
Lindsay Bourne ... Gary

William B. Davis ... Dr. Willhelm
John Hainsworth ... Bartender

Terese Cilluffo ... Nurse
Tim Henry ... Fisherman
Kim Kondrashoff ... Security Guard
Richard Faraci ... Third Man (as Rick Faraci)

Luisa D'Oliveira ... Receptionist

Ed Anders ... Masked Man
Todd Scott ... Friend #1

Phillip Mitchell ... Police Man
Rick Pearce ... Orderly #1
Cody Laudan ... Store Clerk
Kory Grim ... Friend #2

Lars Grant ... Armed Shooter #1
Chad Bellamy ... Armed Shooter #2
Scott J. Ateah ... Armed Shooter #3 / Masked Man #1 (as Scott Ateah)

Richard Bradshaw ... The German's Gunman #1
Brent Connolly ... The German's Gunman #2
Tony Morelli ... Big Lug
Ernie Jackson ... Nicholas Bodyguard #1 (as Ernest Jackson)

Jeffrey C. Robinson ... Nicholas Bodyguard #2 (as Jeffrey Robinson)

Krzysztof Soszynski ... Anthony Bodyguard (as Krzystof Soszynski)
Heath Stevenson ... The German's Gunman #3
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jimmy Townsend ... Store Clerk (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jesse V. Johnson 
 
Writing credits
Derek Kolstad (written by)

Produced by
Justin Bursch .... producer
Mike Callaghan .... executive producer
Alexandre Coscas .... executive producer
Jamie Goehring .... line producer
Francisco Gonzalez .... executive producer (as Francisco J. González)
Jeffrey Graup .... executive producer
Jack Heller .... executive producer
Kevin Kasha .... executive producer
Brad Krevoy .... producer
Reuben Liber .... executive producer
Philip Poole .... assistant producer
Dallas Sonnier .... executive producer
Jimmy Townsend .... executive producer
Roman Viaris-de-Lesegno .... executive producer
Shawn Williamson .... executive producer
Daniel Zirilli .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Sean Murray 
 
Cinematography by
C. Kim Miles (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jason Dale 
 
Production Design by
Renee Read 
 
Art Direction by
Chris von Szombathy 
 
Costume Design by
Beverley Wowchuk  (as Bev Wowchuk)
 
Makeup Department
Agnieszka Echallier .... special makeup effects producer
Joel Echallier .... special makeup effects designer
 
Production Management
Nancy Valle .... executive in charge of post production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alleris Gillham .... trainee assistant director
Kevin Leslie .... first assistant director
Trevor McWhinney .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Candise Paul .... on-set dresser
Lewis Wu .... props assistant: set
 
Sound Department
Jay Cheetham .... background sound editor
Kelly Cole .... sound re-recording mixer
Dario DiSanto .... foley editor
Kirby Jinnah .... supervising sound editor
Bill Mellow .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Noda .... sound mixer
Martin Quiñones .... adr recordist
 
Special Effects by
Jak Osmond .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Raheel Qureshi .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Fraser Aitcheson .... stunt performer
Ed Anders .... stunt driver: Tommy
Ed Anders .... stunt performer: Masked Man
Scott J. Ateah .... stunt coordinator (as Scott Ateah)
Scott J. Ateah .... stunt perfomer: Armed Shooter #3/Masked Man #1 (as Scott Ateah)
Chad Bellamy .... stunt performer: Armed Shooter #2
Richard Bradshaw .... stunt perfomer: The German's Gunman #1
Brent Connolly .... stunt perfomer: The German's Gunman #2
Lars Grant .... stunt performer: Armed Shooter #1
Kory Grim .... stunt performer: Friend #2
Ernie Jackson .... stunt perfomer: Nicholas Bodyguard #1
Cody Laudan .... stunt performer: Store Clerk
Paul Lazenby .... stunt double: Steve Austin
Phillip Mitchell .... stunt performer: Police Man
Tony Morelli .... stunt perfomer: Big Lug
Simon Northwood .... stunt double: Dolph Lundgren
Rick Pearce .... stunt performer: Orderly #1
Jeffrey C. Robinson .... stunt perfomer: Nicholas Bodyguard #2 (as Jeffrey Robinson)
Todd Scott .... stunt performer: Friend #1
Krzysztof Soszynski .... stunt performer
Heath Stevenson .... stunt perfomer: The German's Gunman #3
Paul Wu .... fight choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Araquel .... still photographer
Phoenix Black .... best boy grip
Jeff Cassidy .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Herb Crowder .... first assistant camera
Aaron Haesler .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Kyle Leggett .... best boy electric (as Kyle Legget)
Paolo Malo .... grip
Todd Shelley .... grip "b" camera
Andrew Vidinha .... second assistant camera
Gary Viola .... camera operator: "a" camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurel Morgan .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
Michelle Craig .... project manager
Sam Dewar .... assistant editor
Rob Grant .... first assistant editor
Lorne Wright .... colorist
 
Music Department
Tim Borquez .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Lorenzo Furlan .... unit driver
 
Other crew
Jonathan Cairns .... key prep production assistant
Karyn Edwards .... production attorney: Canada
Eric Jarboe .... assistant to brad krevoy
Braden Jennings .... location department
Joel Kennedy .... production assistant
Shane Lennox .... assistant location manager
Sandra Montgomery .... script supervisor
David Oland .... business & legal affairs
Selina Ringel .... assistant to Francisco J. Gonzalez
Robert Trew .... key production assistant: set
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Maximum Blow" - Japan (English title) (informal English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence throughout
Runtime:
95 min
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1.78 : 1 See more »

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Released theatrically in Los Angeles (limited engagement), Japan and South Korea.See more »
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Lost & ParanoidSee more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Austin and Lundgren deliver the Package, 2 March 2013
Author: rgblakey from United States

After a long string of action films and the highly successful Expendables series, action starts Dolph Lundgren and Steve Austin team up to deliver an all-new action film The Package. Both these guys have proved themselves numerous times over and it's always exciting to see these kinds of guys team up to deliver the action, but does The Package deliver or need to be returned to sender?

The Package follows a man with a simple job to deliver a package to a crime lord named The German, but when another gang tries to steal the cargo, he is forced to fight to deliver it safely. But when he realizes the package isn't what he thought it puts him in deeper trouble than he thought. When you take two big bad ass guys like Austin and Lundgren you have certain expectations in an action movie. This movie plays OK, but nowhere near as fun and over the top action as you may hope. Lundgren is given some interesting new territories to go with a character that isn't the norm for what he does. Austin seems to be the more focal point of the story and has some decent action moments, but overall the film just doesn't deliver the epic punch you may hope for pitting these two together. The story is fine and simple enough to serve its point and they both do a fine job, it just seems to be missing something overall. What action is here is pretty good and Austin is getting better and better at delivering more realistic fighting instead of his wrestler persona style. Lundgren has always been a pro at the action scenes and is no different here.

Overall this is a fine film, just falls a bit short when it comes to delivering to big action guys like this together. As far as action films it still holds up well enough and even manages to toss in its own bit twists here and there to make it a bit more interesting. Let's just hope these guys get another just together at some point to really deliver that great action film we hoped for.

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