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Ticker (2002)

The Driver finds himself in a dangerous, yet highly political situation; this time being pursued by a helicopter gunship while carrying a passenger with a suitcase, the contents of which will decide the fate of a nation.

Director:

Joe Carnahan

Writers:

Joe Carnahan, David Fincher (based on an original concept created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Clive Owen ... Driver
Don Cheadle ... Passenger
F. Murray Abraham ... Airport Guru
Clifton Powell ... FBI Agent
Bruce A. Young ... Body Guard (as Bruce Young)
Jimmy Ortega ... Body Guard 2
Eli Danker ... General
Ofer Samra Ofer Samra ... Minion 1
Amir AboulEla ... Minion 2 (as Jack Alsted)
Deron Cordero Deron Cordero ... Military Driver
Cario Cordero Cario Cordero ... King
Tynan Grierson Tynan Grierson ... Soldier 1
Sean Barry-Weske Sean Barry-Weske ... Soldier 2 (as Sean Barry)
Ben Hernandez Bray ... Helicopter Gunman (as Ben Bray)
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Storyline

Storming down a serpentine road, the Driver and his secretive passenger with a mysterious briefcase cuffed to his wrist, are desperately trying to evade the incessant attacks of a military helicopter. Risking life and limb, the Driver refuses to be in the dark any longer, however, all he needs to know is that the outcome of this mission may preserve peace. Written by Nick Riganas

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Details

Official Sites:

BMW Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hire: Ticker See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of the U.S. Agents at the end of the film is Ray Liotta who frequently works with writer/director Joe Carnahan. See more »

Goofs

The passenger handcuffed the briefcase to the Driver's hand without unlatching it from his own wrist. He also didn't unlatch it from the Driver's hand while he shifted gears before. See more »

Crazy Credits

In Loving Memory of Joe Sweet See more »

Connections

Follows The Follow (2001) See more »

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Well made
25 May 2003 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

'Ticker' is yet another short film from The Hire-series and again it is not disappointing. Clive Owen as The Driver has to deliver a man (Don Cheadle) with a briefcase on all costs. A helicopter is flying above them, shooting at them. We see F. Murray Abraham, Ray Liotta and Robert Patrick as nice extras. This short looks more real than most other action movies. With a nice story and some good acting this is worth watching.


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