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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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Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Dedicated to Joe Sweet. See more »

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When he notices that there's someone following them, the helicopter surveillance shot shows no one is following them. See more »

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Follows Beat the Devil (2002) See more »

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User Reviews

 
solid indeed
27 November 2002 | by namos333See all my reviews

It's hard to evaluate these things, because they are essentially 8 minute commercials. Joe Carnahan's "Ticker" is one of the best, that much is certain. The acting talent is again surprising high, with Don Cheadle, Ray Liotta, Robert Patrick, etc., though it's hard to understand why guys like Patrick and Liotta would appear as basically nothing more than extras. The "plot" is the least stupid of the BMW films and actually is a fairly suspenseful complement to the action. Overall, worth a download as it is entertaining and well made.


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