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Triple Frontier (2019)

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Loyalties are tested when five friends and former special forces operatives reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

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J.C. Chandor

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Tom 'Redfly' Davis
Oscar Isaac ... Santiago 'Pope' Garcia
Charlie Hunnam ... William 'Ironhead' Miller
Garrett Hedlund ... Ben Miller
Pedro Pascal ... Francisco 'Catfish' Morales
Adria Arjona ... Yovanna
Jeovanny Rodriguez ... Duke (as Louis Jeovanny)
Juan Camilo Castillo Juan Camilo Castillo ... Captain Diego
Reynaldo Gallegos ... Gabriel Martin Lorea (as Rey Gallegos)
Madeline 'Maddy' Wary Madeline 'Maddy' Wary ... Tess Davis
Johan Ochoa Johan Ochoa ... Officer
Francisco Martinez Francisco Martinez ... Officer
Pablo Cesar Sanchez Pablo Cesar Sanchez ... Officer (as Pablo Cesar Sanchez)
Kevin Vasquez Kevin Vasquez ... Officer
Jose Rodriguez Jose Rodriguez ... Officer

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Five former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival. Written by Netflix

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Rated R for violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Denzel Washington and Sean Penn were once in negotiations to star in the film. See more »

Goofs

AR rifles have spring-loaded dust covers that automatically pop open on firing but must be manually closed. During the firefight on the rock slide, after the team members fire their rifles, the camera cuts back and the dust covers are closed. See more »

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[first lines]
Retainment Officer: [at the podium] I have the honor today to introduce you to Retired Captain William Miller. He's been everywhere in the world you all wanna go, and a bunch of places you don't. I've asked him to come and talk to you all today at this important crossroad in your careers. I'm gonna step out so this conversation can be frank and to the point.
William 'Ironhead' Miller: About five years ago, when I was on leave... I found myself standing in the middle of the cereal aisle at the Publix... with my arm around some ...
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Masters of War
Written and Performed by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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An action/heist thriller that turns into a plodding parable of greed
15 August 2019 | by akcenatSee all my reviews

Five ex-military veterans reunite to rip off a drug lord, but like every other robbery in movie history, it does not go as planned. Despite a sturdy premise, "Triple Frontier" is curiously inert, shallow and un-involving. Despite a strong cast (Affleck, Isaac, Hunnam, Pascal and Hedlund) it feels like the characters are flimsy and inconsistent. The most tension filled scene is the robbery itself, which surprisingly happens early on into the run time. The length of the film is also a bit challenging at times and seems to drag on. As a result, it is a film that is competently made so you are not really seeing a bad film 'per se', but then it is also an uninspired film, so you won't see anything that goes above mediocre for most of its run time. It felt like there was a lot of potential here, but somewhere along the way it got lost and we ended up with its shadow instead.

Rating: 6+


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Release Date:

13 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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