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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

Writers:

Mark Boal (story by), Mark Boal (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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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 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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Storyline

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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greed | money | theft | brazil | boat | See All (222) »


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

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Shot on the ARRI Alexa 65, this is the first film to utilize the full frame sensor and 6.5K resolution in a unique 2.11:1 aspect ratio. See more »

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Far fewer bags of cash are placed on the mules than were carried on the helicopter. Simply abandoning the remainder would seemingly negate the entire purpose of negotiating with the village leader for a certain sum as reparations.

Neither the team nor the villagers are necessarily acting rationally. The team needs to leave as soon as possible, both parties want to avoid escalating the situation again, and it is unlikely that anyone could accurately calculate how many bags the mules could carry. It is entirely plausible that the team would abandon the excess money and flee rather than wasting more time renegotiating the truce. 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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Written by Vinnie Paul (as Vincent Abbott), Dimebag Darrell (as Darrell Abbott), Phil Anselmo (as Philip Anselmo) and Rex Brown
Performed by Pantera
Courtesy of Atlantic Records Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Portuguese

Release Date:

13 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Colombia See more »

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Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.11 : 1
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