Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.
Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
In Alaska, a team of oil workers board a flight home; however, they cross a storm and the airplane crashes. Only seven workers survive in the wilderness and John Ottway, who is a huntsman that kills wolves to protect the workers, assumes leadership of the group. Shortly after they learn that they are surrounded by a pack of wolves and Ottway advises that they should seek protection in the woods. But while they walk through the heavy snow, they are chased and attacked by the carnivorous mammals.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
After the plane crash Ottway is seen covered in snow, but when he gets to the plane to see the survivors there is almost no snow on his sweater. See more »
A job at the end of the world. A salaried killer for a big petroleum company. I don't know why I did half the things I've done, but I know this is where I belong, surrounded by my own. Ex-cons, fugitives, drifters, assholes. Men unfit for mankind.
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Thought-provoking and intelligent film about a survival fight set in Alaska
This straightforward movie is paced reasonably well and turns out to be a fine vehicle for the main lead , Liam Neeson . In Alaska, an oil drilling group (Joe Anderson , Dermot Mulroney , Frank Grillo , Anozie, Bray , James Badge Dale , Dallas Roberts) fight to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wild . Hunting the humans are a pack of wolves who see them as intruders . They are led by Ottway (Liam Neeson) , a two-fisted and resourceful veteran with suicide tendency .They spend most of it running through the snow, and woods, being wounded , pursued and chased by the pack of wolves.
The main and support cast are magnificent when struggle to survive in the hostile environment which the flick is set in. There are still nice scenes to see such as the team leaping from a cliff and several sparkling and thrilling images . It also results to be surprisingly gory along with a handful of violent and breathtaking attack scenes . It's a thunder stuff with a strong star cast though is slowly paced . The hunter leader very well played by Liam Nesson , is a tough man who bears a sad past and attempts to help his partners . The actors supporting are fine , mostly acting as familiar persons or fools of one sort or another . The large secondary cast is completed by Dallas Roberts , Frank Grillo , James Badge Dale and Joe Anderson , among them. Riveting cinematography by Takayanagi , reflecting wonderfully the landscapes in the ultimate unfriendly environment . Suspenseful and appropriate musical score by Marc Streitenfield , as well as emotive . A must see for every enthusiast of a decent action movie with significant and interesting elements . If you are a fan of the main guys Liam Neeson or Dermot Mulroney , you'll want to watch this one.
The motion picture produced by Ridley Scott is finely directed and well written by Joe Carnahan (A Team, Smokin' aces , Narc) based on a short story titled ¨Ghost Walker¨ by Ian MacKenzie Jeffers . Rating : Good, it's competent enough, a straightforward entertainment that results to be an intriguing story turned into an OK and broody but depressing film . However , this is definitely an adult-oriented flick because of the violent attacks, gore and some profanity language on hand. Rating : Acceptable movie . Better than average .
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