Dying of brain cancer, a dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger; but first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunt down the world's most ruthless terrorist and look after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town.Written by
Ethan Renner (Kevin Costner) goes after an accountant in this movie. In the earlier Costner movie The Untouchables (1987), Elliott Ness (played by Costner), goes after an accountant too. See more »
Belgrade phone booths use pay cards, not change. See more »
Mr. Director, this is Agent Vivien Delay.
For the last ten years the Central Intelligence Agency has been after Wolfgang Braun.
As you know, we have no positive identification of what the Wolf looks like. What we do know is he's a former German national who sells atomic material to terrorists all over the world.
Intelligence confirms that a transaction is to take place next week in Belgrade.
[throws down pictures]
The Wolf's number one man, the Albino, will be selling a ...
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US theatrical version has some additional footage:
in the hotel, Ethan takes a door stopper
Ethan uses the door stopper to fool the guys in the hotel room Additionally, the photo he takes from one of the dead men shows himself. In the International version, the photo shows Zoe and Christine.
It is a lot like " True Lies" in that a lot of the movie is played for laughs. Amber Heard fits her role very well. Kevin Costner is great as a man who has spent too much time on work and not enough time on his personal life. That is something most of us can relate too. I see people complain about the subplots but they are what make the movie fun. The character actors are great. Not a miss among them. The chase scenes are good with out going over the top. There were only a couple of times where the movie goes to big explosive special effects that take away from the story. The Daughter, played by Hailee Steinfeld, is excellent. Haiee played Mattie Ross in "True Grit". It will be a great loss to the screen if she goes into directing like she wants.
Get some popcorn, sit back and enjoy the fun.
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