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Criminal (2016)

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In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jerico Stewart
... Quaker Wells
... Dr. Franks
... Bill Pope
... Xavier Heimdahl (as Jordi Molla)
... Jill Pope
... Jan Strook - The Dutchman
... Esteban Ruiza
... Marta Lynch
... Elsa Mueller
... Pete Greensleeves
... Emma Pope
... CIA Agent Pfeffer
... CIA Agent #2
Harry Hepple ... CIA Tech


Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Take me to the Dutchman. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:

Lionsgate | Lionsgate Publicity |  »





Release Date:

15 April 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mente implacable  »


Box Office


$31,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,767,278, 17 April 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,268,533, 8 May 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The moving bridge action car sequence was not originally scripted on a moving bridge, but a stationery one. It was a concept conceived by Ariel Vromen after he had to wait at an English airport, before going to the production office, and saw this bridge moving. See more »


In the opening chase sequence, the cabbie's license photo appears on the screen before Quaker Wells has finished entering the plate number. When he finishes typing it in, the license is shown again as Wells reads the name. See more »


[first lines]
Jericho Stewart: [narrating] They messed with my brain. Thought they knew what they'd get, but they were wrong. They don't know me. I do not know what happens next, but this I do know: you hurt me... I hurt you worse.
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Performed by Rouge Rouge
Published by Les Notes Qui S'Aiment/ Warner Chappell Music France
Composed by Nicolas Errèra, Jean Croc (as Grégoire Meunier AKA Jean Croc), Jack Arel, Yves Stéphane
Courtesy of Pschent music
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Well worth the admission price
16 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie. I was on the edge of my seat the whole way through, and I thought I could figure it all out, but I was never able to see the twists and turns ahead of time. The thing I like best about it is that the movie - despite all the action, and gory action at that - is really all about people. People and personalities and knowing good vs evil and wrong from right...and how a person can know wrong from right, and then cherish that knowledge once one sees it. If it was a book it would be a page turner.

I was disappointed that few people were in the theater, and I can only speculate that most of the main actors are...what, too old to draw in the crowd? If so, that's sad, because this one is really worth seeing. Even buying a copy to keep.

And Kevin Costner deserves an Oscar.

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