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Security (2017)

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A security guard protects an eleven year-old girl who is being targeted by a gang for participating as a trial witness.

Director:

Alain Desrochers

Writers:

Tony Mosher (screenplay), John Sullivan (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... Eduardo 'Eddie' Deacon
Ben Kingsley ... Charlie
Liam McIntyre ... Vance
Cung Le ... Dead Eyes
Katherine de la Rocha Katherine de la Rocha ... Jamie (as Katherine Mary de la Rocha)
Chad Lindberg ... Mason
Jiro Wang ... Johnny Wei
Gabriella Wright ... Ruby
Shari Watson ... Administrator
John Strong John Strong ... Lead Official
Andrew De La Rocha Andrew De La Rocha ... Uncle Will (as Andrew de la Rocha)
Mark Basnight ... SUV Agent #1
Atanas Srebrev ... SUV Agent #2
Steven Baduske Steven Baduske ... SUV Agent #3
Ivailo Dimitrov Ivailo Dimitrov ... Patrol car cop (as Ivaylo Dimitrov)
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Storyline

An ex-special services veteran (Antonio Banderas), down on his luck and desperate for work, takes a job as a security guard at a run-down mall in a rough area of town. On his first night on the job, he opens the doors up to a distraught and desperate young girl who has escaped and fled from a hijacking of the U.S. Marshal motorcade that was transporting her to testify as a trial witness. Hot on her heels is psychopathic hijacker (Sir Ben Kingsley), alongside his resourceful henchmen, who will stop at nothing to extract and eliminate their witness. Written by https://teaser-trailer.com

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It's going to be a long night.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The 3 wheel motorcycle that Antonio is driving in the mall, is a Can-Am Spyder F3 S. See more »

Goofs

It's clear from the furnishings, the mall's setup and the and the presence of numerous staircases instead of escalators, that the film was made in Europe and not the United States. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Charlie: All you had to do was take the money and look the other way
Eduardo 'Eddie' Deacon: Like you said Charlie... I'm the man in charge
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Antonio Banderas Delivers
1 October 2019 | by lava-70009See all my reviews

You have a decent cast in this movie and a decent plot to boot. Is it a B movie? Yes. Is it bad? No sir. The reason for the title of this review is Banderas really carried this movie. He took the script, strapped it to his waist and dragged it through a filmmaking minefield. There was potential galore for this thing to be bad, but they dodged every bullet. In large part thanks to Banderas. Kingsley delivered his typical ominous badguy-ness and there were some good performances by the others. But Banderas really had the weight of the whole production on his shoulders as his allies left a lot to be desired. He did such a good job of being relatable, emotional but strong, really he gave us a rich, deep character for us to root for.

The writing was actually decent and one thing that really stood out to me about this movie is the pacing. It's really good at giving us breaks when we need it and ramping up the action right when you feel like they should. The scoring was alright, but I'm really getting bored with the typical boomy action movie trumpets and drums. And the tension between the good guys and bad guys creates an engaging dynamic.

There isn't a ton of substance here, admittedly. It's a fairly straight forward action movie. If you're looking for cinema genius, exceptional cinematography, jaw dropping writing, and a thrilling, moving adventure ... I'm sorry to say you will have to look elsewhere. BUT if you want to sit back with a few beers or a bowl and enjoy a good old fashioned (I would go as far to say above average) action movie? You could do a lot worse than Security.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$776,522
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2.35 : 1
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