Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. Based on the Spanish-language film.
A young couple's dream of starting a family shatters as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive an evil presence that wants nothing more than their very own ... See full summary »
Quiet family man and hard-working snowplow driver Nels is the lifeblood of a glitzy resort town in the Rocky Mountains because he is the one who keeps the winter roads clear. He and his wife live in a comfortable cabin away from the tourists. The town has just awarded him "Citizen of the Year." But Nels has to leave his quiet mountain life when his son is murdered by a powerful drug lord. As a man who has nothing to lose he is stoked by a drive for vengeance. This unlikely hero uses his hunting skills and transforms from an ordinary man into a skilled killer as he sets out to dismantle the cartel. Nels' actions ignite a turf war between a manically unpredictable gangster known as Viking and a rival gang boss. Justice is served in one final spectacular confrontation that will leave (almost) no one unscathed.
The New York premiere for the movie was canceled after Neeson made controversial remarks in an interview to promote it that he had once spent a week looking for a random black man to kill in revenge for the rape of a friend by a black man. See more »
In the final gun battle, many of the guns exhibited muzzle flashes, but there was no action in the gun, i.e. hammer did not release, gun slide did not move, etc. See more »
This film has no opening credits, except for the title itself. All throughout the entire film, immediately after a character is killed, the screen cuts to black, and the character's name, and nickname, is displayed. See more »
Written by René Dif / Claus Norreen / Lene Nystrøm / Søren Rasted / Karsten Dahlgaard / Johnny Mosegaard Pedersen
Published by Universal/MCA Music Ltd. on behalf of Universal/MCA Music Scand AB & Warner/Chappell Music Denmark A/s (Koda)
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Performed by Aqua
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Liam Neeson has the kind of no nonsense persona that is called for here. He's just a pleasure to imagine in dangerous situations, and in this story he's aided by some of the most palpable supporting performances I've seen lately. Some of my favorites were Tom Jackson as White Bull, Tom Bateman as Viking, Emmy Rossum as Kim, Julia Jones as the wife and I could go on, all these people and more are a delight and give the movie flavor and texture.
I found this film as entertaining as any I've seen lately. I understand it's a remake of a foreign film, well, they've done a great job Americanizing it. It falls slighltly apart bu the end but by then it's earned a pass.
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