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Cold Pursuit (2019)

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A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son.

Director:

Hans Petter Moland

Writers:

Frank Baldwin (screenplay by), Kim Fupz Aakeson (based on the movie 'Kraftidioten' written by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Neeson ... Nels Coxman
Laura Dern ... Grace Coxman
Micheál Richardson ... Kyle Coxman
Michael Eklund ... Speedo
Bradley Stryker ... Limbo
Wesley MacInnes ... Dante
Tom Bateman ... Trevor 'Viking' Calcote
Domenick Lombardozzi ... Mustang
Nicholas Holmes Nicholas Holmes ... Ryan
Jim Shield ... Jaded Coroner
Aleks Paunovic ... Detective Osgard
Glenn Ennis ... Night Club Bouncer
Benjamin Hollingsworth ... Dexter
John Doman ... John 'Gip' Gipsky
Emmy Rossum ... Kim Dash

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Storyline

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.

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Revenge is best served cold. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, drug material, and some language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Filmed in March 2017, but not released until February 2019. See more »

Goofs

When "Viking" arrives to Nels' home (ca. 1:37), the camera man is clearly visible in the window of the car, once its door is opened. See more »

Quotes

Nels Coxman: I'm gonna kill him, Brock.
Brock: Sure you are. What makes you think you can kill a man?
Nels Coxman: I've killed three of his guys.
Brock: What did you do with the bodies?
Nels Coxman: Wrapped them in chicken wire, threw them on the gorge.
Brock: Chicken wire?
Nels Coxman: Yeah, to let the fish get at them. They'll eat the flesh off the bones. So the bodies don't fill with gas and rise. They stay at the bottom.
Brock: Where did you learn that?
Nels Coxman: I read it in a crime novel.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

In India, the censors ordered the muting of a profane verbal reference to Indians, addition of an anti-smoking disclaimer in the beginning and middle of the film, and the addition of an anti smoking static caption wherever the smoking scenes appeared. See more »

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References Bambi (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wish I Had a Girl
Written by Henry Lee Summer
Published by BMG Rights Management UK Ltd., a BMG Company
Performed by Henry Lee Summer
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
Licensed by Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
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Cold Pursuit
15 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

Blood, Vengeance, and Brutal deaths, love it! This is an exemplar of a good action movie to watch. Liam Neeson at his best work.


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UK | Norway | China | Canada | USA | France

Language:

English | Vietnamese | Shoshoni

Release Date:

8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,030,233, 10 February 2019

Gross USA:

$32,138,862

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,419,755
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2.39 : 1
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