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The Mule (2018)

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A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Sam Dolnick (inspired by the New York Times Magazine Article "The Sinaloa Cartel's 90-Year Old Drug Mule" by), Nick Schenk
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clint Eastwood ... Earl Stone
Bradley Cooper ... Colin Bates
Taissa Farmiga ... Ginny
Michael Peña ... DEA Agent
Alison Eastwood ... Iris
Andy Garcia ... Laton
Laurence Fishburne ... DEA Special Agent
Dianne Wiest ... Mary
Jill Flint ... Pam
Clifton Collins Jr.
Manny Montana ... Axl
Robert LaSardo ... Emilio
Katie Gill ... Sarah
Noel Gugliemi ... Bald Rob
Ignacio Serricchio ... Julio
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A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

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Rated R for language throughout and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Mule See more »

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was inspired by the story of Leo Sharp, a World War II veteran in his 80s who became the world's oldest and most prolific drug mule for the Sinaloa Cartel. See more »

Goofs

When Earl is outside reconciling with his daughter there are lilies in full bloom yet there are no leaves on the tree. (And presumably it is November as he is invited for Thanksgiving) See more »

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14 December 2018 | by supersaiyanwarriorSee all my reviews

Absolute Eastwood style, just watch it. ONE Of the best eastwood performance.


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