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Spenser Confidential (2020)

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When two Boston police officers are murdered, ex-cop Spenser teams up with his no-nonsense roommate, Hawk, to take down criminals.

Director:

Peter Berg

Writers:

Sean O'Keefe (screenplay by), Brian Helgeland (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Wahlberg ... Spenser
Winston Duke ... Hawk
Alan Arkin ... Henry
Iliza Shlesinger ... Cissy Davis
Michael Gaston ... Captain Boylan
Bokeem Woodbine ... Driscoll
Marc Maron ... Wayne Cosgrove
James DuMont ... Bentwood
Post Malone ... Squeeb (as Austin Post)
Colleen Camp ... Betty
Hope Olaide Wilson ... Letitia (as Hope Olaidé Wilson)
Kip Weeks ... Macklin
Brandon Scales ... Terrence Graham
Ayana Brown ... Federal Agent Burton
Dustin Tucker ... Federal Agent Fingle

'Spenser' Cast Loved It When Mark Wahlberg Got Beat Up

Spencer Confidential stars Mark Wahlberg, Iliza Shlesinger, and Winston Duke discuss the on-set stunt work and where they'd like to see Spenser get a beat down next.

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Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) - an ex-cop better known for making trouble than solving it - just got out of prison and is leaving Boston for good. But first he gets roped into helping his old boxing coach and mentor, Henry (Alan Arkin), with a promising amateur. That's Hawk (Winston Duke), a brash, no-nonsense MMA fighter convinced he'll be a tougher opponent than Spenser ever was. When two of Spenser's former colleagues turn up murdered, he recruits Hawk and his foul-mouthed ex-girlfriend, Cissy (Iliza Shlesinger), to help him investigate and bring the culprits to justice. From director Peter Berg, SPENSER CONFIDENTIAL is an action-comedy co-starring Bokeem Woodbine, Marc Maron and Austin Post. Inspired by Robert B. Parker's Wonderland, a best-selling novel by Ace Atkins. Written by Netflix

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The Law Has Limits. They Don't.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language throughout and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The fifth collaboration between director Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg following Lone Survivor, Patriot's Day, Deepwater Horizon and Mile 22. This is their second Boston-set film following Patriot's Day. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, which takes place during a short time interval, the deciduous trees switch randomly back and forth between full summer green leaf, fall colors, and without any leaves. See more »

Quotes

Spenser: [Hawk grabs the shotgun] No, no, no. You don't get the cool gun.
Hawk: Hawk is the name of the guy with the shotgun. Spencer does your taxes.
Spenser: All is good. I'll give you that one.
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Connections

Remake of Spenser: For Hire (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Marcellus Juvann, Trajuan Jackson, and Ernst Schettini
Performed by Marcellus Juvann
Courtesy of Everyone Lives in the End
By arrangement with Swim Good
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User Reviews

 
You know where it's going, but it stil is entertaining...
6 March 2020 | by Reem750618See all my reviews

If you've seen the trailer, you've seen the movie. There's nothing new in the storyline and it has all been done, but if you like this kind of movie you'll have a great time. I liked the humor in it and the characters are likeable too. I'll gladly watch it again in a few months or so.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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