|Directed by||Baltasar Kormákur|
|Produced by||Tim Bevan
|Screenplay by||Aaron Guzikowski|
|Music by||Clinton Shorter|
|Editing by||Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir|
Working Title Films
Closest to the Hole Productions
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Release date(s)||January 13, 2012|
|Running time||110 minutes|
Contraband is an American action crime thriller movie. It was directed by Baltasar Kormákur. It stars Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale. The movie is a remake of the 2008 Icelandic movie Reykjavík-Rotterdam which starred Kormákur. Contraband was released on January 13, 2012 in the United States by Universal Pictures. Filming took place in New Orleans, Louisiana and Panama City. Contraband was released to DVD on April 24, 2012 with a rating of R.
Cast[change | edit source]
- Mark Wahlberg as Chris Farraday
- Kate Beckinsale as Kate Farraday
- Ben Foster as Sebastian Abney
- Caleb Landry Jones as Andy
- Giovanni Ribisi as Tim Briggs
- Lukas Haas as Danny Raymer
- J. K. Simmons as Captain Redmond Camp
- Diego Luna as Gonzalo
- Robert Wahlberg as John Bryce
- Jaqueline Fleming as Jeanie Goldare
- William Lucking as Bud Farraday
- David O'Hara as Jim Church
References[change | edit source]
- "Weekend Box Office: Audiences Smuggle Contraband Into The Number One Spot Over 'Beauty & The Beast 3D". indieWire. January 15, 2012. http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/weekend-box-office-audiences-smuggle-contraband-into-the-number-one-spot. "this is a solid win for Universal, who spent $40 million on the Mark Wahlberg project, gambling that the film would open uncharacteristically big for an R-rated January offering."
- "Contraband (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=contraband.htm. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
- "Extras needed for ‘Contraband’ in New Orleans". On Location Vacations. http://www.onlocationvacations.com/2011/01/05/extras-needed-for-contraband-in-new-orleans/. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
- "Contraband - CompleteSeasonDVDs.com". http://www.completeseasondvds.com/dvd-info/B005LAIGLE/Contraband.html. Retrieved 14 May 2012.