Contraband (2012 movie)

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Contraband
Directed byBaltasar Kormákur
Produced byTim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Baltasar Kormákur
Stephen Levinson
Mark Wahlberg
Screenplay byAaron Guzikowski
Based onReykjavík-Rotterdam written by
Arnaldur Indriðason
Óskar Jónasson
StarringMark Wahlberg
Kate Beckinsale
Ben Foster
Giovanni Ribisi
Music byClinton Shorter
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
Edited byElísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Production
company
Relativity Media
Working Title Films
Blueeyes Productions
Leverage Entertainment
Closest to the Hole Productions
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • January 13, 2012 (2012-01-13)
Running time
110 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$25 million[1][2]
Box office$96,262,212[2]

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.[3] Contraband was released to DVD on April 24, 2012 with a rating of R.[4]

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Kazakhstan 12 January 2012
 Malaysia 12 January 2012
 Russia 12 January 2012
 Singapore 12 January 2012
 Slovenia 12 January 2012
 Thailand 12 January 2012
 Bulgaria 13 January 2012
 Canada 13 January 2012
 Pakistan 13 January 2012
 United States 13 January 2012
 United Arab Emirates 19 January 2012
 Israel 19 January 2012
 Cambodia 19 January 2012
 Kuwait 19 January 2012
 Ukraine 19 January 2012
 Estonia 20 January 2012
 Iceland 20 January 2012
 Romania 20 January 2012
 Taiwan 20 January 2012
 Egypt 25 January 2012
 Indonesia 25 January 2012
 Philippines 25 January 2012
 Czech Republic 26 January 2012
 India 26 January 2012
 Lebanon 26 January 2012
 Slovakia 26 January 2012
 Syria 26 January 2012
 Poland 27 January 2012
 Hong Kong 9 February 2012
 Mexico 17 February 2012
 Australia 23 February 2012
 New Zealand 23 February 2012
 Portugal 1 March 2012
 Netherlands 8 March 2012
 Belgium 14 March 2012
 Germany 15 March 2012
 Greece 15 March 2012
 Croatia 15 March 2012
 Austria 16 March 2012
 Spain 16 March 2012
 Finland 16 March 2012
 United Kingdom 16 March 2012
 Ireland 16 March 2012
 Norway 16 March 2012
 Turkey 16 March 2012
 South Africa 16 March 2012
 Denmark 22 March 2012
 Hungary 22 March 2012
 South Korea 22 March 2012
 Lithuania 23 March 2012
 Nigeria 23 March 2012
 Brazil 27 April 2012
 France 16 May 2012
 Peru 17 May 2012
 Venezuela 18 May 2012
 Ecuador 15 June 2012
 Uruguay 29 June 2012
 Bolivia 12 July 2012
 Italy 25 July 2012
 Qatar 21 March 2013
 Japan 15 June 2013

Cast[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Weekend Box Office: Audiences Smuggle Contraband Into The Number One Spot Over 'Beauty & The Beast 3D". indieWire. January 15, 2012. 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.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Contraband (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
  3. "Extras needed for 'Contraband' in New Orleans". On Location Vacations. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
  4. "Contraband - CompleteSeasonDVDs.com". Retrieved 14 May 2012.

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