Written September 17, 2014
I thought this was just a good movie - I think the previews really hyped it up to be better than it was but overall I enjoyed the movie. I was a little disappointed with the ending.
Written March 31, 2015
Story line reminded us once again that government officials and politicians just can't be trusted. Mark Wahlberg did the same role as in other movies, but Russell Crowe did do a nice change by being the crooked politician. Maybe better to rent than see in theaters.
Written January 16, 2013
The storyline is actually well conceived. It's the screenplay that puts you to sleep. It's one of those films where there is no suspense. It tries to deliver on this upper level detective drama and it just falls flat. Waste of talent and time. Rent Contraband instead.
Written November 30, 2014
I loved the movie...Mark Wahlberg was perfect in his role...He always plays his part realistically...Russell Crowe was perfect as the corrupt mayor, and Catherine Zeta Jones is beautiful to watch in any role she plays. The story had many twists and turns, but the audience is captured from the beginning to the end of the movie.
Perhaps they could write a sequel to this film, with Mark Wahlberg in prison....
Written December 27, 2014
A very solid crime thriller, with terrific performances from everyone in the cast.
Lots of twists that, though at times made the plot convoluted, were no less fun and surprising in some cases.
It was great to see Catherine Zeta-Jones back and in fine form, vamping it up as Hostettler's (sp?) wife.
It's a very good movie. Go see it!