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The Courier (2012)

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A specialist carrier is hired to deliver a mysterious case to the underworld's most dangerous hitman.

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A specialist carrier is hired to deliver a mysterious case to the underworld's most dangerous hitman.

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Rated R for violence including some torture, and language | See all certifications »

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17 May 2012 (Kuwait)  »

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$15,500,000 (estimated)
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The fancy black watch worn by the Courier, that counts down his missions, and has multiple close-ups, is a Suunto X-Lander Military. See more »

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When the Courier wakes up in the morning, his wrist watch is near the clock alarm. In the next shot it has disappeared. See more »

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The Courier: I deliver packages, I don't chase ghosts.
FBI Agent: It looks to me like the ghost is now chasing you.
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Referenced in Sons of Guns: Movie Gun/Leopard Gun (2011) See more »

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A wasted opportunity
5 April 2012 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

As a fan of 'the transporter', I looked forward to this, because it's 'the courier'...which means basically the same. Only this time, not so much with cars. The movie started out great, getting to know the courier and his type of work, just finishing a job. He is then forced into his next job, which is a bit out of his comfort zone - making an unknown delivery to an unfindable crime lord - played by Mickey Rourke! The premise allowed for so much, I was genuinely excited by now - but I soon got disappointed. As a whole, the delivered briefcase, the job, and the impossible plot made no sense. All the obligatory elements in the movie viewed apart - the sidekicks, the stolen airplane, the torture, the assassins, the bugged apartments, the murders, the arrests, anagrams, and much more... - had a feel of pointlessness and irrelevance to it, as if someone just grabbed some spy story ingredients and threw them together. Our courier stumbles through his unlikely adventure to complete his job and gets, true to the movie, an ironic surprise ending that made no sense. A total let-down.


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