Contraband (2012 movie)

2012 film by Baltasar Kormákur

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]

Directed byBaltasar Kormákur
Screenplay byAaron Guzikowski
Based onReykjavík-Rotterdam written by
Arnaldur Indriðason
Óskar Jónasson
Produced byTim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Baltasar Kormákur
Stephen Levinson
Mark Wahlberg
StarringMark Wahlberg
Kate Beckinsale
Ben Foster
Giovanni Ribisi
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
Edited byElísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Music byClinton Shorter
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
Budget$25 million[1][2]
Box office$96,262,212[2]

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  1. "Weekend Box Office: Audiences Smuggle Contraband Into The Number One Spot Over 'Beauty & The Beast 3D". indieWire. January 15, 2012. Archived from the original on November 8, 2015. Retrieved August 21, 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. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2012.
  4. "Contraband -". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2012.

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