• Parker (2013)

Parker

Release Date: January 25th, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 21st, 2013

R |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Daring, ruthless and meticulous, Parker (Jason Statham) is one of the most successful thieves in the business. But when his latest robbery turns deadly because of a careless crew member, he declines to join crime boss Melander (Michael Chiklis) and his gang for another heist. The crooks turn on Parker and leave him for dead. Parker survives and vows vengeance, tracing the gang to Palm Beach. There, he joins forces with an unlikely ally (Jennifer Lopez) to hijack the gang's next big score.

Cast: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce, Clifton Collins Jr., Bobby Cannavale, Patti LuPone, Carlos Carrasco

Director: Taylor Hackford

Genres: Action , Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Sierra/Affinity, Current Entertainment, Incentive Filmed Entertainment, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Alexander/Mitchell Productions

Distributors: FilmDistrict

Keywords: 2010s, Forbidden love, Tense, Brooding, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The essence of this grindingly violent movie can be summed up by what Parker says of his handgun to a terrified clerk at a check-cashing service: "It's small, but it hurts." show more

  • 75
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    Even the people who griped about Tom Cruise being cast as the towering Jack Reacher will have to admit Statham fits nicely in Parker's shoes. show more

  • 70
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    The picture is far from great, but it's a serviceable B-movie with some A-list talent on a slumming expedition. show more

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