• The International (2009)

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Release Date: February 13th, 2009

DVD Release Date: June 9th, 2009

R|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
Interpol agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) joins forces with New York prosecutor Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) to put an end to a powerful bank's funding of terrorism. As they follow the money from Germany to Italy to New York to Turkey, Salinger and Whitman find their own lives are at risk from those who will stop at nothing to protect their interests.

Cast: Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ulrich Thomsen, Brian F. O'Byrne, Michel Voletti, Patrick Baladi, Jay Villiers

Director: Tom Tykwer

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Atlas Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Motion is in copious supply -- a frenzied shootout at Manhattan's Guggenheim Museum grows interminable -- but the workings of the abstract plot are unfathomable, the characters are unpleasant and a couple of assassinations leave us as cold as the corpses. show more

  • A decent thriller that should have been dazzling, is nothing if not topical. show more

  • Where "Run Lola Run" was like a perpetual-motion machine, The International seems to forever be stopping in its own tracks. Tykwer takes coffee breaks to explain the convoluted and dicey plot. show more

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