• The Rundown (2003)

The Rundown

Release Date: September 26th, 2003

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 2004

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Beck (The Rock) is a tight-lipped bounty hunter who doesn't like to use a gun and accepts any job without asking questions. When Beck's employer, Walker (William Lucking), sends him to the Amazon to locate Walker's cocky son, Travis (Seann William Scott), Beck discovers a population controlled by a tyrannical treasure hunter (Christopher Walken). To survive, Beck and Travis must work together, without their affections for a mysterious rebel (Rosario Dawson) getting in the way.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Rosario Dawson, Christopher Walken, Ewen Bremner, Jon Gries, William Lucking, Ernie Reyes Jr.

Director: Peter Berg

Genres: Comedy , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Universal Pictures, WWE Films, IM3 Entertainment, Misher Films, Strike Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Murder , Pursuit , Witty , Son , Love triangle , 2000s , Rescue ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Somehow the star emerges from this mess smelling like pure testosterone. You can't stop the Rock. show more

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Those not in the smackdown frame of mind will find an overabundance of head-butts, body slams and pounding aural effects -- this is a definite contender for loudest film of the year -- but also will discover instances of innovative, spectacular stuntwork and, though the comic interplay often falls flat, a story with heart. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    There's no doubt, though, that The Rundown will be a crowd-pleaser, despite a forgettable title and lots of roughness around the production's edges. It's a comedy-adventure with a frivolous soul.

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