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Must Watch: Tom Tykwer's The International Trailer With Clive Owen!

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September 11, 2008
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The International Trailer

The International is Tom Tykwer's latest film about an Interpol agent, played by Clive Owen, who attempts to expose a high-profile financial institution's role in an international arms dealing ring. We haven't actually seen Owen in a film since Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Shoot 'Em Up last year and watch this trailer reminds me why I love the guy so damn much. Additionally, Tom Tykwer is a fascinating director who can pull off incredibly visceral and thrilling films, like Perfume, one of my personal favorite films from last year. Maybe this is Clive Owen's answer to Daniel Craig ending up as James Bond, since this has that feeling, but at the same time this just looks like it'll be an awesome action flick on its own.

Watch the trailer for The International:

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You can also watch The International trailer in High Definition on Apple

The International is directed by German filmmaker Tom Tykwer, of Run, Lola, Run and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer previously. The original script was penned by first-time screenwriter Eric Singer. Sony Pictures is releasing The International in theaters everywhere on February 13th, 2009.

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Reader Feedback - 32 Comments

1

hell yea, action/thriller.

Darrin on Sep 11, 2008

2

Great director Check Great actors DoubleCheck story about international conspiracy Check i am there.

buttons on Sep 11, 2008

3

Wow looks very interesting.

Sean on Sep 11, 2008

4

This looks awesome! A shoot-out scene in the Guggenheim? Im sold. Naomi Watts looks cute as ever. Too bad we have to wait this long though.

Sweet on Sep 11, 2008

5

Man that looks awesome!! Clive owen needs to redeem himself after shoot out.

Unseen on Sep 11, 2008

6

Something about this seems weird and wrong and stupid. I don't know what it is.

DCompose on Sep 11, 2008

7

yeah, it needs a faster trailer. Amp up the action a bit.

Buttons on Sep 11, 2008

8

Looks really good, can't wait to see it

Keith on Sep 11, 2008

9

no matter what's coming up, since Owen is there - it's gonna be at least half good!

Pavel Sestakov on Sep 12, 2008

10

Unseen ... what are you talking about? Do you mean Shoot 'em up? If so ... what are you talking about??? That was a superb little film - unrelenting, amusing, tongue-in-cheek action. Judging by your other posts on this site I think you feedback FIRST, watch movies SECOND.

mrbobbyboy on Sep 12, 2008

11

Looks very interesting. Tom Tykwer is a great director and both Owen and Watts are really good actors so I'm really looking forward to seeing the movie.

Andreas on Sep 12, 2008

12

if he did get cast as bond...

fanboy d on Sep 12, 2008

13

Naomi Watts is so hot

james on Sep 12, 2008

14

What we need is - Shoot'Em Up 2: Still Shootin'

StabmasterArson on Sep 12, 2008

15

Wondering if anyone would recommend Perfume: Story of a Murderer...it never really peaked my interest and when it didn't get a wide release kind of slipped under my radar. It seems to be 50/50 on rottentomatoes too so that's not very comforting, but now that Alex is saying it was one of his favs my interest is quite peaked. So yay or nay for Perfume?

Peloquin on Sep 12, 2008

16

He really should've been Bond, and he's a better actor and has been in better movies. Craig will never make a movie as badass as Children of Men.

Darunia on Sep 12, 2008

17

I was really rooting for Clive Owen to take over the role of James Bond. I think he would have done a good job. After watching him in the BMW films I was ready. But Daniel Craig has really taken Bond to a new level. And it was he who insisted on rewrites of the character and story for Casino Royal. I think this move by Owen is a really smart one. His strength is in his ability to portray the inner complexity of a character. Look forward to it!

Bryanmakeup on Sep 12, 2008

18

Never even heard of this before, but it looks awesome! I now have plans for Valentines Day 2009, girlfriend or no. I never did see Perfume. It seemed to fly through the theaters faster than an Olympic swimmer through Chinese waters. Doesn't Clive Owen just give off one of those cool-without-really-trying vibes? Like Bruce Willis in the 80's.

kevjohn on Sep 12, 2008

19

Double check me!, im on it!, Clive Owen! welcome back bro'!.

AndrU on Sep 12, 2008

20

Can anyone tell me what music is used in the trailer?

Vishal on Sep 12, 2008

21

looks like fun

Dusty on Sep 12, 2008

22

I knew that looked familiar. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sixmode/2851753574/sizes/o/ Same set was used in Ghostrider. Either way, movie looks good.

Chris on Sep 12, 2008

23

I heard about this a while back and I admire Clive Owen for his choice of roles... except for Shoot 'em Up. Very interested in seeing this one. Also, I was very excited when I heard the initial rumors that Owen would be the next Bond, but I think he and Craig are evenly matched in different ways to take on the Bond role.

JL on Sep 12, 2008

24

clive owen is god

Not You on Sep 13, 2008

25

sorry but, this movie looks like a filler movie. If you dont know what that is then to fucken bad. one man cant takedown a corporation like that. toooooo far fetched.

Ray G!!!! on Sep 13, 2008

26

Love Watts and looks good. Hopefully they reshot a majority of it though. They pushed this back a while ago and I know some people that went to early test screenigns and they were pretty negative.

Ryan on Sep 13, 2008

27

they used a scene from ghost rider

Darren on Sep 13, 2008

28

Naomi Watts! LOVE her.

Frame on Sep 13, 2008

29

Looks pretty cool, but those cut-ins are just lame. Those shots were definitely from Black Hawk Down, and they definitely don't cut in as well as the Ghost Rider shot. They're not even in the same locale!

Zamora on Sep 14, 2008

30

This trailer has no credits of the director and the production companies. And the official site (http://www.everybodypays.com/) shows the release date Feb.20, though in the trailer Feb.13. I’m not familiar with promoting movies , so I don’t know whether such a thing often happens. Anyone knows? Sorry in poor English. P.S. I'm looking forward to it. Love Clive.

y on Sep 14, 2008

31

#14: YES.

-Peter- on Oct 6, 2008

32

response to #15--Yay--I highly recommend "Perfume". One of the best films I've ever seen.

Artrimb on Jan 7, 2009

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