Watch: UK Trailer for Action Thriller 'Contraband' with Mark Wahlberg

November 8, 2011
Source: MSN

Contraband Trailer

"Now that is a world class smuggler, man!" A brand new UK trailer for Universal's remake of Reykjavik-Rotterdam retitled Contraband has arrived thanks to MSN UK, and it's worth seeing. This is the first time I've ever heard anyone use a track from Daft Punk's Tron Legacy score as trailer music, but I guess it works. Contraband stars Mark Wahlberg as a smuggler who has to do one more job to save his family, but things go awry and all hell breaks loose. The official US trailer hit a few months back. It's also great to see Lukas Haas in this trailer briefly, along with Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi. Take a look!

Watch the newest UK trailer for Baltasar Kormákur's Contraband, straight from MSN UK:

Chris Farraday long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a deal for his ruthless boss, he's forced back into doing what he does best — running contraband — to settle the debt.

Contraband is directed by Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur, an actor and director of films including 101 Reykjavík, The Sea, A Little Trip to Heaven, Jay City, Brúðguminn and Inhale previously. This is a remake of the 2008 film Reykjavik-Rotterdam, which Baltasar Kormákur also appeared in, featuring a new screenplay adaptation by Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners). Working Title & Universal will release Contraband in theaters everywhere starting on January 13th, 2012, early next year. Anyone interested in seeing this?

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  • Sigurjongt  Reykjavík Rotterdam original movie trailer
    • peloquin
      Wow, both of those trailers look pretty badass.  May have to watch the original first now.
    • Sigurjongt
      Baltasar Kormakur, the guy who direct Contraband, plays the main role in the original......
  • Andy
    Errr...Isn't that the track from X-men: First Class?
    • Danimal
      The first song is. The rest are from the Tron soundtrack
      • Whaaaat? Do they just pass the music around? I suppose the soundtrack guys get royalties regardless?
      • The song after the tron music sounds like moby violent bear it away
  • Yeah, not going to watch the trailer with that annoying ad in front of it.
    • peloquin
      Yea, I hate waiting 30 seconds to watch something for free that I will enjoy.  Seriously man, how do you think Alex makes any money?  Do you think this site would exist at all if it wasn't for his loyal sponsors?
  • Chris Batty
    Walhberg is played out. Zero interest in any of his work. 
  • Wakecycle
    Just can't buy Marky Mark s a tough guy. I keep waiting for him to bust a half-step every time he moves.
  • Wrrhjfgjfhk
    I just read the English version script - pretty strong, but damn, that old "bag-of-salt slowly melts and up floats the air bag with the goodies" is tired, tired, tired...
  • Soundboard86
    What Tron Music was that from 1:08 to 1:37?




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