January 13, 2012
Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use
Mark Wahlberg leads the cast of Contraband, a white-knuckle action-thriller about a man trying to stay out of a world he worked hard to leave behind and the family he’ll do anything to protect. Set in New Orleans, the film explores the cutthroat underground world of international smuggling—full of desperate criminals and corrupt officials, high-stakes and big payoffs—where loyalty rarely exists and death is one wrong turn away.
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If there's one thing Marky Mark is good at these days, it's being a badass. Whether playing an up-and-coming boxer or a military sniper, the former rapper knows how to throw a punch and look all-menacingly like. Even when his movies aren't very good, you know you're going to get an energetic, badass performance from the guy*. Takes Contraband
, his latest movie. It's routine and unremarkable, but Mark Wahlberg does what he does best: play a badass, and that's enough. Full movie review »