Criminal

Criminal
CIA Agent Bill Pope is on a mission in London to track down a shadowy hacker named 'The Dutchman'. When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into a dangerous ex-convict. When he wakes up Pope's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and eliminate him before the hacker launches ICBMs and starts World War III.
Title Criminal
Release Date 2016-04-07
Runtime
Genres Action Crime Science Fiction Thriller Mystery Drama
Production Companies BenderSpink, Campbell Grobman Films, Criminal Productions, Fipex Holding, Lionsgate, Millennium Films
Production Countries United Kingdom, United States of America

Reviews

Reno
**A man with the two minds!** This is a very familiar theme, but a different format and gives a different scientific excuse to execute the story. It is kind of 'Face/off' and 'Self/less' meets the 'Hardcore Henry'. It has some decent stunt sequences, but most of the film was just running and chasing around. And then there's a youngster whose involvement was the centre of the narration. It all begins when an American secret agent was killed before completing his mission in the London. The important data from his brain were transmitted to a prison serving convict and then after the surgery he goes loose. So the man hunt begins against the running out of the time where the original mission needs to be accomplished. How the rest of the story shapes up were a fast paced action-thriller. Something I don't like in the todays films are the open ending keeping in mind a sequel. This was an average box office film, but they might make another film. Wonderful cast, though. There are too many big names and everybody did the brief roles, except Kevin Costner in the main character, a tough one. But I did not know it was his film till I watch. In the poster he looked like somebody else. Though he did well along with the others, particularly Gal Gadot who I saw recently as Wonder Woman and now as an ordinary wife. A swift pace, but the story was nothing, overly depended on the star value as well as the stunts and the technical quality. Overall film was okay kind, partially entertaining, because of the performances. 6/10

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