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The International (2009)

The International

Overview


Genre

Thriller

Release Date

February 13, 2009

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

118 min.

Studio

Columbia Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Tom Tykwer

Producer

Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Lloyd Phillips, Steve Chasman

Screenwriter

Eric Singer

Starring

  • Clive Owen as Louis Salinger
  • Naomi Watts as Eleanor Whitman
  • Armin Mueller-Stahl
  • Ulrich Thomsen
  • Jack McGee
  • Brian F. O'Byrne
  • Victor Slezak
  • Remy Auberjonois

Story


In The International, a gripping thriller, Interpol Agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. Uncovering myriad and reprehensible illegal activities, Salinger and Whitman follow the money from Berlin to Milan to New York to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as their targets will stop at nothing - even murder - to continue financing terror and war.

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Olivia Palermo, Brad Leinhardt
"The International" New York Premiere - Arrivals
Feb 09, 2009
Olivia Palermo
"The International" New York Premiere - Arrivals
Feb 09, 2009

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..a well-made and handsome drama..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..one of the chattiest action-dramas in recent memory..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
“..so audacious, so supremely well crafted..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]