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The Contract (Kontrakt)

2 Ratings: 3.5
A movie directed by Bruce Beresford

The Contract is a 2006 film directed by Bruce Beresford and written by the late television writer Stephen Katz and John Darrouzet. A cat-and-mouse thriller, The Contract stars Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman as assassin Frank Carden and John Cusack as teacher … see full wiki

Director: Bruce Beresford
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release Date: 24 July 2007 (USA)
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about The Contract (Kontrakt)
review by . May 26, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
There's nothing flashy or showy in The Contract - and there doesn't need to be. It's beautifully shot, as well-acted as it needs to be, and hits on all the right notes. Simply put, this is a movie that gets it right, without making a lot of unnecessary noise.      Part of that formula is in the cast. When you have two actors like Morgan Freeman and John Cusack - both almost instantly likeable in any role - as characters on opposite sides, you immediately set up a …
review by . November 01, 2008
Oh dear me, what a shallow film   It lacks a decent plot   If someone asks you to buy this,   Pretend that you forgot     A teacher and his teenaged son   Are working on their bonding   The boy has started acting up   And hasn't been responding     They start out hiking through the woods   And just as they are passin'   Down the river sails a car   Containing an assassin …
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