The Contract

The Contract

Morgan Freeman
Director: Bruce Beresford Cast: Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
, John Cusack
John Cusack
, Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Bruce Beresford

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Overview

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer in director Bruce Beresford's forest-bound thriller. Ray Keene (John Cusack) has lost his wife, and now the grieving father is looking to reconnect with his young son (Jamie Anderson) with a much-needed hike into the wilderness. But Ray and his son aren't alone in nature, because high profile assassin Frank Cardin (Morgan Freeman) has ventured into nature with the malevolent intentions of fulfilling a contract to kill an extremely powerful businessman. When Frank's hit goes awry and he ends up in the custody of U.S. Marshalls, the situation quickly spins out of control as a small army of loyal mercenaries draw their guns in a violent attempt to free their notorious compatriot. Later stumbling upon the chaotic situation, Ray does his best to protect his son while ensuring that Frank doesn't escape justice. Though Frank's men aren't willing to let their boss go to prison without a fight, Ray vows to do the right thing as help suddenly comes from the most unlikely of places.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/02/2008
UPC: 0687797119643
Original Release: 2007
Rating: R
Source: Alchemy / Millennium
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:36:00

Special Features

Inside The Contract Documentary; ; Photo Gallery; Previews

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Morgan Freeman Frank Carden
John Cusack Ray Keene
Jamie Anderson Chris Keene
Alice Krige Miles
Megan Dodds Sandra
Corey Johnson Davis
Jonathan Hyde Turner
Bill Smitrovich Wainwright
Anthony Warren Royko
Ned Bellamy Evans

Technical Credits
Bruce Beresford Director
Normand Corbeil Score Composer
Rich Cowan Asst. Director
John Darrouzet Co-producer,Screenwriter
Boaz Davidson Executive Producer
Danny Dimbort Executive Producer
Randall Emmett Producer
George Furla Producer
Andreas Grosch Executive Producer
Kate Healey Costumes/Costume Designer
Sheila Jaffe Casting
Vladimir Kaloyanov Sound/Sound Designer
Stephen Katz Co-producer,Screenwriter
Avi Lerner Producer
Danny Lerner Producer
Lori McCreary Executive Producer
Herbert Pinter Production Designer
Andreas Schmid Producer
Trevor Short Executive Producer
Dante Spinotti Cinematographer
John Thompson Executive Producer
Mark Warner Editor
Les Weldon Producer
Jeremy Zimmerman Casting

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Contract
1. Main Title [8:46]
2. A Better Deal [7:26]
3. Nature Calls [7:04]
4. Call 911 [8:14]
5. The Storm [9:54]
6. Stopping For a Picnic [8:54]
7. Something Screwed Up [7:35]
8. Over Here [:14]
9. Lily Lake [7:56]
10. Give Us Carden [5:43]
11. Hammond Senior [7:48]
12. End Credits [10:01]

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