Synopsis: Chris Faraday once smuggled illegal items or contraband into the country on freighters. He left that life behind, got married, has a family and went legit. But when his brother-in-law got involved with Briggs, a drug dealer and when he blew a deal, Briggs demands restitution which he can't deliver. So Chris offers to find a way to pay Briggs but then he threatens Chris' family if he doesn't deliver. So he gets on a freighter destined for Panama and he sets out to bring back some counterfeit currency. Briggs "goes to see" Chris' family. When Chris learns of this he asks his friend Sebastian to take care of them which he does. He tells Chris that it would be better to bring drugs instead of the cash.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Baltasar Kormákur
Production: Universal Pictures
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109 min

What the f*ck

happened, Andy?

It was an accident.

You know what?

You're a shitty liar,

so don't even fucking try.

Look at me when

I'm talking to you.

I was running something.

We got boarded,

and I dumped it.

You dumped what?

The coke.

Oh, f*ck.

It was

over 10 pounds.

For who?

For Tim Briggs

and those guys.

They're going to kill me.

Andy, they're not

going to kill you.

It was a lot of stuff.

I'm sorry.

You should be

fucking sorry.

Is he all right?

No, the little fuckhead

was running something

and he dumped it.

Now he owes.

Who? Who does he owe?

Tim Briggs.

Ask around,

see what you can

find out, all right?

How is Kate?

Not good.

I can't believe

he did that.

When I quit,

I told him to stay

away from these guys.

Please, if you had

anything to do with this,

just tell me right now.

I just told you.


He's my little brother.

I know. I'm going to

take care of it.

I got you.

I'll call you

in the morning.

Okay, no problem.

Good night.

So you said

King Security

put the system in?

That's right.

A lot of good it did.

It's a decent system,

but your locks are a joke.

Anybody who knows

the response time

is going to be able

to get in and out.


Can you excuse me

for one second, sir?


What's going on?

It's about Briggs,

Kyle's brother.

Yeah, and?

I don't know, hold on.

Guys! Guys!

How are we doing today?

Is my office still going

to be done last week?

You having a nice morning?



Briggs got out of

prison two months ago.

He hangs out

at the Old Point Bar.

I'll pop over there

after I'm done work and

see if I can talk to him.

Sorry about that, sir.

The cameras are

nice and small,

they'll fit right up

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Aaron Guzikowski

Aaron Guzikowski is an American screenwriter. He is best known for writing the 2013 film Prisoners and creating the 2014 television series The Red Road. more…

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