Cold Pursuit (2019) torrent download

Cold Pursuit

2019

Action / Adventure / Comedy / Crime / Drama / Thriller

6.2

Synopsis

Quiet family man and hard-working snowplow driver Nels is the lifeblood of a glitzy resort town in the Rocky Mountains because he is the one who keeps the winter roads clear. He and his wife live in a comfortable cabin away from the tourists. The town has just awarded him "Citizen of the Year." But Nels has to leave his quiet mountain life when his son is murdered by a powerful drug lord. As a man who has nothing to lose he is stoked by a drive for vengeance. This unlikely hero uses his hunting skills and transforms from an ordinary man into a skilled killer as he sets out to dismantle the cartel. Nels' actions ignite a turf war between a manically unpredictable gangster known as Viking and a rival gang boss. Justice is served in one final spectacular confrontation that will leave (almost) no one unscathed.

Director

Hans Petter Moland

Cast

Liam Neeson
as Nels Coxman
Laura Dern
as Grace Coxman
Michael Eklund
as Steve "Speedo" Milliner
Bradley Stryker
as Jacob "Limbo" Rutman
Wesley MacInnes
as Dante Ferstel
Tom Bateman
as Trevor 'Viking' Calcote

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by MR_Heraclius 8 /10

Cold Pursuit

Blood, Vengeance, and Brutal deaths, love it! This is an exemplar of a good action movie to watch. Liam Neeson at his best work.

Reviewed by shammaarb-47379 8 /10

Why boycott?

There were social media movements to boycott the movie due to Liam Neeson's comments about what he did 40 years ago after his friend was raped. Two of my workmates decided not to support his movies anymore.

This doesn't make sense to me because Liam Neeson wasnt "exposed" - it wasn't dug up by someone else. He personally related the story in the context of saying why those thoughts are destructive and wrong.

But their decision, their loss.

About the movie...

It's certainly not what I expected but as other reviews have said, once you understand what they were going for it becomes very enjoyable. Don't expect Taken 4 (or 3...how many did they make?) - It's more like Fargo. If you liked the movie or the TV show, this is right up your alley.

Reviewed by dogmaticdogs 8 /10

Great Film Once You Understand Its Intention, With a Beautifully Surreal Depiction of Denver

This film was not what I was expecting but once I understood and came to grips with the fact it was a dark comedy, in a Fargo-esque sort of way, and a parody of revenge killing films, rather than meant to be taken seriously other than for its beautiful absurdity, I started to really enjoy it.

The whole movie was fun escapism with gratuitous violence, and hyper-exaggerated cliché portrayals of Native Americans, crime bosses and average men being local heroes, etc. Not to mention an exponentially growing kill tally. What is not to love?

It was a special treat for those of us that live in Denver, as although much of the movie was supposed to take place here, none of the neighborhoods, architecture, streets, buildings, trees, landscaping, mountain ranges, etc. matched anything close to what really exists in Denver. I spent the entire movie looking for something I could place as actually being in Denver, but I came up empty. Instead, a totally fictitious version thereof was portrayed (too surreal to match any actual city I am aware of, but closer to a blend of the more affluent parts of Los Angeles and Vancouver than Denver, with world class architecture and night clubs) which fit in perfectly with the artfully crafted alternative universe intended to be created. Like the bizarre relationships between the characters, I slowly began to realize that what first appeared to be a sloppy annoyance was in fact an intentional critique of the genre and actually a quite clever game with the audience.

Many will undoubtedly knock this film for being unrealistic, absurd, over the top, culturally insensitive, and with settings that did not match named cities (at least those such as Denver that actually exist). Those people just failed to see that was the entire point. You shouldn't go in expecting to see realism, complex character development, suspense and drama, or something akin to Taken. Instead, go in expecting to see a dark comedy parody film. Think Fargo meets Peppermint, with a wink to Quentin Tarantino in honor of his impact on modern cinema.

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