Criminal (2016)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 53 mins

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After the sudden death of an ace CIA agent, his memories, skills and knowledge are implanted into the brain of a death-row inmate, with an aim to protect the nation from terrible danger. Will the mission be a success?
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Cast: Alice Eve, Gal Gadot, Gary Oldman, Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones

Crew: Ariel Vromen (Director), Dana Gonzales (Director of Photography), Brian Tyler (Music Director), Keith Power (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

Release Dates: 13 May 2016 (India), 21 Apr 2016 (Malaysia), 21 Apr 2016 (Singapore), 14 Apr 2016 (United Arab Emirates)

Tagline: The CIA's last hope is in the mind of a criminal

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as Marta Lynch
as Jill Pope
as Quaker Wells
as Jericho Stewart
as Bill Pope
as Dr. Franks
as CIA Agent
as Victim
as Esteban Ruiza
as MI5 Agent
as MI5 Agent
as Russian Sentry
as Bus Passenger
as CIA Agent / CIA SWAT agent / Blackwater Security / US Soldier
as Elsa Mueller
as MI5 Sniper
as Library Security
as Student
as Wing Technician
as Warden
as Action Man on Bus
as Heimdahl's Thug
as Achmed
as CIA Laundry Team leader
as Extraction Team Leader
as Akhmadov
as Passerby
as Agent Butler
as Agent Pfeffer
as Lucy
as Air Force Technician
as Fisherman / Father
as Heimdahl's Guard
as CIA Laundry Team
as Frightened Woman At The Market Place
as Radio Man
as Hagbardaka Heimbahl
as CIA Agent
Supporting Actor
as Student
as Emma Pope
as Cafe' costumer
as CIA Agent
as MI5 Agent
as Police sargeant 492
as Mi5 Agent
as Hooligan #2
as Heimdahl's Man
as Library Patron
as CIA Agent
as Escort van driver
as CIA Laundry Team Leader
as Cafe Customer
as Jan Stroop
as Shoo shoo
as Natalie Whisk
as Car on bridge driver
as CIA Laundry / Heimdahl's Man
as CIA agent
as Shopper
as Student
as Pharmacist
as James Osborne
as Firefighter
as Admiral Lance
as USAF engineer
as MI5 Agent
as Navy officer
as Pete Greensleeves
as Student
as Fire and Control Officer
as Mercedes Driver
as Matt Chatool - News Anchor
as Pilot Airbus A400M
as Kebab Customer
as Roderick Armstrong
as USAF Guard
as Student


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Director of Photography
Still Photographer
Camera Operator
Key Grip


Music Director
Music Label
Music Editor


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Sound Mixer
Sound Re-recording Mixer
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Set Dresser
Assistant Art Director
Storyboard Artist


Casting Director
Casting Assistant

Costume and Wardrobe

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Costume Supervisor
Assistant Costume Designer


First Assistant Editor
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Location Manager
Location Scout

Makeup and Hair

Special Effects Makeup Artist

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Post Production Supervisor

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Special Effects Coordinator
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Dolby Digital
ARRI ALEXA XT, Red Epic Dragon
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24 fps
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The CIA's last hope is in the mind of a criminal
The mission is in the memories.
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Criminal (Hindi)
Dubbed into: Criminal (Telugu)
Dubbed into: Criminal (Tamil)
Revealing Mistakes
When Jericho is transferred from prison to the Airport (in America), the helicopter's registration starts with the letter 'G', which means that the helicopter is British
Nicolas Cage turned down a lead role.

Re-unites "JFK" actors Gary Oldman, Kevin Costner, and Tommy Lee Jones.

Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Antje Traue and Kevin Costner have all appeared in DC comics films: Reynolds as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern (Green Lantern), Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice), Jones as Two-Face (Batman Forever), Oldman as Commissioner Gordon (The Dark Knight Trilogy), Antje Traue as Faora-Ul, and Costner as Jonathan Kent (Man of Steel).

Gary Oldman and Michael Pitt have both played the character Mason Verger. Oldman in the film adaptation Hannibal and Pitt 3 episodes in series 2 of the NBC TV adaptation of Hannibal.

Ryan Reynolds and Scott Adkins both played the role of Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009).

Five of the film's actors have appeared in 'Batman' films or adaptations: Gal Gadot, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, and Kevin Costner. Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice), Jones as Two-Face (Batman Forever), Oldman as Commissioner Gordon (The Dark Knight Trilogy), and Costner as Jonathan Kent (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice). Robert Davi appeared in the 'Batman Beyond' TV series. Several others have also appeared in various comic book movies: Alice Eve and Tommy Lee Jones (Men in Black III), Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern, Deadpool, Blade, RIPD, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Antje Traue (Man of Steel).

Reunites Gal Gadot and Kevin Costner, who both appeared in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016).

The clean environment where Tommy Lee Jones performs surgery on Kevin Costner in the abandoned warehouse is a modular clean room and was designed and built by UK cleanroom manufacturer Connect 2 Cleanrooms. It was supplied with wider soft wall panels than is usual, to improve vision for the cameras.

Reunites Alice Eve and Tommy Lee Jones, who both appeared in "Men In Black 3" (2012).

This will be the second action movie starring Tommy Lee Jones in 2016. The first movie will be Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) and the third will be the Jason Bourne (2016). Both this movie and Mechanic: Resurrection also star Natalie Burn.

This will be the second time Ariel Vromen has directed a movie for Millennium Films. The first time was The Iceman (2012).

This will be the first original movie Ariel Vromen has directed since Danika (2006).

Alice Eve plays an American agent stationed in London. In real life, she was actually born in London and now lives and works in America.

Second film where Ryan Reynold's characters go through a spiral transformation into another characters body. In 2015's Self/Less Ben Kingsley's character's spirit is transferred into the body of Ryan Reynold's character. In this film the opposite situation occurs, Ryan Reynold's character's spirit is transferred into Kevin Kostner's body.
Filming Start Date:
04 Sep 2014