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Tag: Richard Wenk

Fast Charlie (2023)

Title: Fast Charlie
Rating: NR
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Written by: Richard Wenk
Based on the novel by: Victor Gischler
Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Morena Baccarin, James Caan, and Gbenga Akinnagbe
Release Date: 12/8/2023
Running Time: 90 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Charlie Swift is a fixer with a problem: the thug he’s whacked is missing his head and Charlie will only be paid if the body can be identified. Enter Marcie Kramer, the victim’s ex-wife and a woman with all the skills Charlie needs.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: Most of the credits play over a flyover shot of the Tuscany countryside, starting with Charlie and Marcie driving in their car.

Special thanks to Tambo and Frank for this submission


Equalizer 3, The (2023)

Title: The Equalizer 3
Rating: R
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Written by: Richard Wenk
Starring: Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, and David Denman
Release Date: 9/1/2023
Running Time: 109 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

Since giving up his life as a government assassin, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) has struggled to reconcile the horrific things he’s done in the past and finds a strange solace in serving justice on behalf of the oppressed. Finding himself surprisingly at home in Southern Italy, he discovers his new friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends’ protector by taking on the mafia.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Michael and Frank for this submission


Protege, The (2021)

Title: The Protege
Rating: R
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Written by: Richard Wenk
Starring: Michael Keaton, Maggie Q, Samuel L. Jackson, and Robert Patrick
Release Date: 8/20/2021/strong>
Running Time: 109 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?

Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained in the family business, Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when Moody – the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and survival – is brutally killed, Anna vows revenge. As she becomes entangled with an enigmatic killer (Michael Keaton) whose attraction to her goes way beyond cat and mouse, their confrontation turns deadly and the loose ends of a life spent killing will weave themselves even tighter.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Alex and Ernest for this submission


Equalizer 2, The (2018)

Title: The Equalizer 2
Rating: R
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Written by: Richard Wenk
Starring: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Bill Pullman, and Melissa Leo
Release Date: 7/20/2018
Running Time: 121 minutes

Official Site
IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Robert McCall has rededicated his life to the pursuit of justice. But when his mission strikes close to home, he will be consumed by vengeance, seeking a revenge that knows no boundaries.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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Title: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Written by: Richard Wenk, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz
Based on the book by: Lee Child
Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Holt McCallany and Robert Knepper
Release Date: 10/21/2016
Running Time: 118 minutes

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IMDb

Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) returns with his particular brand of justice in the highly anticipated action packed sequel JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK. The film follows Reacher as he races to uncover the truth about active duty soldiers, once under his command, who are being killed.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

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Magnificent Seven, The (2016)

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Title: The Magnificent Seven
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
Written by: Richard Wenk and Nic Pizzolatto
Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett and Peter Sarsgaard
Release Date: 9/23/2016
Running Time: 132 minutes

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With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople, led by Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett), employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (Vincent D’Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of James Horner and Nick Dashnaw

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