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Triple Frontier (2019)

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Loyalties are tested when five friends and former special forces operatives reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

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J.C. Chandor

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Mark Boal (screenplay), J.C. Chandor (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Tom 'Redfly' Davis
Oscar Isaac ... Santiago 'Pope' Garcia
Charlie Hunnam ... William 'Ironhead' Miller
Garrett Hedlund ... Ben Miller
Pedro Pascal ... Francisco 'Catfish' Morales
Adria Arjona ... Yovanna
Jeovanny Rodriguez ... Duke (as Louis Jeovanny)
Juan Camilo Castillo Juan Camilo Castillo ... Captain Diego
Reynaldo Gallegos ... Gabriel Martin Lorea (as Rey Gallegos)
Madeline 'Maddy' Wary Madeline 'Maddy' Wary ... Tess Davis
Johan Ochoa Johan Ochoa ... Officer
Francisco Martinez Francisco Martinez ... Officer
Pablo Cesar Sanchez Pablo Cesar Sanchez ... Officer (as Pablo Cesar Sanchez)
Kevin Vasquez Kevin Vasquez ... Officer
Jose Rodriguez Jose Rodriguez ... Officer
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Storyline

Five former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival. Written by Netflix

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Portuguese

Release Date:

13 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Triple Frontier See more »

Filming Locations:

Colombia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.11 : 1
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Trivia

Will Smith was attached to the project at one point but left due to scheduling conflicts with Collateral Beauty (2016). See more »

Goofs

It is implied that the team flies all night to reach the Andes, and the Brazil-Colombia-Peru border area is about 700 mi / 1,100 km from the Pacific coast. The Mil Mi-8 helicopter they are flying would require multiple refueling stops to make this flight given the high altitude, heavy load, and extra drag from the hanging cargo net. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Retainment Officer: [at the podium] I have the honor today to introduce you to Retired Captain William Miller. He's been everywhere in the world you all wanna go, and a bunch of places you don't. I've asked him to come and talk to you all today at this important crossroad in your careers. I'm gonna step out so this conversation can be frank and to the point.
William 'Ironhead' Miller: About five years ago, when I was on leave... I found myself standing in the middle of the cereal aisle at the Publix... with my arm around some ...
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Walk
Written by Vinnie Paul (as Vincent Abbott), Dimebag Darrell (as Darrell Abbott), Phil Anselmo (as Philip Anselmo) and Rex Brown
Performed by Pantera
Courtesy of Atlantic Records Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Morally confused
24 March 2019 | by screenotesSee all my reviews

Focusing on an "illegal" mission to steal a drug lord's fortune, Triple Frontier (2019) initially appears to be more than just your typical heist movie. In setting up an assassination plot against a violent and oppressive criminal, things start to look especially interesting when it is revealed that our heroes' motivations are essentially based on greed.

Yet the promise of an interrogation of the human soul is never truly paid off as the film broadly shirks the moral investigation with which it flirts. This is not to say there aren't numerous situations in which our heroes ostensibly become anti-heroes. However, as much as their behaviour is morally dubious, the filmmakers have taken pains to make the central characters empathetic.

There is some great action and genuine suspense during the second Act amid the heist proper. There are even some would-be iconic scenes which are the result of some genuine craft from all concerned.

Yet with a great cast and a promising setup, the film is ultimately less than the sum of its parts. In the end, Triple Frontier is wholly forgettable.


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