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Cold Pursuit (2019)

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A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film 'In Order of Disappearance'.

Director:

Hans Petter Moland

Writers:

Frank Baldwin (screenplay by), Kim Fupz Aakeson (based on the movie 'Kraftidioten' written by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Neeson ... Nels Coxman
Laura Dern ... Grace Coxman
Micheál Richardson ... Kyle Coxman
Michael Eklund ... Speedo
Bradley Stryker ... Limbo
Wesley MacInnes ... Dante
Tom Bateman ... Trevor 'Viking' Calcote
Domenick Lombardozzi ... Mustang
Nicholas Holmes Nicholas Holmes ... Ryan
Jim Shield ... Jaded Coroner
Aleks Paunovic ... Detective Osgard
Glenn Ennis ... Night Club Bouncer
Benjamin Hollingsworth ... Dexter
John Doman ... John 'Gip' Gipsky
Emmy Rossum ... Kim Dash
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Storyline

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.

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Disappearances can be deceiving. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, drug material, and some language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK | Norway | Canada | USA | France | Germany

Language:

English | Vietnamese | Shoshoni

Release Date:

8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In Order of Disappearance See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,030,233, 10 February 2019

Gross USA:

$32,138,862

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$75,537,196
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The original In Order of Disappearance (2014) has Nils Dickman as an Immigrant to Norway. Nothing is said of where, or his background of how he was so skilled at killing and disposing of the dead bodies, as hunting skills are not enough.

Both Kraftidioten and Cold Pursuit seem to demand a prequel as what Nils Dickman (aka Nels Coxman) was before. See more »

Goofs

There are no large waterfalls, like the one used in the movie, anywhere near Denver. See more »

Quotes

Unknown: Your mother's womb must be twitching in regret at bringing you into the world
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Crazy Credits

This film has no opening credits, except for the title itself. All throughout the entire film, immediately after a character is killed, the screen cuts to black, and the character's name, and nickname, is displayed. See more »

Alternate Versions

In India, the censors ordered the muting of a profane verbal reference to Indians, addition of an anti-smoking disclaimer in the beginning and middle of the film, and the addition of an anti smoking static caption wherever the smoking scenes appeared. See more »

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Featured in Show Me the Movie!: Episode #2.1 (2019) See more »

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Barbie Girl
Written by René Dif / Claus Norreen / Lene Nystrøm / Søren Rasted / Karsten Dahlgaard / Johnny Mosegaard Pedersen
Published by Universal/MCA Music Ltd. on behalf of Universal/MCA Music Scand AB & Warner/Chappell Music Denmark A/s (Koda)
All rights administered Warner Chappell Overseas Holdings Ltd
Performed by Aqua
Courtesy of Universal Music A/S
Under licence from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Revenge served swift and cold!
9 February 2019 | by vincentmasonrySee all my reviews

Loved this film for what it was...pure action with a side of dark humor. Highly recommend for genuine entertainment. (On a side note: For those boycotting film for something Liam said in interviews please remember the old saying.."people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.")


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