The International

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They control your money. They control your government. They control your life. And everybody pays. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for some sequences of violence and language.
Released on:
February 13, 2009  

Previously Announced Release Dates:
February 20, 2009

Production Companies:
Mosaic Media Group, Atlas Entertainment, X-Filme Creative Pool

Status: Released

Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Jack McGee, Ulrich Thomsen, Brian F. O'Byrne, Remy Auberjonois, Victor Slezak, Angelina Aucello, Patrick Baladi, Ty Jones

Director: Tom Tykwer

Screenwriter: Eric Warren Singer

Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama
About the film:
In The International, an edge-of-your-seat action thriller, Interpol Agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. Uncovering illegal activities including money laundering, arms trading, and the destabilization of governments, Salinger and Whitman's investigation takes them from Berlin to Milan to New York and to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as the bank will stop at nothing - even murder - to continue financing terror and war.
Rated R for some sequences of violence and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $9.33 mil. (2364 theaters) | Domestic Total: $25.45 mil.
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