The Counselor

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Tomatometer 34% Audience Score 23%

In theatres:
  • October 25, 2013
On DVD: February 11, 2014
Running time: 1h 57m
Genre: Thriller

A respected lawyer (Michael Fassbender) finds himself in way over his head when he agrees to a one-time dalliance into the dark world of drug trafficking in order to get his hands on quick cash so he can marry his girlfriend, Laura (Penélope Cruz).

His choices get him involved with people such as a drug lord named Reiner (Javier Bardem); a womanizing middleman named Westray (Brad Pitt) and a bisexual sociopath named Malkina (Cameron Diaz). The lawyer's decision to get involved with these people puts both Laura and himself in danger.

Director: Ridley Scott
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Producer(s): Nick Wechsler, Paula Mae Schwartz, Ridley Scott, Steve Schwartz
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Edgar Ramirez, Natalie Dormer
Writer(s): Cormac McCarthy
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