Liam Neeson faces a ticking clock in his newest action film, Retribution. This movie continues his exploration of the genre, which has become a significant part of his career’s second phase. He has starred in several explosive titles like Taken, The Grey, Non-Stop, and the 2022 release Blacklight.
Although Retribution may not have the same level of anticipation as other major summer blockbusters, it’s unwise to doubt Neeson’s ability to deliver an enjoyable and captivating action film. Below, you’ll find all the essential information about Retribution.
Retribution Release Date: When It Hits Theaters!
“Retribution” marks one of the final offerings of the summer movie season, making its exclusive debut in the United States in theaters on August 25, 2023. However, the release date for the film in the United Kingdom is yet to be confirmed.
AMC Theatres confirms the release date via tweet:
— AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres) June 29, 2023
Who is Part of the Cast of “Retribution”?
Liam Neeson takes on the role of Matt Turner in the film “Retribution.” Neeson, a highly acclaimed actor and Oscar nominee is recognized for his unforgettable performances in notable films such as “Schindler’s List,” “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace,” and various action movies.
|Liam Neeson||Schindler’s List, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace|
|Noma Dumezweni||The Little Mermaid, Best Interests|
|Lilly Aspell||Wonder Woman|
|Jack Champion||Avatar: The Way of Water, Scream VI|
|Embeth Davidtz||Tales of the Walking Dead, Schindler’s List|
|Matthew Modine||Stranger Things, Full Metal Jacket|
What is the Storyline of “Retribution”?
“Retribution” follows the thrilling journey of financier Matt Turner, who finds himself threatened by a mysterious bomber while driving his kids to work.
The movie is a remake of the 2015 Spanish film “El desconocido” and promises to keep the audience on the edge of their seats with its intense plot and high-stakes action.
Here is the official synopsis:
“When a mysterious caller puts a bomb under his car seat, Matt Turner begins a high-speed chase across the city to complete a specific series of tasks. With his kids trapped in the back seat and a bomb that will explode if they get out of the car, a normal commute becomes a twisted game of life or death as Matt follows the strangers’ increasingly dangerous instructions in a race against time to save his family.”
Retribution Production and Development
“Retribution” is a co-production of several countries, including the United States, France, Germany, and Spain, by Studiocanal and Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures.
The film was shot at Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam and on the streets of Berlin, where the story takes place. The project was first announced in 2017 and has been in the works since then.
The cast was confirmed in various phases from 2020 to 2021. The rights to the film in the United States and India were acquired by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions from StudioCanal and The Picture Company in November 2022. The film’s score was composed by Harry Gregson-Williams.
With its release date fast approaching, “Retribution” promises to deliver an action-packed cinematic experience. The intriguing storyline, international co-production, and talented cast all point toward a successful run at the box office. All eyes are now on August 25, 2023, when the movie will finally be unveiled.