"The Mule" is a 2018 American crime drama film directed by Clint Eastwood.
The starring cast includes Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest, Taissa Farmiga, Kinsley Isla Dillon, Alison Eastwood, Richard Herd, Ignacio Serricchio and others.
Here are "The Mule" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.
Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday, October 04, 2018 released the trailer for "The Mule" you can watch here:
THE MULE - Official Trailer.
Here is a short review of "The Mule" movie plot summary.
Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood), in his 80s, is an award-winning horticulturist and Korean War veteran in Peoria, Illinois. He is facing financial ruin and is estranged from his ex-wife Mary (Dianne Wiest) and daughter Iris (Alison Eastwood) for always putting work before family. He is still on friendly terms with his granddaughter Ginny (Taissa Farmiga) and attends her wedding rehearsal. Desperate for money, he takes up an offer from the friend of one of Ginny's bridesmaids and becomes a "mule" transporting cocaine through Illinois for a Mexican drug cartel. Facing little suspicion due to his age, race, spotless criminal history, and strict adherence to driving laws, Earl is soon trusted with huge amounts of drugs and is paid large amounts of cash. With the money he buys a new truck, settles his financial problems, and pays for renovations of the local VFW Post, as well as his granddaughter's wedding and education. He becomes friendly with the cartel members, who call him "Tata" (grandfather).
Meanwhile, with details from an informant, a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force is narrowing in on the cartel's deliveries to Chicago. Tensions within the cartel erupt when Gustavo (Clifton Collins Jr.), a power-hungry cartel lieutenant, assassinates cartel boss Laton, and subsequently demands Earl be kept under tighter control.
In the middle of a $12 million cocaine shipment, Earl learns that Mary is gravely ill. After Ginny talks some sense into him, he postpones the drug delivery to make peace with Mary and stays by her side until she dies peacefully days later. After attending the funeral and finally reconciling with his family, Earl resumes the delivery as both the DEA and the cartel close in on him.
Here is the full cast and characters of "The Mule" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"The Mule" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 10, 2018 (Regency Village Theater), on December 14, 2018 (United States), on January 10, 2019 (Hungary), on January 25, 2019 (United Kingdom) and on January 31, 2019 (Germany) distributing by Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment Finland, Guo Ying Jia Ying wen hua chuan bo zhong xin, Huaxia Film Distribution, Karo Premiere, NOS Audiovisuais, SF Film Finland, SF Studios, Tanweer Alliances, Warner Bros. F.E., Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Warner Home Video.
The duration of the film is 116 minutes. With a budget of $50 million, the film grossed over $174.8 million.
"The Mule" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.
Principal photography began on June 4, 2018 in Atlanta, Rome, and Augusta, Georgia.
"The Mule" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 70/100. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
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