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The Mule (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $4,384 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $8,251 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $12,635
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It’s 1983. A naive man with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach is detained by Australian Federal Police. Alone and afraid, “the Mule” makes a desperate choice; to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence… literally. And by doing so becomes a “human time-bomb,” dragging cops, criminals, lawyers and his mother into his impossible escapade. Inspired by true events.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 21st, 2014 (Limited) by XLrator Media
Video Release: January 20th, 2015 by Arc/Xlrator
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 102 minutes
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Keywords: Narcotics, Smuggler, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Police Custody, Directing Yourself, Screenplay Written By the Star, Inspired by a True Story
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: 4 Cows & Nervous Tick
Production Countries: Australia


   Ray Jenkins
   Ray's Mum
John Noble    Pat Shepherd
Georgina Haig    Public Defender
Geoff Morrell    John O'Hara
Alex Menglet    Victor
Jim Daly    Immigration Officer

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Leigh Whannell
Screenwriter    Angus Sampson
Screenwriter    Jaime Browne
Producer    Angus Sampson
Producer    Jane Liscombe
Executive Producer    Angus Coupland
Executive Producer    Troy Lum
Executive Producer    Bryce Menzies
Executive Producer    David Griffiths
Executive Producer    Michele Bennett
Executive Producer    Leigh Whannell
Production Designer    Paddy Reardon
Editor    Andy Canny
Composer    Mikey Young
Composer    Cornel Wilczek
Director of Photography    Stefan Duscio

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for January 20th, 2015

January 21st, 2015

It is another very shallow week on the home market with only a few releases that are really worth considering. The biggest release is Lucy, which is absolutely worth picking up the Blu-ray Combo Pack, assuming you are willing to ignore the bad science. Likewise, The Boxtrolls the second biggest hit and the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack is worth picking up, if you like stop-motion animation. As for Pick of the Week Contenders, there are a trio of such films: Coherence on DVD, The Drop on DVD or Blu-ray, and The Mule on DVD or Blu-ray. In the end it was a coin toss and Coherence won. More...

Limited Releases: Pain in the... Mule

November 21st, 2014

The Mule poster

It is not a busy week as far as limited releases are concerned, which is good, because my computer crashed halfway through and I had to redo some of this column. (Save early, save often.) However, while there are not a lot of films on this week's list, many of them are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. It is unlikely that all of them will be able to capitalize on their reviews. Bad Hair, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, The King and the Mockingbird, The Mule, as well as a few documentaries all deserve to find audiences. Hopefully more than a couple of them actually do. More...

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