DVD - 2013 | Widescreen version
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Parker is a professional thief who lives by a personal code of ethics: Don't steal from people who can't afford it and don't hurt people who don't deserve it. On his latest heist, his crew double crosses him, and leaves him for dead. Out for revenge, Parker tracks them to Palm Beach, where the crew is planning their biggest heist ever. Undercover as a rich Texan, Parker takes on an unlikely partner, and together they devise a plan to hijack the score, take everyone down and get away clean.
Publisher: [Canada] : EOne Films, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen version
Branch Call Number: PARKE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Nov 30, 2018

Very formulaic type of film. But I watched it because I knew it would be such a film. I think people might make and then, watch, these types of films because not too many people read comic books anymore. There is always the creation of some kind of hero who does all these aggressive, horrible things for a cause. But it makes more money for producers to get a real person to play the role for film. Anyway, I enjoyed it.

May 07, 2018

Yes, Jason is "Superman on Steroids", but that's what the film is made for. However, taking that for granted (as a movie), the film would have been better without J Lo's character, AND
Follywood: if you want some bad guy(s) to be in the whole film (to the bitter end), and of course, holding the girl (ANY girl) at the end, don't kill him/them off in the first 5 or 10 min. of the movie, and then subsequently several more times!!!! It also leads one to ask: "Gee, why would killing him work this time?", when they finally do terminate a bad guy in the film.

Jan 27, 2017

Predictable, formulaic, boring.

Nov 03, 2015

Good camera work, lots of high caliber actors, but it ends there. Poor dialogue and odd pacing. Found this to be a boring movie (in spite of all the action), fast forwarded at about the 1/2 way point. Don't waste your time. Better to get a book and read it than watch this.

Aug 25, 2015

Above-average heist-gone-wrong/revenge fare, with the ever-entertaining Statham as the titular heavy. I felt a lot of similarity to the plot of Mel Gibson's "Payback", no coincidence as it turns out: both movies were based on the same series of pulp novels by Richard Stark, though this one is the first in which the main character is actually called "Parker."
Btw, the Lopez role was a bit of a head-scratcher. Did she accept it just so she could hang out in Palm Beach while not shooting?

I've never been a Taylor Hackford fan. I always think of his movies as dumbed down for a mass audience trapped at a junior-high level of comprehension. There is no better example of what I'm talking about here than RAY (2004). But with PARKER, Hackford is working with action, tough-guy star Jason Statham (who seems to make three pictures a year). No dumbing down is required. I like Jason Statham. SAFE (2012), a story written and directed by Boaz Yakin about a fighter and former cop (played by Statham) caught between the Russian mafia and the Chinese Triads, is thoroughly enjoyable. But PARKER is not of that caliber. PARKER is a movie we've all seen before. A heist picture with a double-cross. The plot chugs along, and the viewer's interest is maintained by the slimmest of margins. A great deal of credit for any success of this film should go to Jennifer Lopez, who manages to take an unbelievable character and make her the most interesting part of the movie.

Mar 23, 2015

Don't bother. The actors are all great, but its extremely violent and yet quite boring at the same time. I kept watching to see if it would get better, but it never does.

Aug 26, 2014

Unable to view this video because of excessive scoring upon the dvd disc. Alerted Staff and thus i cannot rate the movie. Staff at Concession are just wonderful, with all the service they help provide daily,it is an easy experience and fun too. Thank you so much...Keep cool, cause it is a hot one out there today.

Jun 09, 2014

I like Jason Statham which is why I picked this one up to watch. I knew it wasn't going to be all that great acting wise because Jennifer Lopez was in it. I've tried, but I'm just not convinced by any of her characters. Jason was okay in this one, not his best performance. Overall the acting was medicore. The action part was a definite Statham style film.

May 12, 2014

Acting awful. Movie nothing special...predictible.

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