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Parker is a 2013 American action crime film directed by, taylor Hackford and written by John. Jason Statham and, jennifer Lopez, the film is adapted from.
Flashfire, the 19th, parker novel, written by, donald Westlake under the pen name. Primarily set in, palm Beach, Florida, the film revolves around professional thief Parker (Statham who is double-crossed by his crew.
He sets out for revenge on them, helped by a real-estate agent (Lopez) in a quest to steal what his former accomplices intend to rob at a jewelry heist. Parker marked a departure for Hackford, who hoped to make it his first film noir. The film, produced on a 35 jennifer milliom budget, was conceived following Westlake's 2008 death, when producer Les Alexander secured the rights.
It premiered in, las Vegas, Nevada on January 24, 2013, and was released in the United States on January. Reviews were generally mixed, with many critics feeling that it was a poor adaptation of the book, and typical of Statham's sub-par action films of the past few years. Others found Statham well-fitted for the role of Parker and praised Lopez for providing comedic relief.
It grossed 46 million worldwide at the box office. Parker jason Statham ) is a professional thief, specializing in big robberies, who follows a unique codehe doesn't steal from the poor or hurt innocent people. His mentor Hurley (.
Nick Nolte ) asks him take charge of a job with a crew he doesn't know, consisting of Melander (. Michael Chiklis Carlson wendell Pierce Ross clifton Collins.
The job, taking the gate money from the. Ohio State Fair, is successful, but Hardwicke ignored instructions, resulting in him needlessly killing a man in a fire that was set as a distraction. Parker, disgusted with the crew's unprofessional standards, refuses to participate in another robbery that could net them millions.