The Mule (2018) – Movie Review

Review of 2018 movie The Mule.

Storyline: Based on the true story of a 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: Nick Schenk
Stars: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest, Andy García, Taissa Farmiga

Based On: New York Times Magazine Article “The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year Old Drug Mule” by Sam Dolnick https://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/magazine/the-sinaloa-cartels-90-year-old-drug-mule.html

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release Date: December 14, 2018
Runtime: 1h 56min
Production Companies: Imperative Entertainment, Bron Creative, Malpaso Productions
Distribution Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
US MPAA Rating: R
Canadian MPA Rating: PG-14

Budget: $50 million

DANNYMALT SCORE: 8.0
IMDB Score: 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metascore: 58
CinemaScore: A-

Box Office and Review Scores as of December 17, 2018.

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