Retribution (2023)

20 May 2024

Retribution (2023)

Oscar nominee Liam Neeson (The Ice Road, Taken) stars in Retribution, a ticking-clock thriller that straps audiences in for a high-octane ride of redemption and revenge. 

When a mysterious caller puts a bomb under his car seat, Matt Turner (Neeson) begins a high-speed chase across the city to complete a specific series of tasks. With his kids trapped in the back seat and a bomb that will explode if they get out of the car, a normal commute becomes a twisted game of life or death as Matt follows the stranger’s increasingly dangerous instructions in a race against time to save his family.

Eswatini-born Tony nominee Noma Dumezweni (The Undoing, Only Murders in the Building, The Little Mermaid) co-stars, along with South African actress Embeth Davidtz (who made her Hollywood debut opposite Neeson in Schindler’s List). Also look out for the likes of Emmy nominee Matthew Modine (Stranger Things), and Jack Champion (Avatar: The Way of Water, Scream VI).

Variety says Retribution is “Speed in a Mercedes Family SUV,” adding that, “At 71, Neeson has lost none of his sullen machismo, and this booby-trapped-car movie whizzes by…”

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