The Contractor Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Gillian Jacobs, Eddie Marsan, Tarik Saleh, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Nina Hoss, Amira Casar, J.P. Davis, Fares Fares, J.D. Pardo, Esther Hornstein

Release Date:

Friday, April 1, 2022 Nationwide

violence and language
Runtime: 1 hr, 43 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

After being involuntarily discharged from the U.S. Special Forces, James Harper (Chris Pine) decides to support his family by joining a private contracting organization alongside his best friend (Ben Foster) and under the command of a fellow veteran (Kiefer Sutherland). Overseas on a covert mission, Harper must evade those trying to kill him while making his way back home.

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Who stars in The Contractor: Cast List

... James Harper

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Finestkind, Hustle  

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Magic Camp  

Fair Play, Coriolanus  

Hedda , TAR  

Call Me by Your Name, At Eternity's Gate  

A Day and a Half, Cairo Conspiracy  


Who's making The Contractor: Crew List

A look at the The Contractor behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tarik Saleh last directed Cairo Conspiracy and Charlie Johnson in the Flames. The film's writer J.P. Davis last wrote Plane and Overwatch.


Tarik Saleh


J.P. Davis


Esther Hornstein
Basil Iwanyk
Erica Lee

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Production: What we know about The Contractor?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - July: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2020 - June: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2019 - October: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Began principal photography in the U.S., Germany and Romania.

  4. 2019 - May: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Principal photography is set to begin fall 2019.

The Contractor Release Date: When was the film released?

The Contractor was a Nationwide release in 2022 on Friday, April 1, 2022. There were 17 other movies released on the same date, including You Won't Be Alone, Devil You Know and Morbius.

The Contractor DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Contractor was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 .

The Contractor VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

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The Contractor was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Friday, April 1, 2022. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

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