The Counselor Movie

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A respected lawyer's dalliance with an illegal business deal spirals out of control.

Who's Involved:

Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Ridley Scott, Javier Bardem, John Leguizamo, Penelope Cruz, Steve Schwartz, Cameron Diaz, Natalie Dormer, Nick Wechsler, Paula Mae Schwartz, Cormac McCarthy

Release Date:

Friday, October 25, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 57 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Set in the Southwest, a respected lawyer thinks he can dip a toe into the drug business without getting sucked down. It is a bad decision and he tries his best to survive it and get out of a desperate situation.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Counselor

A look at the The Counselor behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ridley Scott last directed All the Money in the World and Alien: Covenant. The film's writer Cormac McCarthy last wrote No Country for Old Men and The Sunset Limited.


Cormac McCarthy


Paula Mae Schwartz
Steve Schwartz
Nick Wechsler

Production: What we know about The Counselor

Key Facts

  1. Described as No Country For Old Men on steroids.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 28, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 24, 2013, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about April 12, 2012, the film was in Pre-Production status.

A late June 2012 production start is being planned.

On or about January 22, 2012, the film was in Development status.

The Counselor Release Date: When was it released?

The Counselor was released in 2013 on Friday, October 25, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Blue Is the Warmest Color and Bastards.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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