Netflix has released numbers on the Ben Affleck-led action heist.
If you watch a lot of Netflix films, you may have noticed the original movies they’ve been producing have been getting a lot better. This trend continues with director J.C. Chandor’s Triple Frontier. Loaded with some fantastic actors – Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal – the action-thriller, written by Chandor and Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), centers on a group of former Special Forces operatives that decide to steal a South American drug lord’s money. while you’ve seen a ton of movies about big heists, what’s …
If you watch a lot of Netflix films, you may have noticed the original movies they’ve been producing have been getting a lot better. This trend continues with director J.C. Chandor’s Triple Frontier. Loaded with some fantastic actors – Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal – the action-thriller, written by Chandor and Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), centers on a group of former Special Forces operatives that decide to steal a South American drug lord’s money. However, while you’ve seen a ton of movies about a group of …
Netflix recently unveiled a pretty star-studded original film called Triple Frontier, but the project has actually been in the works for nearly a decade and has gone through various A-list permutations over the years. As it stands now, the film is directed and co-written by J.C. Chandor (A Most Violent Year) and stars Oscar Isaac as a private military advisor who enlists his former special forces buddies to travel down to Columbia and steal millions of dollars from a drug lord. Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Pedro Pascal, and Garrett Hedlund fill out the ensemble, as the …
Triple Frontier leaves things pretty open for a sequel, but is it really a good idea to pursue such a prospect?
Sporting an all-star cast of some of Hollywood’s most in-demand and diverse leading men, Triple Frontier is the latest Netflix original action movie about a group of ex-military operatives who raid a cartel compound. Bound by the sort of brotherhood forged by being constantly under fire on dangerous missions for the special forces, they decide to pillage a drug dealer’s insanely large payload as compensation for all their unrecognized heroic efforts.
Spoilers for Triple Frontier follow below. A month after Netflix's Spanish-language drama Roma took home three Oscars (including Best Director), the streaming service just released a star-studded action-thriller that’s been in development in Hollywood for a decade. Triple Frontier started as the next project from The Hurt Locker writer Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow, but despite attracting A-list talent like Will Smith over the years, the film couldn’t get made. Until Netflix stepped in. The finished version hails from All Is Lost and A Most Violent Year director J.C. Chandor (who …
Triple Frontier features a top-notch cast and a dark story about the dangers of greed, but it fails to capitalize on its own promising premise.
For someone who's used to shooting action sequences, there was something special about Triple Frontier's action that impressed Ben Affleck.

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