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Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts







Trapped in a time loop that constantly repeats the day of his murder, former special forces agent Roy Pulver (Frank Grillo) uncovers clues about a secret government project that could unlock the mystery behind his untimely death. In a race against the clock, Pulver must hunt down Colonel Ventor (Mel Gibson), the powerful head of the government program, while outrunning skilled ruthless assassins determined to keep him from the truth in order to break out of the loop, save his family and live once again for tomorrow.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7638348

As a longtime fan of Joe Carnahan, I’m very happy to be able to share the World Premiere of the first images from his upcoming sci-fi action thriller Boss Level. The film stars Frank Grillo as a retired special forces soldier that gets stuck in a time loop on the day of his death. As he keeps repeating the day, he’s forced to battle various assassins while also trying to figure out what’s going on. The film also stars Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts, Michelle Yeoh, Annabelle Wallis, Ken Jeong and former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

I got to see an early screening and am happy to report the film kicks all kind of ass. Carnahan and Grillo have crafted their version of Groundhog Day and Edge of Tomorrow that’s loaded with crazy characters, over-the-top violence, and inventive action set pieces.

Finally, while Boss Level will be released later this year around the world…if you’re in Los Angeles in the middle of February, perhaps you might be able to see it a little sooner.
https://collider.com/boss-level-imag...lo-mel-gibson/
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

I would watch that.
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Sounds like Source Code with more action
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Ken Jeong and Rob Gronkowski????!?!?!?!? WTF????
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Wow, so next month? I'm in!
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
Wow, so next month? I'm in!
Later this year. Sounds like test screenings next month.

Iíll give it a chance just because itís Joe C. He is one of the few making strong action films.
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Surprised Naomi Watts would be in a Mel Gibson movie

Looks like it might be one of those movies you can get on Directv PPV or home video first.
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Looks like it might be one of those movies you can get on Directv PPV or home video first.
Thatís one way to get a guaranteed watch by you.
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Annabelle Wallis and Naomi Watts what a babe combo
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
Surprised Naomi Watts would be in a Mel Gibson movie
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Why?? Is there an issue with her and him?
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https://deadline.com/2020/11/frank-g...al-1234620349/

Moving to Hulu. Will be available in 2021.
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Iím down for watching this but thatís a terrible title. It sounds like a comedy/spoof of video games. Even the 8-bit font on the poster plays up the video game angle.
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Only trailer I could find

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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

It does look like a comedy and action spoof of video games.
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Terrible poster.
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
It does look like a comedy and action spoof of video games.
I still canít tell what the hell it is.

It does look more video gamey than I expected but an action thriller starring Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, and Naomi Watts doesnít really scream video game to me.

Either way it looks fun!
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Fun movie. Not high art, but highly entertaining with good action.
About what you'd expect from Carnahan
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re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Crap is what we get from Carnahan. At least this looks semi-interesting. And such a departure from other movies - like Free Guy with Ryan Reynolds.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

I enjoyed this one, but then I'm a sucker for this genre.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

that trailer actually made it look very fun. i loved Live, Die, Repeat and this looks to be similar in tone, but perhaps a little more on the comedy side, but looks pretty good to me. great players. love that Frank Grillo is becoming a bigger star. he was great in the stuff i've seen him in (Captain America's, The Purge), but this could be a breakout movie. if enough watch that is. but his bit player style is becoming more and more lead player and i like it...
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

It reminds me more of Source Code (but with humor) than Edge of Tomorrow. It's a shame there will be no theatrical release for it, could have been great for Grillo in terms of taking over for Liam Neeson in the "badass middleaged guy" genre.

(Grillo is the same age Neeson was when he shot Taken)
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Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
It reminds me more of Source Code (but with humor) than Edge of Tomorrow. It's a shame there will be no theatrical release for it, could have been great for Grillo in terms of taking over for Liam Neeson in the "badass middleaged guy" genre.

(Grillo is the same age Neeson was when he shot Taken)
I think it's a damn shame, Grillo isn't a bigger star by now. His show Kingdom isn't well known, most of his movies are small ones and the famous movies are The Purge sequels, which I like, but aren't made for breakthrough performances.

Boss Level I liked as well but I don't see how this movie could strike a nerve like Taken did.
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I think it's a damn shame, Grillo isn't a bigger star by now. His show Kingdom isn't well known, most of his movies are small ones and the famous movies are The Purge sequels, which I like, but aren't made for breakthrough performances.

Boss Level I liked as well but I don't see how this movie could strike a nerve like Taken did.
Oh I didn't mean to imply this was his (or any one else's) Taken, I just meant it could have helped him find an audience finally, and maybe start taking over roles like that.

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