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The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

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The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler







When a rogue insurgent blackmails the CIA by assassinating foreign journalists and framing the government, the agency must lure their most brilliant yet rebellious operative out of retirement to unravel the international conspiracy.

The Bricklayer Starring: Aaron Eckhart and Nina Dobrev
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release Date: 1/5/24




Gerard Butler was originally supposed to star in this movie when his company acquired the rights 12 years ago. He stayed on as producer.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ne...riller-220434/

This was filmed in early 2022 and acquired by Vertical Entertainment in the Fall.

https://deadline.com/2023/10/the-bri...al-1235580919/

This will be a day and date release.
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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

This is now on PVOD. $9.99 rental. I had a $5 Fandango credit, so I went ahead and used it. I’ll try to watch it tomorrow.
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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

I watched my rental for this last night.

It was okay. Definitely low budget. Most of it was filmed in Greece and on small sets. There wasn't really any big action sets pieces except 1 car chase. It had a late 90s/early 2000s direct to video feel. And most of the actors aren't big stars. I saw the budget was only $23M. I can see why Butler passed on starring in this. Eckhart needs the work more than him. I mean if you're into low budget action movies, it's not terrible IMO. There is enough action to keep it watchable.

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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

I keep getting this movie confused with Jason Statham’s Beekeeper movie. I think it’s the blue collar occupation titles.
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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

This is now up on Netflix for anyone who might be interested.
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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

I was hoping the one where he plays a MMA fighter would be the one playing on Netflix.

Eckhart and now Dermont Mulroney are carving out careers in B or lower budget movies.
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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

It was ok and it had Clifton Collins Jr. and Tim Blake Nelson two great actors that go under the radar.
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Re: The Bricklayer (2024, D: Harlin) -- S: Aaron Eckhart, Nina Dobrev -- Producer: Gerard Butler

It took me two days to get through this. Eckhart alternated between being a badass and a dumbass. Way too convoluted of a relationship with him and the villain. I loved Dobrev in “The Vampire Diaries” but she’s never going to be a movie star.

For this kind of vibe, The Beekeeper was a lot more zany and fun.
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