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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jason Statham
Jennifer Lopez
Nick Nolte
Directors
Taylor Hackford
Screenwriters
John J. McLaughlin
Running Time
118 minutes

Parker
J-Lo meets J-Stath


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Plot
Shot and left for dead after a daring heist, Parker (Statham) tracks his fellow thieves to Florida’s wealthy Palm Beach, where he assumes a disguise and plots to steal the haul from their latest robbery with the help of a local estate agent (Lopez).


Verdict
Fifty years after he first appeared, Donald E. Westlake’s antihero may have found his perfect avatar. Like Parker’s robberies, it isn’t entirely successful, but Statham and Lopez make enticingly mismatched partners in crime.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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