The Mule

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It was released in 2019 and has a runtime of Running Time: TBA minutes. The Mule is a 2018 English Crime Drama film written by Nick Schenk and directed by Clint Eastwood. The Film was Produced by Clint Eastwood. The Movie stars Clint Eastwood in the lead role along with Bradley Cooper, Michael Peña, Taissa Farmiga, Andy Garcia in supporting roles. It was released on 10th January 2019. The Film was made on a budget of $50 million and it was a super hit in box office gross of $103 million.The screenplay, by Nick Schenk, is based on The New York Times article "The Sinaloa Cartel's 90-Year-Old Drug Mule" by Sam Dolnick, which recounts the true story of Leo Sharp, a World War II veteran in his 80s who became a drug courier for the Sinaloa Cartel.

Certificate 15 (DENMARK)
Release Date 10 JAN 2019
Budget $ 50 MILLION

English, Spanish


Crime , Drama , Mystery , Thriller

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Earl Stone is a 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran who is facing financial ruin and is estranged from his family. Desperate for money, he becomes a "mule" transporting cocaine through Illinois for a Mexican drug cartel. Facing little suspicion due to his age, race, spotless criminal history and strict adherence to driving laws, Earl is soon trusted with huge amounts of drugs and paid equally large amounts of cash. With the money he obtains from drug-running, he pays for renovations of the local VFW Post and his granddaughter's wedding and education. He becomes friendly with the cartel members, who call him Thatha ("grandfather").

Meanwhile, a Drug Enforcement Administration task force is narrowing in on the cartel's deliveries to Chicago. Tensions within the cartel erupt when a power-hungry lieutenant assassinates the boss, and subsequently demands Earl be kept under tighter control. In the middle of a large cocaine shipment, Earl learns his ex-wife is gravely ill. He postpones the drug delivery to make peace with his ex-wife before her death, which provokes the cartel's ire. He resumes the delivery as the DEA and the cartel close in on him.

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