The Courier (1988)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Thriller


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When a courier at the D-Day Courier Service mistakenly finds a pile of money in his regular delivery, he does some digging only to discover that the messenger company is a front for a drug ... See full summary »


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30 April 2017 | videorama-759-859391
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| Courier movie, needs more carry on
I hadn't seen this movie for years, where I thought it was a film that traveled light. Although it does have straight to video appeal, The Courier makes a good run of it, as a crime-revenge crusader tale, Dublin style. I felt this story needed a bit more topping, as a young courier (wide-eyed O'Loinsigh) a reformed drug addict, has a bit of a scrap on his bike, where he makes a surprising find, which pits him up against bad guy (Byrne, who I really liked here, as never really being a fan of the actor). An old, close friend/ addict of our courier, was getting pressure, from a hard as nails, dick (Bannen) while also just paying a small price, for getting interrogated, where Val (Byrne) kind of reeducated him, before suicide ensued. The Courier doesn't really rise above anything special, even in it's finale, where it's just a nice timepasser, it's attributes, Byrne and Bannen. Loved the opening track. That's the other thing. Surprised not to see Sting in this, either.

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