The Contractor

The Contractor

James Harper, who was involuntarily discharged from the Marines, joins a paramilitary organization in order to support his family in the only way he knows how. Harper travels to Berlin with his elite team on a black ops mission to investigate a mysterious threat. Barely into his first assignment, he finds himself alone and hunted across Europe, where he must fight to stay alive long enough to get home and uncover the true motives of those who betrayed him.

Starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster and Gillian Jacobs.


  • “In Tarik Saleh’s crisp action thriller, Chris Pine plays a discharged U.S. Army officer whose financial straits lead him down the wrong path. /…/ Tense but non-hyperbolic resourcefulness by Saleh in well-chosen locations.”

    Variety, US

  • “Director Tarik Saleh, whose previous feature was the excellent Cairo-set neo-noir The Nile Hilton Incident, stages the shoot-’em-ups and explosions effectively, but it’s the film’s quiet exchanges that carry the most visceral punch. /…/ [Saleh] makes evocative use of locations in Germany, Romania and the States /…/ It’s the supremely well-etched character-focused groundwork that Saleh and his cast have laid that sustains the drama.”

    Hollywood Reporter, US

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