S.M.A.R.T. Chase

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S.M.A.R.T. Chase
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Directed byCharles Martin
Produced byWei Han
Ben Pugh
Screenplay byKevin Bernhardt
StarringOrlando Bloom
Leo Wu
Simon Yam
Hannah Quinlivan
Lynn Hung
Jing Liang
Da Ying
Yanneng Shi
Rong Chang
Tom Price
CinematographyPhilipp Blaubach
Edited byJames Hughes
Production
company
Distributed byBliss Media
IMR International
Release date
  • September 30, 2017 (2017-09-30)
CountryChina
LanguageEnglish
Mandarin

S.M.A.R.T. Chase (Chinese: 极致追击, The Shanghai Job in the UK) is a 2017 British-Chinese action thriller film by director Charles Martin, with a cast that includes Orlando Bloom, Leo Wu, Simon Yam, Hannah Quinlivan and Lynn Hung.[1] The film was set for a September 30, 2017 release in China,[2] with later dates for other countries.[3]

Plot[edit]

Danny Stratton, a washed-up private security agent, is given the rare opportunity to escort a valuable Chinese antique out of Shanghai, but is ambushed en route. With the safety of the woman he loves in jeopardy, Danny has to work with his Security Management Action Recovery Team members to save her, as a dreadful conspiracy begins to unravel.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

Formerly known as S.M.A.R.T. Chase: Fire & Earth,[4] the shooting of the movie completed in late 2016. Sino-American company Bliss Media financed the movie and produced alongside London-based management and production company 42. Bliss Media has the Chinese distribution right, while Creative Artists Agency represents the movie's domestic rights. IMR International sold the remaining global rights at the 2016 film industry event American Film Market.[5]

Reception[edit]

Box Office[edit]

Released in Mainland China on Sep 30, 2017, the film did not meet expectations, only grossing $2,637,520 over the period.[6] Universal Pictures made a limited release in America on Aug 31, 2018.[7][8]

Home media[edit]

It was released on DVD, Blu-ray, Amazon Prime, iTunes Store on Oct 2, 2018 in North America.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodfellow, Melanie. "IMR revs up Orlando Bloom-starrer 'S.M.A.R.T. Chase'". Screen International. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "New Trailer for Orlando Bloom/Simon Yam actioner '极致追击'". cityonfire.com. 13 July 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5648036/releaseinfo?ref_=tt_dt_dt#releases
  4. ^ Keslassy, Elsa. "Orlando Bloom Joins Action Thriller 'Smart Chase: Fire & Earth,' Partners With Bliss Media On New Production Vehicle (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  5. ^ Lodderhose, Diana. "Hot 2016 AFM Titles: What Buyers Are Buzzing About". Deadline.com. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Foreign Movies". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Movie Overview". Fandango. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Movie Summary". MovieInsider. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Release details". Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Retrieved 4 October 2018.

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