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Wheelman (film).png
Film poster
Directed by Jeremy Rush
Produced by
Written by Jeremy Rush
Music by Brooke Blair
Will Blair
Cinematography Juanmi Azpiroz
Edited by Padraic McKinley
The Solution Entertainment Group
WarParty Films
Distributed by Netflix (US)
Release date
  • October 20, 2017 (2017-10-20)
Country United States
Language English

Wheelman is an American action thriller film written and directed by Jeremy Rush. The film stars Frank Grillo, Garret Dillahunt, Shea Whigham, and Caitlin Carmichael. It was released on Netflix on October 20, 2017.



On May 10, 2016, it was reported that Frank Grillo would play the titular role in the action thriller film Wheelman, which would be directed by Jeremy Rush from his own script, while Grillo would also produce the film along with Joe Carnahan and Myles Nestel of The Solution Entertainment Group.[1] On May 17, 2016, Netflix acquired the worldwide rights to the film, which was financed by The Solution.[2]

Principal photography on the film began on September 12, 2016 in Boston's Fort Point, and later filming also took place in Lawrence, Massachusetts.[3][4]


Wheelman was released on Netflix on October 20, 2017.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 89% based on 18 reviews, and an average rating of 6.8/10.[6]


  1. ^ McNary, Dave (May 10, 2016). "Cannes: Frank Grillo Starring in Action-Thriller 'Wheelman'". Variety. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (May 17, 2016). "Netflix Buys Frank Grillo Action Thriller 'Wheelman'". Variety. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ Nicol, Travis (September 7, 2016). "Netflix original film 'Wheelman' will be filming in Boston on Sept. 12". masslive.com. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ Harmacinski, Jill (September 15, 2016). "Actors, film crews descend on Lawrence". Salem News. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ "First Look at Frank Grillo in Wheelman, Coming to Netflix". ComingSoon.net. August 18, 2017. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Wheelman (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved February 21, 2018. 

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