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Charlie Countryman [Blu-ray] (2013)

Shia LaBeouf , Evan Rachel Wood , Fredrick Bond  |  R |  Blu-ray
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Rupert Grint, Mads Mikkelsen, Vincent D Onofrio
  • Directors: Fredrick Bond
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Millennium
  • DVD Release Date: January 21, 2014
  • Run Time: 103 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #59,821 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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When his late mother appears in a vision and tells him to go to Bucharest, Charlie Countryman immediately boards a plane across the Atlantic. A chance encounter with an ailing passenger leads Charlie to Gabi, a Romanian beauty, changing the course of his entire trip. As he falls head-over-heels in love with Gabi, he realizes that her dark past is riddled with dangerous baggage: namely her gangster ex-husband who has no intention of letting Gabi go. Determined to protect her, Charlie enters into a hallucinatory underworld filled with violence and, strangely enough, love.

There's a lesson to be learned from Charlie Countryman. A geography lesson, to be exact: if someone recommends a visit to Bucharest, you might want to make sure they don't mean Budapest instead, for while the latter is one of Europe's most attractive and desirable destinations, the former is, well, not--at least not for this film's titular hero. Still, that's precisely where Charlie (Shia LaBeouf, hilariously described by one reviewer as a "scruffy emo-puppy") goes after his recently departed mother (Melissa Leo) appears in a vision and suggests the trip for no apparent reason. When the kindly Romanian gentleman seated next to him expires on the flight (just one of the film's many credibility-defying moments), Charlie takes it upon himself to seek out the man's daughter, Gabi (Evan Rachel Wood, sporting a decent eastern European accent), a cellist for the local opera company. Faster than you can say "Te iubesc" ("I love you"), Charlie falls for the taciturn young woman, which in turn attracts the unwanted attention of her ex, Nigel (Mads Mikkelsen). This is not a fellow you want to mess with, and when Charlie stumbles on evidence of a brutal crime carried out by Nigel and Darko (Til Schweiger), one of his shady underworld associates, mere jealousy turns to murderous rage, and Charlie spends the rest of the movie running for his life. That this American innocent abroad is willing, even eager, to risk everything for someone he's known for all of two days is, like much of the movie, patently absurd. But having shot a good many TV commercials, director Fredrik Bond knows his way around an action sequence, and his film has a sleek, dreamlike quality and an attitude that's at once ominous and mildly amusing (Harry Potter's Rupert Grint offers comic relief as one of the fellow tourists Charlie meets at his youth hostel). Though it's no one's idea of a classic, Charlie Countryman will surely hold your attention for a couple of hours. --Sam Graham

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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
"Charlie Countryman" (2013 release; 108 min.) brings the odd but somewhat charming story of Charlie Countryman (played by Shia LaBeouf). As the movie opens, Charlie is at his mom's death bed in the hospital. In a dream (hallucination?) shortly after she passes away, he asks her what he should to next, and she tells him "Go to Bucharest". Don't ask why (no explanation is given), but Charlie decides to take his mom's advice.On the flight over there he befriends Victor, who promptly dies in his sleep. Charlie arrives in Bucharest and gets to know Victor's daughter Gabi (played by Evan Rachel Wood), and falls for her. Unfortunately for Charlie, Gabi is married to Nigel (played by Mads Mikkelsen), a crazy loose canon with ties to the mob. Meanwhile Charlie finds a place to stay at the Marco Polo youth hostel in Bucharest and befriends his two British room mates who have a liking for acid (yes, the drug). Can Charlie keep Gabi out of harm's way (from Nigel)? Will Gabi fall for Charlie? What becomes of the two room mates?To tell you more would ruin your viewing experience, you'll just have to see for yourself how it all plays out.

Couple of comments: first, it seems that LaBeouf is trying hard to stay away from more Transformer-like predictable roles. Last year there was the excellent "Lawless", and now this. On top of that, LaBeouf looks scrungy for most of the movie, I suppose to give his role an even more authentic feel. (Along the same lines, LaBeouf reportedly took acid for real to shoot the acid hallucination scene.) Unfortunately, none of that fixes the movie's subpar script, which has holes in it the size of Manhattan and doesn't seem to know whether it wants to be a rom-com or an action/adventure movie.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Hopelessly Lopsided April 19, 2014
By M Marsh
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A short review that is currently on the front page of this listing suggests astutely that a film about the love affair between Mads Mikkelsen's very charismatic bad boy and the cello-playing good-girl heroine would have been great fun to watch. Instead we have the tedium of Shia LaBeouf oh so implausibly bumbling around Bucharest and fumbling his way into the aforementioned girl's heart. Which speaks to the hopelessly lopsided nature of this movie, in which Mikkelsen is asked to play a heartthrob of a gangster who is explicitly called "the most beautiful man /she/ had ever seen" by the heroine, while poor Shia LaBeouf is stuck with playing a character who reminded me of a nerdy boy constantly mistaking a video game for reality. He should have stuck to his PlayStation. Despite his undoubted good looks, it is by no means the case that Mads Mikkelsen normally chooses to play sexy or romantic leads, but here, no two ways about it, he is intended to be drop dead glamorous, and although the script also indicates that he is a bad dude, we never SEE him being bad in any way that matters to us. So naturally any viewer still possessed of an ounce of sexuality, male or female, aches to see vastly more of him on the screen, because that's just the nature of movies. Instead, however, we have pitifully little of him while we're stuck with scene after scene of Shia stumbling, bumbling, or mumbling outworn romantic clichés. Which leaves us to wonder what on earth is wrong with this heroine. Does she want a green card that badly, is that her motivation? Because she is not provided with any other. I have nothing against LaBeouf as such. Read more ›
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5.0 out of 5 stars Shia got me back to him September 2, 2014
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Evan Rachel Wood, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, Rupert Grint and James Buckley. Truly excellent performances from all these very fine actors. Before I talk about Shia LABeouf, here is the low down on the movie. Charlie (Shia) loses his mom, she in a vision tells him to go to Bucharest, he does meets Gabi (Evan) and all kinds of bad things happen, really bad things and Charlie falls in love with Gabi so he doesn't care how messed up he gets by the ex-boyfriend (Mads) or a nightclub owner who needs something she has (Til, he is always so good). Now for Shia....I have become disenchanted with him lately, due to whatever meltdowns he has been having. This performance put him back on my radar...what an amazing job, insightful, moving, daring and just all around great! I felt what he was feeling, and my heart broke for him all thru this movie. BTW, he got himself into amazing shape too. lean and so defined.
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Shia LaBeouf is endearing and a fascinating athletic actor to watch. The story line is clever and original with a little essence of Kurt Vonnegat time bending thrown in by way of speaking thru the veil of the great beyond. I'd have watched it twice if the Amazon stream wouldn't have stopped. Amazon, please consider giving customers at least 24 hrs for their movie purchase. Other than that, it's a great offer from Amazon/ It's a convenient & cozy way to watch movies in bed from your laptop! Shia, is a sincere and authentic actor, was also very good in Lawless (2012) and The Company You Keep (2012). I enjoy many aspects of film; one of which is watching an actors body of work and seeing their development as they evolve in their craft. I recommend Shia LaBeouf as one young actor to keep your eye on.
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5.0 out of 5 stars This movie is amazingly brilliant.. superb acting from Mads Mikkelsen...
This movie is amazingly brilliant .. superb acting from Mads Mikkelsen and Evan Rachel Wood… this intense love, coming into ones own, adventure drama and action movie is one of the... Read more
Published 27 days ago by Nico Perkins
1.0 out of 5 stars Not worth watching
Wow! I'm generally inclined to give films the benefit of the doubt, but this was a true failure of a film. Read more
Published 1 month ago by N. S. Hoffman
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome movie. Touches every emotion.
Loved this movie. The movie touches every emotion; it has love, comedy, darkness, sadness, happiness, blissfulness, disappointment, inspiration. Shia Labeouf is amazing as Charlie. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Dgarner
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 2 months ago by Cindy S.
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
Not good,, may b ok.
Published 2 months ago by James Tucker
1.0 out of 5 stars Wasted time
Mindless, overwrought time-waster. One never cares for the characters or what may happen to them.
Published 2 months ago by John Dorough
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Amazing film! Shia Labeouf was phenomenal! Dark and beautiful, this is a film that will enrapture you.
Published 3 months ago by Alissyn Hafer
3.0 out of 5 stars improbable to distraction
It is beautifully shot in Budapest. Great camera work. Everything works; watchable and promising enough in a quirky way as Charlie romances his fallen beau cellist. Read more
Published 3 months ago by .fgd
4.0 out of 5 stars better than it's given credit for
Nine Things about the Movie “Charlie Countryman” [Romania, 2013]

1. The original title of the movie (and the title that appears onscreen) is “The Necessary Death of... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Paul Donovan
4.0 out of 5 stars Go For It
Gritty, messy, sweaty, often bloody, unwashed and even dirty in parts. But also pure and direct. While the flow is reasonably smooth, it breaks down into jagged sprint or... Read more
Published 4 months ago by S. Seall
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