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Free Fire Rating: R (for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual references and drug use)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Directed By: Ben Wheatley
Written By: Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump
In Theaters: 21 April 2017, Limited
Studio: A24 Films

Brie Larson in Free Fire (2016)

Brie Larson in Free Fire (2017)


Free Fire is a 2016 British action thriller movie. Free Fire Movie is directed by Ben Wheatley, from a screenplay by Wheatley and Amy Jump. It stars Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy and Jack Reynor.

The movie had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2016. The movie will serve as the closer of the 2016 BFI London Film Festival on 16 October 2016. The movie is scheduled to be released in the United States on 21 April 2017 by A24, and in the United Kingdom on 31 March 2017 by StudioCanal UK.

Brie Larson and Sharlto Copley in Free Fire (2016)

Brie Larson and Sharlto Copley in Free Fire (2016)

In October 2014, Olivia Wilde, Luke Evans, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, and Michael Smiley joined the cast of the film, with Ben Wheatley directing from a screenplay he wrote with Amy Jump. Wheatley and Andy Starke will produce under their Rock Films banner. Film4 Productions will produce and finance the film.[4] In April 2015, Brie Larson joined the cast of the film, replacing Wilde who had to drop out due to a schedule conflict.

Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, and Armie Hammer in Free Fire (2016)

Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, and Armie Hammer in Free Fire (2016)

An arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong. Justine has brokered a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen and a gang led by Vernon and Ord, who are selling them a stash of guns. But when shots are fired during the handover, complete pandemonium ensues, with everyone at the scene suddenly thrust into a heart-stopping game of survival.


Free Fire has got an 81% rating on review aggregator web Rotten Tomatoes, based on 31 reviews, with an average rating of 7/10. The site’s consensus reads, “The movie aims squarely for genre thrills, and hits its target repeatedly and with great gusto – albeit with something less than pure cinematic grace.”On Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average to reviews, the movie has a score of 64 out of 100, based on 13 reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews”. and In IMBb rating, The movie got 7.2 out of 10 based on 507 reviews.