Are you ready for another Nic Cage movie? Of course you are I mean I’ve reviewed pretty much everything that is out on blu-ray. This is my Primal blu-ray review, a 2019 action-thriller. The question that you want answering, is it worth a look?
- Primal (2019)
- Blu-ray – German Import
- Genre: Action, Thriller
- Directed by Nick Powell
- UK Rating N/A
- Discs: 1
- Released By Lionsgate
- Blu-ray Released: N/A
When Frank Walsh (Nicolas Cage) a big-game hunter catches a rare white jaguar in the rain forests of Brazil he thinks he has hit the lottery. He now needs to illegally transport the animal along with many others back to the United States. He uses a cargo ship to do this. However just as Frank has the animals loaded onboard the ship the US Marshals appear wishing to transport a political assassin and ex-special forces operative back to the US for trial.
With all of those dangerous animals plus a prisoner hell-bent on escape what could possibly go wrong?
Style / Direction
Primal (2019) is a film directed by Nick Powell with Vern Nobles handling the cinematography. This action thriller is largely set onboard a cargo ship. It ticks all the boxes you would expect for a movie in this genre with plenty of action and decent dose of tension.
Music / Audio Effects
The film’s score comes from Guillaume Roussel.
Acting / Characters
Solid actiing all-round make this an enjoyable enough story.
- Nicolas Cage as Frank Walsh
- Famke Janssen as Dr. Ellen Taylor
- Kevin Durand as Richard Loffler
- LaMonica Garrett as John Ringer
- Michael Imperioli as Paul Freed
Conclusion: Primal (2019) Film Review
I not going to say Primal is a must see film, but it is a decent and entertaining one. Sure you will probably never watch it again but it’s not too bad.
If you’ve enjoyed my Primal blu-ray review so far you may want to check out the following films:
- Lord of War (2005)
- Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
- The Trust (2016)
- A Score to Settle (2019)
- Kill Chain (2019)
- Running with the Devil (2019)
Conclusion: Primal Blu-ray Review
The picture quality is perfect but then this is a 2019 film. Unfortunately the United Kingdom has not yet received a UK blu-ray release but it’s easy enough to obtain the German version (Released by Lionsgate) and change the language to English in the menu settings.
On to my movie rating for Primal (2019)
- Movie Rating: ENTERTAINING
- Blu-ray Picture: EXCELLENT
Amazon UK Links
Primal (2019) is available now on blu-ray.
For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…
Clip may NOT be representative of the blu-ray version
That concludes my Primal blu-ray review, I’m aiming to review more Nic Cage movies soon. What’s next? Check back soon…
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Summary: Primal (2019) Blu-ray Review - Import
Movie title: Primal (2019)
Movie description: Nicolas Cage action-thriller with snakes & big cats!
Duration: 97 mins
Director(s): Nick Powell
Actor(s): Nicolas Cage, Famke Janssen, Kevin Durand, LaMonica Garrett, Michael Imperioli
Genre: Action, Thriller
- Movie Rating
- Blu-ray Picture Rating
A decent enough Nic Cage action-thriller