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Witness a man risk it all. From Warner Bros. Pictures, Imperative Entertainment and BRON Creative comes Clint Eastwood’s newest feature film, the drama “The Mule,” out now on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital.

Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood) is a man in his 80s who is broke, alone and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for the cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates (Bradley Cooper). And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.

The Mule” marks Eastwood’s first time on both sides of the camera since he starred in 2009’s critically acclaimed “Gran Torino.” In addition to directing, Oscar winner Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven,” “Million Dollar Baby,” “Sully,” “American Sniper”) steps in front of the lens again, alongside fellow stars Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born,” “American Sniper”), Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”), Michael Peña (“American Hustle,” “Cesar Chavez”), Oscar winner Dianne Wiest (“Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Bullets Over Broadway”) and Oscar nominee Andy Garcia (“Ocean’s Eleven,” “The Godfather: Part III”).

Inspired by a true story, Eastwood directed “The Mule” from a screenplay by Nick Schenk (“Gran Torino”). Eastwood also produced the film under his Malpaso banner, along with Tim Moore, Kristina Rivera and Jessica Meier, and Imperative Entertainment’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas. The film’s executive producers are Dave Bernad, Ruben Fleischer, Todd Hoffman and Aaron L. Gilbert. Jillian Apfelbaum and David M. Bernstein co-produced. Eastwood’s team behind the scenes includes director of photography Yves Bélanger (“Brooklyn,” “Dallas Buyers Club”) and production designer Kevin Ishioka (“The 15:17 to Paris”), along with longtime costume designer Deborah Hopper and Oscar-winning editor Joel Cox (“Unforgiven”), who have worked with Eastwood throughout the years on numerous projects. The music is by Arturo Sandoval.

The Mule” is now available on 4K UHD Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and DVD for $28.98. The 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc featuring the film in high definition and a Digital version of the movie. The Blu-Ray Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray disc with the film in high definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a digital version of the movie. “The Mule” is also available on Movies Anywhere.


The Mule” 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Pack contain the following special features:

  • Nobody Runs Forever: The Making of The Mule
  • Toby Keith “Don’t Let the Old Man In” Music Video

The Mule” DVD contains the following special feature:

  • Nobody Runs Forever: The Making of The Mule

With a running time of 116 minutes, “The Mule” is rated R for language throughout and brief sexuality/nudity

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  1. April 10, 2019 at 6:39 pm — Reply

    Clint Eastwood all the way

  2. Anna Medellin
    April 10, 2019 at 7:08 pm — Reply

    my favorite LEGENDARY ACTOR is Clin eastwood. Love this movie & Gran Torino. But all time FAVORITE Legendary Actress is Betty White. She hilarious. Jst seeing her makes me smile

  3. Susan Walker
    April 10, 2019 at 7:36 pm — Reply

    My legendary actor would have to be Tom Hanks .

  4. Kamela Kern
    April 10, 2019 at 7:46 pm — Reply

    Tom Hanks

  5. LINDA Arnold
    April 10, 2019 at 8:58 pm — Reply

    Al Pacino

  6. Dwight Mccoy
    April 10, 2019 at 9:22 pm — Reply

    Gene Hackman

  7. kirby H
    April 10, 2019 at 10:04 pm — Reply

    Robert Duvall

  8. carl
    April 11, 2019 at 1:35 am — Reply

    cary grant

  9. Ayla Smith
    April 11, 2019 at 1:48 am — Reply

    Clint Eastwood for sure!!!

  10. Kenneth Pereira
    April 11, 2019 at 3:30 am — Reply

    Al Pacino

  11. David K
    April 11, 2019 at 1:33 pm — Reply

    Robert Duvall

  12. Shelley M
    April 11, 2019 at 3:26 pm — Reply

    Bill Murray

  13. Miranda Carroll
    April 11, 2019 at 9:04 pm — Reply

    Jack Nicholson

  14. Courtney Ward
    April 12, 2019 at 2:43 pm — Reply

    Morgan Freeman

  15. Daniel M
    April 13, 2019 at 12:29 am — Reply

    jackie chan

  16. anna Medellin
    April 16, 2019 at 2:33 pm — Reply

    Betty White

  17. David Sanchez
    April 18, 2019 at 4:04 am — Reply

    Robert Duvall

  18. AJS
    April 24, 2019 at 2:26 pm — Reply

    If anyone says an actor other than John Wayne, you’re not paying attention. Thank you Critticks!

  19. Kenneth Pereira
    May 8, 2019 at 10:21 pm — Reply

    Tom Hanks

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