Extraction (2020 film)

Extraction is a 2020 American action thriller film directed by Sam Hargrave (in his feature directorial debut) and written by Joe Russo, based on the graphic novel Ciudad by Ande Parks, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Fernando León González, and Eric Skillman. The film's cast features Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda (his international film debut), Golshifteh Farahani, Pankaj Tripathi and David Harbour. The film is about an Australian black ops mercenary whose mission to save an Indian drug lord's kidnapped son in Dhaka, Bangladesh goes awry when he is double-crossed.

Official release poster
Directed bySam Hargrave
Screenplay byJoe Russo
Story by
Based onCiudad
by Ande Parks
Joe Russo
Anthony Russo
Fernando León González
Eric Skillman
Produced by
CinematographyNewton Thomas Sigel
Edited by
  • Peter B. Ellis
  • Ruthie Aslan
Music by
  • AGBO
  • Thematic Entertainment
  • India Take One Productions
  • T.G.I.M. Films
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • April 24, 2020 (2020-04-24)
Running time
117 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$65 million[1]

Netflix released Extraction on April 24, 2020. The film received praise for its performances and action sequences but was criticized for its screenplay. It became the most-watched original film in Netflix's history with a reported 99 million households in its first four weeks. A sequel is in development.

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