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Coursing Venom is a 2014 American Action Drama Revenge Thriller film written and directed by Robert Rodriquez starring Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Natalie Portman, Britt Robertson, Dominic Monaghan, Rachel McAdams, Marlon Wayans, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Grace Park, Alex Pettyfer and Bob Hoskins.
The film is heavily inspired by Spy Movies, Revenge Movies, Granddeur Action Movies, Classic Mafia films, Conspiracy Thriller films, Alfred Hitchcock films and the gothic style of Tim Burton's films as well as being inspired by his 1989 classic The Mysterious Temnant.
The film Coursing Venom secured an Oscar Nomination for Best Cinematography and secured three Emmy Award wins.
The film first premiered at the Los Angeles film festival on November 4, 2012 and was met with great critical acclaim and then audience praise upon being released theatrically to cinemas on November 14, 2012.
The film was shot in Seattle, Toronto and in New York City.
The film begins with a father businessman Jedidah Burroughs (Denzel Washington) losing his wife and two daughters Anastasia and Alexandra to his gangster best friend Eucrane Belmont (Samuel L. Jackson) who he once served alongside in the murderous Gangster Group The Coursing Venom.
He swears revenge and comes to learn the other Coursing Venom members involved in the shooting have gone to ruin the lives of five other people.
He seeks out the five people: First Callie Symbol (Britt Robertson) a beautiful Advertising Agent who was best friends with Coursing Venom member Milton Fairchild (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who murdered her beloved finance Samuel Ross (Alex Russell) and left her for dead out jealousy and anger.
Second Chauncey Bridges (Marlon Wayans) whose wife Allison (Regina Hall) was murdered by Coursing Venom member Kendra Silence (Jada Pinkett-Smith) who killed for being a spokeswoman for the crime occurring on the streets.
Third angry former mechanic Jones Brittle (Dominic Monaghan) who lost his younger brother Simon (Alexander Ludgwig) to violent Coursing Venom Member Jeremiah Tattle (Alex Pettyfer) who killed him for witnessing a murder he was committing in a Hell's Kitchen alleyway.
Fourth beautiful NY photographer and artist Jane Callaway (Natalie Portman) who lost her loving father and only left family member Robert (Jeff Fahey) to Coursing Venom member Koshi Tamagoshia (Grace Park) who killed him for not sparing a beautiful painting of his.
Fifth and last Officer Anna Maria (Rachel McAdams) who lost her older sister Lara (Alyssa Milano) to Antwoni Crime Family Leader and Coursing Venom member Waverly Rossalin (Bob Hoskin) who killed her for refusing his advances.
Jedidah trains the group in the most deadly form of Martial Arts and weapon battling before setting them loose to take their battle execution vengeance upon the Coursing Venom members and going himself for the leader Eucrane who was his former bestfriend and associate.
- Denzel Washington as Jedidah Burroughs
- Samuel L. Jackson as Eucrane Bellmont/ AKA Goliath Bird Eater
- Natalie Portman as Jane Callaway/ AKA The Hand
- Britt Robertson as Callie Symbol/ AKA The Heart
- Dominic Monaghan as Jones Brittle/ AKA The Fury
- Rachel McAdams as Officer Anna Maria/ AKA The Mind
- Marlon Wayans as Chauncey Bridges/ AKA The Soul
- Jada Pinkett-Smith as Kendra Silence/ AKA Black Widow
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Milton Fairchild/ AKA Huntsmen
- Grace Park as Koshi Tamagoshia/ AKA Orb Weaver
- Alex Pettyfer as Jeremiah Tattle/ AKA Tarantula
- Bob Hoskins as Boss Waverly Rossalin/ AKA Funnel Web Spider
- Alex Russell as Samuel Ross
- Alyssa Milano as Lara Maria
- Regina Hall as Allison Bridges
- Alexander Ludgwig as Simon Brittle
- Jeff Fahey as Robert Callaway
- Freddy Rodriguez as Marvin Lexington/ The Driver
- Madison Pettis as Anastasia Burroughs
- Regina King as Harmony Burroughs
- Aleisha Allen as Alexandra Burroughs