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CHICAGO – In our latest action/crime edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated new film “Contraband” starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale!

“Contraband” also stars Giovanni Ribisi, Ben Foster, J.K. Simmons, Diego Luna, Robert Wahlberg, Lukas Haas, Jaqueline Fleming, Caleb Landry Jones, William Lucking, Monica Acosta, Michael Beasley, James Rawlings and Connor Hill from director Baltasar Kormákur and writers Aaron Guzikowski and Arnaldur Indriðason.

To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Contraband” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This advance screening is on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2011 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The movie poster for Contraband with Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale
The movie poster for “Contraband” with Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale.
Image credit: Universal Pictures

Here is the synopsis for “Contraband”:

Mark Wahlberg leads the cast of “Contraband”: a white-knuckle action/thriller about a man trying to stay out of a world he worked hard to leave behind and the family he’ll do anything to protect. Set in New Orleans, the film explores the cutthroat underground world of international smuggling. It’s full of desperate criminals, corrupt officials, high stakes and big payoffs. Loyalty rarely exists and death is one wrong turn away.

Chris Farraday (Wahlberg) long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy (Caleb Landry Jones), botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs (Giovanni Ribisi), Chris is forced back into doing what he does best – running contraband – to settle Andy’s debt. Chris is a legendary smuggler and quickly assembles a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian (Ben Foster), to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills.

Things quickly fall apart, and with only hours to reach the cash, Chris must use his rusty skills to successfully navigate a treacherous criminal network of brutal drug lords, cops and hit men before his wife, Kate (Kate Beckinsale), and sons become their target.

The movie trailer for “Contraband” can be watched now below.

To win your free advance-screening movie tickets, make sure you’re logged into your HollywoodChicago.com Web site account. If you don’t yet have one, you can quickly register here. Having a Web site account with a valid e-mail address is required to win. Then, simply add a new comment in the form below. In your comment, include an answer to this question:


What wouldn’t you do to protect your family?

This Hookup is simple! Just submit your comment below and we will award 50 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Contraband” Hookup. Good luck!

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Disclaimer
Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Since advance screenings are overbooked to ensure a full house, winners are not guaranteed entrance and must arrive early. We recommend arriving 45 minutes before the screening’s scheduled start time. Winners are typically e-mailed our advance-screening passes two days before the screening date. HollywoodChicago.com LLC is a promotional partner with the studio and its partners and doesn’t assume any liability for this giveaway.

HollywoodChicago.com publisher Adam Fendelman

By ADAM FENDELMAN
Publisher
HollywoodChicago.com
adam@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2011 Adam Fendelman, HollywoodChicago.com LLC

thefemgeek's picture

What Wouldn't I Do

I would do whatever it takes except sacrifice them for at that point I would then sacrifice myself

chicagomovies's picture

Tix, please!

tysydnor's picture

family

You never really know what you will do until you are in a situation but, there as of right now I cant think of anything I wouldnt do to protect my family because they are the most imprtant people to me.

lmeyer56's picture

Perfect Pitch Protection

Everyone has choices and the best relationship one has is with yourself and your family is the next.
Whatever the need for protection and my ability and means available I would be outside of myself and be there through thick or thin for my family.

lmeyer56's picture

2nd attempt at Protection Comment not showing I submitted?

I have a good relationship with myself and therefore
As long as respect exists toward all members of family toward each other I would always be mindful of protecting and caring for my family with the available means I have to do so and ability to be there for them always.

mkolawole's picture

anything.

SylBurt's picture

What I would do to protect my Family.

It’s easier to say what I would Not do. That would be a blank list. I would do anything to protect my family.

tweety's picture

What I would do to protect my Family.

I would do anything and everything to protect my family.

jonathan plezures's picture

What wouldn't i do?

There is nothing I wouldn’t do to protect my family. I would do anything for them no matter what and no matter what it costs to make sure they are all safe

zoeypeachakooka's picture

What wouldn't I do....

I guess I couldn’t take other’s lives. Because, then neither I or the the rest of my family would be able to live with that. I couldn’t “play God.”

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