Mark Wahlberg plays the role of Chris Farraday - an ex-smuggler who is pulled out of his retirement when his brother gets in to trouble.
Kate Bekinsale plays the role of Chris' wife - Kate.
The movie also stars Caleb Landry Jones, Giovanni Ribisi, William Lucking, Lukas Haas and Ben Foster.
Caleb Landry Jones plays the role of Chris' brother Andy.
The film is a remake of the 2008 Icelandic film 'Reykjavik-Rotterdam' which Baltasar Kormakur starred in.
The filming of 'Contraband' took place in New Orleans, Louisiana and Panama City.
Hollywood this weekend opens with 'Contraband' and 'The Descendants'.
'The Descendants' is directed by Alexander Payne.
The film stars George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard and Beau Bridges.
'The Descendants' won two Golden Globe Awards and earned five nominations at the 84th Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for Clooney.
George Clooney plays the role of Matt King - a lawyer in Honolulu.
Matt's wife has an accident that leaves her comatose and her life dependent entirely on life support.
Matt must now reconnect with his two daughters - Alex and Scottie.
This family drama is expected to score just as well in the Oscars as it did in the Golden Globes.
'Contraband' is an action thriller starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale.
The movie has been directed by Baltasar Kormakur.