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BMW film presents "The Hire", a series of eight short films produced for the Internet in 2001 and 2002. A form of branded content, all eight films feature popular filmmakers from across the globe, star Clive Owen as the "The Driver" and highlight the performance aspects of various BMW automobiles. The series made a comeback in 2016, fifteen years after its original run ended.

  1. David Fincher


Series Cast

  1. Clive Owen as The Driver

    Clive Owen

    The Driver

    9 Episodes

  2. Tomas Milian as Passenger

    Tomas Milian


    1 Episode

  3. Mason Lee as Passenger

    Mason Lee


    1 Episode

  4. Mickey Rourke as Husband

    Mickey Rourke


    1 Episode

  5. Adriana Lima as Wife

    Adriana Lima


    1 Episode

  6. Forest Whitaker as The Employer

    Forest Whitaker

    The Employer

    1 Episode

  7. Madonna as Star



    1 Episode

  8. Michael Beattie as Manager

    Michael Beattie


    1 Episode

  9. Toru Tanaka Jr.


    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 3 - The Hire

Season 3

2016 | 1 Episode

BMW Films has resurrected the series 15 years after the original production wrapped, with Clive Owen returning to reprise his role as the Driver.

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The Hire


Status Ended


Type Scripted

Original Language English


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