The basis for the movie PARKER, starring Jason
Stratham and Jennifer Lopez.
Between Parker's 1961 debut and his return in the late 1990s, the
world of crime changed considerably. Now fake IDs and credit cards
had to be purchased from specialists; increasingly sophisticated
policing made escape and evasion tougher; and, worst of all, money
had gone digitalthe days of cashstuffed payroll trucks were long
In Flashfire, Parker's in West Palm Beach, competing with
a crew that has an unhealthy love of explosions. When things go
sour, Parker finds himself shot and trappedand forced to rely on a
civilian to survive.