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Killer Elite (2011)

Killer Elite

Overview


Genre

Action, Thriller

Release Date

September 23, 2011 (Wide)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

100 min.

Production Budget

$40 millions

Studio

Open Road Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Gary McKendry

Producer

Michael Boughen, Steve Chasman, Joni Sighvatsson

Screenwriter

Gary McKendry, Matt Sherring

Starring

Story


Based on a true story, "Killer Elite" races across the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East in the action-packed account of an ex-special ops agent (Jason Statham) who is lured out of retirement to rescue his mentor (Robert De Niro). To make the rescue, he must complete a near-impossible mission of killing three tough-as-nails assassins with a cunning leader (Clive Owen).

Pictures (28 photos)


Robert De Niro stars as Hunter and Jason Statham stars as Danny Bryce in Open Road Films' Killer Elite (2011). Photo credit by Jack English.
Poster of Open Road Films' Killer Elite (2011)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..these attempts are made to flesh out the character, but they're only partially successful..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..this coldly violent, overlong cat-and-mouse game requires the principals to declaim their various reasons for offing one another..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..seethes with such unspecific rage that you almost wonder that he's venting over being stuck in such an aggressively desultory mess of a film..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]