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Killer Elite

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller

Release Date :

September 23, 2011 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Gary McKendry

Starring :

Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Dominic Purcell, Yvonne Strahovski, Firass Dirani, Grant Bowler, Ben Mendelsohn, Lachy Hulme

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

“..would be a Statham masterpiece. Ask for much more, and it falls woefully short..”
Review rate : D

“..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]
3.5 of 4

“..these attempts are made to flesh out the character, but they're only partially successful..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4

“..there's nothing elite about this disposable time-killer..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Review rate : C+

“..the movie bad-guy locale of choice these days, where a powerful..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
2 of 5

“..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]
“..one important yet obscured scene takes place in the snow, at night, in the middle of nowhere..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
“..it's smart enough to play to its own strengths by casting a genuine action star who doesn't need tricky editing to look good..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
“..full of bombs, guns, period automobiles and double-crosses..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
2 of 4

“..action buffs will indubitably take comfort in the predictability and familiarity of the genre's tropes..”
by James Adam [Globe and Mail]

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