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The Mechanic

Overview


Genre :

Action, Drama

Release Date :

January 28, 2011

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Simon West

Starring :

Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Chase, Christa Campbell, Liam Ferguson, J.D. Evermore, Tony Goldwyn, Mini Anden

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..won't be confused for art-house drama anytime soon..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
3.5 of 5

“..there's not much new here..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
2 of 4

“..the story, such as it is, doesn't bear much scrutiny..”
by Greg Quill [Toronto Star]
“..somewhat low-octane by today's action standards..”
by Brian Lowry [Variety]
2 of 4

“..solemn, slick, and pretty much pointless..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
“..sleek as a bullet..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
2 of 5

“..not particularly good..”
by Mark Keizer [Boxoffice Magazine]
“..Jason Statham might be getting too old for this bone-crunching, head-smashing, action-thriller nonsense..”
by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : B

“..it's difficult to tell where things are headed, or how to take sides..”
by Josh Modell [AV Club]
Review rate : C

“..is jaw-dropping..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4

“..feels instantly familiar even if you haven't seen the original..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
“..even on a second try, they can't get The Mechanic right..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
2 of 4

“..an intermittently arresting, mostly standard action entry..”
by Tom Russo [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..adequate light entertainment for those who enjoy thrillers..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]

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