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Swelter

Overview


Genre :

Action, Psychological

Release Date :

August 12, 2014 (DVD)

Director :

Keith Parmer

Starring :

Jean-Claude Van Damme, Alfred Molina, Lennie James, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Grant Bowler, Josh Henderson, Freya Tingley

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  1 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 5

“..Swelter works in fits and starts, but is ultimately kind of a non-starter, though the technical merits here are outstanding for those interested in the film..”
by Jeffrey Kauffman [Blu-ray.com]
3.5 of 5

“..Swelter won't be for everyone as JCVD is severely wasted in a very minor role and there isn't that much in the way of action. However, if you're looking for a modern Western with surprising humour then you might just have a blast..”
by Eoin Friel [The Action Elite]

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