Hunter Killer

Hunter Killer
  • 2018
  • US / China
  • Directed by: Donovan Marsh
  • Cast: Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Michael Nyqvist

Submarine captain Joe Glass (Butler) leads a mission to rescue the Russian president from his own deranged defence minister and so avert WWIII. Gung-ho action, cartoonish politics, a hackneyed story and toe-curling dialogue make for a bland and brainless dud. It may be about subs, but it’s a real floater.

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Hunter Killer

17 Oct 20181 star

Gerard Butler is a maverick submarine captain attempting to avert World War III in this lumbering deep-sea actioner

Essentially a two-plus hour advert for the global benefits of all-American jingoism, Hunter Killer is as blunt as it is bland. Director Donovan Marsh (Spud, Avenged) has religiously followed the Michael Bay playbook, combing gung-ho action with…

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