- 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 Killer17 Oct 2018
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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