- Spain / UK / France
- 1h 55min
- Directed by: Pierre Morel
- Cast: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem
- UK release: 20 March 2015
Jim Terrier (Penn) is a hired assassin who undertakes a political hit; years later he becomes a target, and must find who wants him dead. Risible thriller with a clichéd script that wastes good actors (Bardem, Rylance, Penn himself) in a clumsy attempt to reinvent its star and producer as an action hero.
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The Gunman16 Mar 2015
Clumsy thriller which reinvents Sean Penn as an action star
Sean Penn is not an actor known for vanity projects. But there’s no other way to describe this risible thriller, produced by the man himself. Directed by Pierre Morel, who gave Liam Neeson a career injection as an ageing action star in Taken, it would…
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