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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
One of an elite group of assassins, Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) may be the best in the business. Bishop carries out his assignments with precision, detachment and adherence to a strict code, but when Harry (Donald Sutherland), his close friend and mentor, is murdered, Bishop vows revenge. Harry's son (Ben Foster) comes to him with vengeance in his heart and a desire to learn Bishop's trade, signaling the birth of a deadly partnership.

Cast: Jason Statham , Ben Foster , Donald Sutherland , Tony Goldwyn , Jeff Chase , Mini Anden , James Logan , Eddie Fernandez

Director: Simon West

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: CBS Films

The Mechanic (2011)

Release Date: January 28th, 2011|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • October 12, 2011 bg00000000103327
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    This movie is really innovative in the way the main character handles business...you\'ll never see it coming...ninja style...lol...great acting and wonderful action sequences...definitely worth the watch!!!

  • March 02, 2011 grace7007
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    Good movie Got to see it!

  • February 26, 2011 CHERYL
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    This was a GREAT movie!!!

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New on DVD & Blu-ray, Week of May 17: 'The Mechanic' and 'The Rite'

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Harley W. Lond on May 16th, 2011 3:00PM

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Exorcism chiller 'The Rite' didn't scare up as much money as predicted, but it still took possession of enough ticketbuyers to claim the top spot at the box office. According to studio estimat...

Bald Action Stars: 11 Movie Actors Who Don't Need Hair to Kick Ass

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Gabrielle Dunn on Jan 28th, 2011 6:30PM

It's not a requirement that action stars be bald, but it does seem to make them more badass. From Jason Statham to Vin Diesel to Samuel L. Jackson to Bruce Willis, domed caps are as useful as a g...

'The Mechanic' Review: Make Sure You Get an Estimate First

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Jan 28th, 2011 10:00AM

Hitman movies are a dime a dozen, but 'The Mechanic' must have cost a nickel. Too smart by half, Simon West's remake of the 1972 movie of the same name emphasizes cool shoot-outs over character d...

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