Skip to main content

R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
After many years in prison, a former grifter (Samuel L. Jackson) tries to go straight, but the son (Luke Kirby) of his former partner insists on learning the game and relieving a feared gangster (Tom Wilkinson) of $8 million.

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson , Luke Kirby , Ruth Negga , Tom Wilkinson , Deborah Kara Unger , Martha Burns , Alan C. Peterson , Aaron Poole

Director: David Weaver

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: IFC Films

The Samaritan (2012)

Release Date: May 18th, 2012|1 hr. 33 min.

watch now
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 20
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The most charitable approach to this unfortunate diversion in Jackson's career would be to pretend it never happened. Now, who wants to go see "The Avengers" again? show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    A gritty serving of pulp fiction masterfully perpetrated by Samuel L. Jackson as a philosophical ex-con trying to buck the considerable odds by taking a shot at redemption. show more

  • 55
    Movieline

    Svelte enough in its reassembling of familiar elements to be, for a while, as comfortably pleasant as sipping on what once used to be your go-to drink - until The Samaritan takes a jarring turn right out of Park Chan-wook, and from there takes a tumble into ludicrousness from which it doesn't recover. show more

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X