• Ashby (2015)


Release Date: September 25th, 2015

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

After moving to a new town with his single mother (Sarah Silverman), a teen (Nat Wolff) befriends a retired CIA assassin (Mickey Rourke) who teaches him valuable life lessons.

Cast: Mickey Rourke, Nat Wolff, Emma Roberts, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Dunn, Zachary Knighton, Michael Lerner, Adam Aalderks

Director: Tony McNamara

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Head Gear Films

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A winning film about reconciling one's self-image with reality. show more

  • 38
    Clayton DillardSlant Magazine

    The film displays little ability to utilize Ashby's violent actions for means other than high-concept fodder and out-of-place bloodshed. show more

  • 58
    Kate ErblandThe Playlist

    McNamara attempts to keep the movie ticking right along, and for all its half-cocked plotlines, Ashby is able to maintain a consistently humorous and light tone. show more

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