• Killer Elite (2011)

Killer Elite

Release Date: September 23rd, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 10th, 2012

R |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

Danny Bryce (Jason Statham), one of the world's deadliest special-ops agents, returns from self-imposed exile after his mentor, Hunter (Robert De Niro) is captured. Danny reassembles his former team of skilled commandos to launch a rescue mission, and also to infiltrate the highly feared military unit, the British Special Air Service. The mission will not be easy, for Danny and his team must cut their way through Spike (Clive Owen) and a team of assassins known as the Feather Men.

Cast: Jason Statham, Robert De Niro, Clive Owen, Yvonne Strahovski, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Dominic Purcell, Aden Young, Grant Bowler

Director: Gary McKendry

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: Film Victoria, Mascot Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Open Road, Omni Lab

Keywords: Revenge , Rescue , 1980s , Girlfriend , London , Suspenseful , 1990s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This muscular thriller--led by Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro--strives to be a genuinely good film, but unwilling to let go of proven formulas, it falls short. show more

  • 55
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    The picture, the debut feature of Irish director Gary McKendry, is rote and joyless, an exercise in disposability. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Loaded with careening car chases and rooftop runs, glass-shattering shootouts and exploding fireballs, Killer Elite offers more than enough to keep action junkies happy. show more

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Nominated Best Production Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)
Nominated Best Visual Effects
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2012)