The Mechanic (2011)

IMDb 6.5

“The Mechanic” is an action thriller film directed by Simon West and released in 2011. The movie is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name and follows Arthur Bishop (played by Jason Statham), a professional hitman who takes on an apprentice, Steve McKenna (played by Ben Foster), to help him with a series of assassinations.

As Bishop teaches McKenna the tricks of the trade, he becomes conflicted about his own profession and begins to question his own motives. The movie also features a subplot involving Bishop’s relationship with a woman named Sarah (played by Mini Anden) and his attempts to protect her from his dangerous lifestyle.

The film is notable for its thrilling action sequences and strong performances by the cast, particularly Statham and Foster, who deliver convincing and dynamic portrayals of their characters. The movie also features strong supporting performances by Donald Sutherland as Bishop’s mentor and Tony Goldwyn as a rival hitman.

Overall, “The Mechanic” is a solid action film that delivers on its promises of fast-paced thrills and exciting set pieces. Its mix of action, drama, and suspense make it a must-see for fans of the action thriller genre, particularly those who enjoy the work of Statham and West.

Duration: 93 min.


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