Ratings:2/5 Review By:Rajeev Masand Site:CNN IBN
Sean Penn's new film 'The Gunman' could well serve as an audition tape for the two-time Oscar-winning actor to merit a role in the next Expendables movie. Too bad the film itself is a laughable thriller, so predictable and soaked in clichés that it fails to deliver even the novelty and the visceral kick of a film like Taken, whose very director Pierre Morel was hired possibly to duplicate that blueprint. I'm going with a generous two out of five for 'The Gunman'. Sean Penn deserves better than this. So do we.
Ratings:2.5/5 Review By:Reagan Gavin Rasquinha Site:Times Of India (TOI)
At one point, an exhausted Jim gasps to Cox, "I don't want to do this shit anymore!" Wise words, as Penn is best when playing characters with far greater (Mystic River, Dead Man Walking, Milk, I Am Sam, 21 Grams etc) depth, instead. Morel also directed 2008's Liam Neeson hit Taken. So, whether by conscious design or not, some parallels are inevitable. Idris Elba gets only a cameo, where he has a sort of coded chat with Jim about building treehouses.On the plus side, the fight scenes are unsparing, offering gore galore in graphic detail. Therefore, you'll only want to see this is if the sound of gunfire is music to your ears.Visit Site for more
Ratings:1/5 Review By: BMS Editor Site:Bookmyshow
There are a few things in this world that are as painful as watching The Gunman. Getting your teeth and your fingernails pulled out simultaneously is what it really feels like. Avoid this movie like the plague. That said, there are a few good action sequences that are interesting. So if you don’t mind a slow and dull plot and prefer a decent action flick, then this film might just be your cup of tea.Visit Site for more
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