The Mechanic


Genres: Thriller, Action, Drama

Jeff Greenfield: Language and Film

What our critics thought of The Mechanic

Christy Lemire
This is a remake of a '72 cult movie starring Charles Bronson...I actually liked this better.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
A solid, unremarkable action movie and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.

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What our critics are saying online

The Mechanic
"The Mechanic" tells a story as old as “Hamlet” in a style as new as unbaked bread. What's the point? An intriguing plot is established, a new character is brought on with a complex set of problems, and then all the groundwork disintegrates into the usual hash of preposterous action sequences. Is there an action director left who knows it isn't all about the sound and the fury? …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 01/26/2011