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The American                                  (2010)
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6.3 IMDB rating
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George Clooney George Clooney
Jack / Edward
Lars Hjelm Lars Hjelm
Hunter #1
Björn Granath Björn Granath
Hunter #2
Johan Leysen Johan Leysen
Pavel
Paolo Bonacelli Paolo Bonacelli
Father Benedetto
Giorgio Gobbi Giorgio Gobbi
Man on Vespa
Silvana Bosi Silvana Bosi
Old Cheese Vendor


Written by
Rowan Joffe Rowan Joffe
(screenplay)
Martin Booth Martin Booth


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7 years, 10 months ago at Nov 9 19:47
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When a mission goes wrong in Sweden,Jack (George Clooney),a professional executioner,will resort to central Italy.There should be organized, without attracting the attention of people who living there,the next job that intends to be his last.But now from hunter has become hunted.As always,alone among strangers who can be trusted,Jack searches for redemption for the acts of a lifetime.Two strangers... read more

Suspense Thriller? No way!

8 years, 6 months ago at Mar 25 21:55
2 votes
Whoever called this an action movie or even a thriller obviously doesnt know what action is!
Numerous meaningless scences and simply no action at all...

I'd rather call it "The Story of a lonely Sinner", this way no one would expect action and furthermore wouldnt be disappointed.

The music was nice, it was made by Herbert Grönemeyer, a german singer.
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8 years, 4 months ago at May 15 1:19
1 vote
hahaha yeah I definitely agree with Potatoflip.... I went and saw this with my grandma and we were both so bored, there so many pointless scenes and the movie was so slow. I'm a fan of Clonney's movies but this one is not up there at all... I was really disappointed.
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Description: Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of this suspense thriller, filmed on location in Italy. Alone among assassins, Jack (played by Mr. Clooney) is a master craftsman. When a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, he vows to his contact that his next assignment will be his last. Jack reports to the Italian countryside, where he holes up in a small town and relishes being away from death for a spell. The assignment, as specified by a Belgian woman, Mathilde (Thekla Reuten of "In Bruges"), is in the offing as a weapon is constructed. Surprising himself, Jack seeks o ... (more)
Release date: 1 September 2010
Tags: 2010 (12), Thriller (10), Drama (7), Assassin (6), Italy (4), 2010s (3), Betrayal (3), Butterfly (3), Sex (3), Sniper (3), Prostitute (3), (2), 2010's (2), Friendship (2), Flower (2), Murder (2), American (2), Crime (1), Road Trip (1), Color (1)
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