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The Mechanic (1972) (1972)

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Starring (View all)
Sara Taft Sara Taft
Garden Party Woman
Frank Orsatti Frank Orsatti
2nd Bodyguard
Ernie F. Orsatti Ernie F. Orsatti
Chickin Lickin' Driver
Michael Hinn Michael Hinn
Rifle Range Attendant
Linda Grant Linda Grant
Bathtub Girl
Robert Jaffe Robert Jaffe
Party Guest
Steve Vinovich Steve Vinovich
Party Guest
Gerald Peters Gerald Peters
Butler


Written by
Lewis John Carlino Lewis John Carlino
screenplay


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Bronson in top form

11 years, 1 month ago at Oct 3 10:39
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"Murder is only killing without a license."

The Mechanic can best be described as an investigative character study of a "mechanic" (or hitman, as they're more commonly called). This second creative collaboration of Charles Bronson and director Michael Winner is a tense 1970s action-thriller that excites with tenacious stunt-work and engrosses with a restrained screenplay. It's also ... read more
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An aging hitman befriends a young man who wants to be a professional killer. Eventually it becomes clear that someone has betrayed them.
Release date: 7 December 1972
UPC: 027616880109
Tags: Action (7), Thriller (5), Murder (5), 1972 (4), Mafia (2), Hitman (2), 1970s (2), Training (2), Action Hero (2), Crime (2), 70 (1), Contracts (1), Double Cross (1), Hit Man (1), Mustang (1), 100 Min (1), 70's (1), Espionage (1)
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"14.1, PC Charles Bronson alkaa opettaa listimisen saloja nuoremmalle klopille. Tarina itsessään on liian kuivaa seurattavaa ja loppu melko laimea, mutta dialogi on mielenkiintoista seurattavaa paikka paikoin. Silloin kun tässä on äsköniä, se on jännää seurattavaa, mutta sitä olisi saanut olla paljon enemmän. Jumitteluajan olisi voinut käyttää vaikka moottoripyörillä kruisailuun tai johonkin."


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" 1972 Directed By Michael Winner Starring Charles Bronson / Jan-Michael Vincent / Keenan Wynn and featuring Jill Ireland as The Girl My Rating : 4.0 for Good My imbd Pleasure Meter : 4.0/5.0 Stars "


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"First viewing - Sept. 7th The Mechanic routinely earns praise from directors I admire, so when I found it on Showbox I settled in to see what it was like. Overall I enjoyed it, but mainly because the back half of the film is so strongly composed that it makes you somewhat forgive the flaws of the first half. I had to fight a little to stay awake during the first hour of the film in places as not much happens and the initial interactions between Bronson & Vincent fall flat at times. I couldn't h"


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