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Absolution (2015)

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When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the government agency that hired him for the mission. Written by Lionsgate

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Rated R for strong violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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It realy is a sequal to A Good Man (2014) and Force Of Execution (2013) were seagal plays the same role of John Alexander in all 3 films. See more »

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A Routine Action Film...
23 June 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A sequel to A Good Man, 'Absolution' is a routine action film, that has some absorbing moments. The storytelling is very 1980's, although some of the action bits are sharp.

'Absolution' Synopsis: John Alexander (Steven Seagal) is a contract killer. After encountering a girl on the run from a mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political connections, he is torn between protecting the girl and remaining loyal to the government agency that hired him for a mission.

'Absolution' clearly lacks an innovative script, but all said and done, some of it works. Especially the second-hour, where there is good scope for some hardcore, bloody action. Keoni Waxman's Direction is decent. Cinematography is standard. Editing is okay.

Performance-Wise: Steven Seagal is as usual, but he looks completely out of shape. Byron Mann does some terrific action here & is also the scene-stealer. Vinnie Jones is reduced into a loud villain. Adina Stetcu is average.

On the whole, 'Absolution' is, at best, a passable watch.


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