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Message Man (2018)

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A retired assassin's past catches up with him and his brutality surfaces as he goes on a final killing spree to make things right.


Corey Pearson


Corey Pearson (screenplay)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul O'Brien ... Ryan Teller
Aji Santosa Aji Santosa ... Doni
Verdi Solaiman ... Lee
Mario Irwinsyah Mario Irwinsyah ... Adi
Agni Pratistha Agni Pratistha ... Jenti
Mike Lewis ... Sniper
Alfridus Godfred ... Asep (as Alfridus Godfred Eon)
Ronny P. Tjandra Ronny P. Tjandra ... Yanto
Gary Plant Gary Plant ... Tom
Bran Vargas Bran Vargas ... Indonesian Assassin
Denny Baskar Denny Baskar ... Lee's Assistant
Valentine Payen-Wicaksono ... Toby (as Valentine Payen)
Epy Kusnandar ... Mechanic
Patria Sandya Mustika Patria Sandya Mustika ... Lee's Girlfriend (as Patria Sandayamustika)
Trisa Triandesa Trisa Triandesa ... Lee's Manager


A retired assassin's past catches up with him and his brutality surfaces as he goes on a final killing spree to make things right.

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Entertaining action movie
27 February 2019 | by LoremIpsum321See all my reviews

An entertaining action film, starting after the first 30 min. Before that there's not much going on, just some nice island shots and rather uninteresting scenes that are supposed to serve as some sort of introduction for the "heros" later motives, I suppose.

But then the real "story" (very basic) kicks in and along with it the action. Quite a couple of brutal knife killings and shootouts from there.

Some compare it to brilliant The Raid films as I read, but that's nonsense. While the knife action might be similar in brutality, the fight scenes are not not as many and they surely are not as well choreographed, definitely no Iko Uwais skills here. The takeouts are executed quickly and with lots of blood, tho.

Pretty entertaining, if you like a high bodycount.

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Indonesian | English

Release Date:

26 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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Message Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia See more »

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1.85 : 1
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