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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... John Alexander
Byron Mann ... Chi
Howard Dell ... Van Horn
Adina Stetcu ... Nadia
Vinnie Jones ... The Boss
Josh Barnett ... Colt
Maria Bata ... Diana
Dominte Cosmin Dominte Cosmin ... Sergei
Sergiu Costache ... The Afghani
George Remes ... Victor
Sabina Branduse Sabina Branduse ... John's Wife
Lavinia Geambasu Lavinia Geambasu ... Working Girl
Massimo Dobrovic ... Handler
Claudiu Bleont Claudiu Bleont ... Working Girl's John
Andreea Afloarei Andreea Afloarei ... Receptionist
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Storyline

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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Revenge Has Its Own Set Of Rules.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

Romania | USA | Ukraine

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mercenary: Absolution See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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The film is meant to be a sequel to A Good Man (2014), which was a sequel to Force Of Execution (2013), in which Steven Seagal also portrays the character of John Alexander. See more »

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City Of Love
Written by: Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
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Good Suspense, Enjoyable Action - Few Bad Actors/Actress - Good overall
13 July 2015 | by freddiewitSee all my reviews

Apart from his superhuman (untouchable) nature in most movies (even against the best of opponents), I like Segal's movies and this is not an exception. If anything, this is better than many of his past movies and I could not believe the low rating on here.

For the benefit of those that are not that picky and just want some reasonable action, read my brief review below.

FOR:

I am giving it 8/10 because of:

  • The suspense (was good enough) - The action (not the best choreography but enjoyable)


AGAINST:

The main thing I have against this movie is the bad acting of some of the actors/actresses especially the non-Americans.


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