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Polar (2019)

TV-MA | | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 January 2019 (USA)
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A retiring assassin suddenly finds himself on the receiving end of a hit, contracted by none other than his own employer seeking to cash in on the pensions of aging employees.

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Jonas Åkerlund

Writers:

Jayson Rothwell (screenplay by), Víctor Santos (based on the Dark Horse graphic novel "Polar: Came from the cold" by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mads Mikkelsen ... Duncan Vizla
Vanessa Hudgens ... Camille
Katheryn Winnick ... Vivian
Fei Ren ... Hilde
Ruby O. Fee ... Sindy
Matt Lucas ... Blut
Robert Maillet ... Karl
Anthony Grant ... Facundo
Josh Cruddas ... Alexei
Lovina Yavari ... Junkie Jane
Ayisha Issa ... Jazmin
Pedro Miguel Arce ... Pedro
Anastasia Marinina ... Evalina
Martin Zolotarev ... Evalina's Son
Richard Dreyfuss ... Porter
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A retiring assassin suddenly finds himself on the receiving end of a hit, contracted by none other than his own employer seeking to cash in on the pensions of aging employees.

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Trivia

Released on Netflix in the US within weeks of the theatrical release of another Mads Mikkelsen-led movie 'Arctic', which happened to be titled 'Polar' in some international territories. The two movies are unrelated. See more »

Goofs

Vivian says "He's currently staking out in Belarus, Russia", to Duncan while discussing business at the restaurant. Belarus and Russia are two separate countries. See more »

Quotes

Duncan Vizla: Try not to be scared.
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References Death Wish II (1982) See more »

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Written by James Walsh & Greg Hatwell
Courtesy of APM Music on behalf of EMI Music Publishing
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Quirky / Assassin Film
26 January 2019 | by markottoh-98639See all my reviews

I really didn't expect to like this with a 6.5 critic rating.

However, within a few minutes of watching, I found myself chuckling at the odd and playful style they took with the film, somewhat reminding me of a videogame.

It's enjoyable and I think worth a watch and a decent action film.


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