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Asher (2018)

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An aging hitman's last job goes sideways, forcing him to redeem himself.

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Jay Zaretsky (screenplay by)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Perlman ... Asher
Famke Janssen ... Sophie
Jacqueline Bisset ... Dora
Marta Milans ... Marina
Guy Burnet ... Lyor
Ned Eisenberg ... Abram
David Wohl ... Dr. Green
Peter Facinelli ... Uziel
Richard Dreyfuss ... Avi
Blake Perlman ... Hannah
Joseph Siprut ... Craig
Micah Hauptman ... Reuben
Hannah Viederman Hannah Viederman ... Chia Girl
Alton Fitzgerald White ... Berenger
Henry Yuk Henry Yuk ... Khan
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Storyline

Asher (Ron Perlman) is a contract killer who's spent the better part of his life ending other lives, taking orders from Avi (Richard Dreyfuss). He lives a lonely existence, making friends out of fine wine and good food, resenting his apprentice, Uzi (Peter Facinelli), who's taking jobs from him due to youth. When Avi hands Asher three contracts for a revenge scheme, the hitman takes the job, only to lose consciousness due to health issues, making accidental contact with Sophie (Famke Janssen), a ballet teacher distraught over mother Dora (Jacqueline Bisset), who's losing her battle with dementia. Asher and Sophie make a connection, embarking on a tentative courtship where the murderer can't share anything about his life. As the pair work out their flirtations, Asher is forced to pair with Uzi on a group hit, and when that goes bad for a moment, the veteran soon becomes marked for death, threatening all the good that's come into his world. Written by blu-ray.com

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aging | See All (1) »

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Death is the only way he can live. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Famke Janssen and Jacqueline Bisset both played villains on Nip/tuck See more »

Goofs

A little after the 48 minute mark Asher (Ron Perlman) is shooting at some bottles, there is no muzzle flash on his first shot, also after his first shot he cycles the bolt on his rifle but no spent cartridge is ejected and no fresh round loaded from the magazine, on his subsequent three shots it also appears there are no cartridges ejected when he cycles the bolt. See more »

Quotes

Asher: [his latest hit is going into cardiac arrest] Saves Me A Bullet
Dora: Saves Me A Blow Job
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Interesting Piece of work....
8 January 2019 | by battlebuckshipsSee all my reviews

I just finished watching this piece. With an amazing cast like this. One will want to view this film. Ron Pearlman, brilliant as always, Richard Dreyfuss, Jacqueline Bisset. With this cast of actors on board. It'll make any film come out on point. Famke as beautiful as always. I always enjoy her performances. Overall not a bad piece of work to watch. This kind of film has been done before but you will enjoy this cast of extreme professionals as they make it look so real. I did enjoy watching...:)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Chinese

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Syracuse, New York, USA

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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