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The Doorman (2020)

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A woman returns from combat and befriends a family in NYC. A gang of thieves plot to take the family's valuables, and she is all that stands between them and their lives.

Director:

Ryûhei Kitamura

Writers:

Lior Chefetz (screenplay), Joe Swanson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ruby Rose ... Ali
Jean Reno ... Victor Dubois
Aksel Hennie ... Borz
Rupert Evans ... Jon Stanton
Julian Feder ... Max
David Sakurai ... Andre
Louis Mandylor ... Martinez
Hideaki Itô ... Leo
Kíla Lord Cassidy Kíla Lord Cassidy ... Lily Stanton
Philip Whitchurch ... Uncle Pat
Andreea Androne Andreea Androne ... Nira
Jamie Satterthwaite ... Olsen
Jo Marr ... Fireman Joe
Andreea Vasile ... U.S. Ambassador
Raynor van de Water ... Officer Griggs
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A woman returns from combat and befriends a family in NYC. A gang of thieves plot to take the family's valuables, and she is all that stands between them and their lives.

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Her Second chance is their Last Hope

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence throughout, language and brief teen drug use | See all certifications »
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Initially entered pre-production in Canada with Katie Holmes set to star. See more »

Goofs

When Victor find a page on Ali on the internet, it lists her as winning the Medal of Honor in Operation Enduring Freedom . He instead states that she won the Silver Star in Bucharest, Romania. See more »

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You had one job: clone Die Hard. They did five of those and you still can't do it.
29 October 2020 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

Where Die Hard was funny, The Doorman is cringeworthy. Where Die Hard was visceral, The Doorman is pathetic. Where Die Hard has action, The Doorman has quick viewpoint change scenes to hide how ridiculous they are. Where Die Hard had an intelligent, pompous and scary villain, The Doorman has a stupid old Frenchman. Die Hard had a budget, The Doorman had an unused building. The acting is terrible, the plot is ridiculous, the characters are cardboard and still they couldn't get them right. How can anyone fail this much?

For crying out loud, there are five Die Hard movies there and the one you are trying to copy from was made in '88. You had 32 years to do it right! Ruby Rose was two years old when that movie came out! What more do you need?!

Bottom line: If at least they would have gender swapped it and copied the rest this would have been a good movie. No, they had to completely mess it up. Avoid this boring unsuccessful attempt at a movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Doorman See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$257,349
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2.39:1
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