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Clooney as a mysterious assassin - fans of his should enjoy this

Advantages: Italian scenery, Jack as a mysterious character, somewhat tense in parts, stylish element
Disadvantages: Slow moving, plot lags midway, quiet dialogue may frustrate some,

...An assassin by the name of Jack is forced into hiding after his last job ends not how he'd planned. He decides to bow out of his line of business after his next job, in which he's sent to Italy. While based there, he works on creating his next ...

IzzyS 04.08.2013 · Read full review
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Corbijn and Clooney ooze some quiet class and style

Advantages: Clooney, patience, class and style
Disadvantages: Not deep enough

...Filled with gentle and smooth nods to a few stylish films, The American itself is a highly stylish spy thriller, with George Clooney starring as Jack, an assassin's gunsmith due to do one last job before retirement, holing up in a small Italian villa ...

pmcds 15.03.2012 · Read full review
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George Clooney not up to being a bad man!

Advantages: George Clooney
Disadvantages: Too much sex, boring, questionable ending

...THE STORY Jack (played by George Clooney) is sent into hiding in a small town. He is a weapons expert for assassinations. He makes weapons to the exact specifications required to get the job done. However, Jack finds life in the town lonely and eng ...

rufusredcoat 19.11.2010 · Read full review
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The American - a serious and realistic movie

Advantages: George Clooney, Realistic plot, suspense
Disadvantages: part of the scenes are boring, slow pace

...A loner among hired assassins, Jack (George Clooney) is a real artist in his craft. When an order in Sweden goes wrong and his girlfriend is killed, Jack swears that the next task will be his last. Hiding himself in a small town in the Italian province, h ...

svetlio90 19.10.2013 · Read full review
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We're Almost Home.................

Advantages: Gripping storyline
Disadvantages: I don't recall this getting much cinema play

...Being the daredevil that I am, I decided last night, not to watch Hostage at 10PM on Channel 4, but to wait until 11PM - god, I'm living the dream!lol! Typically I am KO'd as I start getting into a movie at these wee hours, but surprisingly this film had ...

doncasteryb 22.02.2010 · Read full review
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