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The Mechanic Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

Murder you can feel good about. Read full review

3.0

Grae Drake Profile

Explodes into your heart. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    49

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Mr. Statham, the specialist in English tough guys who was so affecting in "The Bank Job," has more to offer than The Mechanic has the grace to receive.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    As it is, The Mechanic is ham-fisted pulp, like Robert Rodriguez's "Machete" taking itself seriously.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Like many action stars, Statham is good at cool brooding, but West's frantic style works against this.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Scott Bowles

    Brisk, brutal and unconcerned with collateral damage, The Mechanic doesn't pave much of anything new in the assassin-for-hire genre. But when it kills, it does so with style.

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