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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

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Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him, until his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best: make them look like accidents.

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Dennis Gansel

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Lewis John Carlino (based upon the characters created by), Philip Shelby (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Statham ... Arthur Bishop
Jessica Alba ... Gina
Tommy Lee Jones ... Max Adams
Michelle Yeoh ... Mei
Sam Hazeldine ... Crain
John Cenatiempo ... Jeremy
Toby Eddington ... Adrian Cook
Femi Elufowoju Jr. ... Krill
Anteo Quintavalle ... Frank
Yayaying Rhatha Phongam ... Courier (as Rhatha Phongam)
Bonnie Zellerbach ... Headmistress
Stuart Thorp ... Rio Thug #1
Alex Kuzelicki Alex Kuzelicki ... Rio Thug #2
Brahim Chab Brahim Chab ... Rio Thug #3 (as Brahim Achabbakhe)
Thomas Kiwi Thomas Kiwi ... Rio Thug #4
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Storyline

Arthur Bishop, the master assassin who faked his death in hopes of putting that part of his ;life behind him, now lives a quiet life in Rio. But someone who knows who he is shows up and tells him, that if he wants to continue living this life, he will do three jobs for someone. Bishop tries to tell them he has the wrong man but they know who he is and if he won't do the job, they will take him but he gets away. He then goes to a resort in Thailand run by a friend, Mae, where he tries to find out who is looking for him. Later a woman named Gina shows up looking for medical assistance and Mae can't help but notice bruises all over her body. Mae deduces she's a battered woman and when Mae hears her being beaten, Mae asks Bishop to help her. He goes and kills the guy she's with. He kills the man and then sets fire to the boat he's on. But he sees that Gina has a photo of him. He deduces that they one who wants him, sent her. He confronts her and she admits that she works at a children's ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Revenge is a dangerous business. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence throughout and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

France | USA

Language:

English | Portuguese | Thai | Bulgarian

Release Date:

26 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mechanic 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,456,525, 28 August 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,203,260, 23 October 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,312,958, 31 December 2016
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (one shot)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie, which is partially set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and filmed there, world premiered on August 22, 2016, one day after the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games had ended on August 21, 2016, with its major American release being on August 28, 2016, one week after the games closed. The picture predominantly debuted in most territories during late August and early September 2016, just prior to the start of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Summer Games, which started on September 7, 2016. See more »

Goofs

When Gina boards the yacht in the helicopter, we hear the rotor spinning down whilst the stationary blades waggle up and down as the guards climb out. See more »

Quotes

Courier: The principal I represent has an offer for you. He'd like 3 men killed. Each death must look like an accident. Your specialty I believe. Seems that reports of your demise have been greatly exaggerated.
[plays a video of his death]
Courier: My principal can make that known to certain interested parties. Which means that your new life here would end rather quickly.
Arthur Bishop: [looks around and sees henchmen surrounding him]
Courier: Or you can do the job and go back to being dead. What's your pleasure Senior Otto Santos?
Arthur Bishop: Let ...
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References The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) See more »

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Suffocation Blues
Performed by Black Pistol Fire
Written by Kevin McKeown
By Arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC and Shoot the Noise
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Go with the flow
19 March 2017 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of an invincible international assassin, who is forced to kill three targets who are very hard to get near, and very heavily protected. If he doesn't look these people within a certain time frame, his female acquaintance will be in danger.

Though "Mechanic: Resurrection" is an action film, it looks more like a pop feel good film because of its beautiful locations and its movie logic that defies common sense. How can he get from the middle of the sea to Sydney, and is super well equipped with numerous gadgets and even chemicals? And he has only thirty six hours to carry out his mission, and that includes travelling time? I'm not complaining about it, it's just that in a film like this, don't ever question the plot. Just go with the flow, and you'll enjoy it. At least I get to see this beautiful penthouse with a hanging pool.


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