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Polar (2019)

TV-MA | | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 January 2019 (USA)
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The world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger killers.

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Jonas Åkerlund

Writers:

Jayson Rothwell (screenplay by), Víctor Santos (based on the Dark Horse graphic novel "Polar: Came from the cold" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mads Mikkelsen ... Duncan Vizla
Vanessa Hudgens ... Camille
Katheryn Winnick ... Vivian
Fei Ren ... Hilde
Ruby O. Fee ... Sindy
Matt Lucas ... Blut
Robert Maillet ... Karl
Anthony Grant ... Facundo
Josh Cruddas ... Alexei
Lovina Yavari ... Junkie Jane
Ayisha Issa ... Jazmin
Pedro Miguel Arce ... Pedro
Anastasia Marinina ... Evalina
Martin Zolotarev ... Evalina's Son
Richard Dreyfuss ... Porter
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The world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger killers.

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Based on the Graphic Novel. See more »


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English | Russian

Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Polar See more »

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2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Duncan Vizla had 11 cigarettes during the film time. See more »

Goofs

When Duncan is looking into his cabin using the thermal camera, he can see through the windows like the glass wouldn't be there. This is not how thermal camera works, as it would only show the temperature of the window glass and not through it. If the thermal vision would show through the window, it would do so through the walls, too. See more »

Quotes

Blut: The fun continues tomorrow, Mr. Vizla.
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Soundtracks

Chapel Hymn 5 (Befiehl Du Deine Wege)
Written by Gerhard Narholz (as Otto Sieben) & Johann Crueger
Courtesy of APM Music
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Exactly what I had hoped for
26 January 2019 | by matthewkodadekSee all my reviews

This isn't high art, it's certainly not Oscar bait or even trying to be tongue in cheek...this is a blatantly bloody and violent thrill ride with little exposition and a single purpose: gratuitous violence with no deeper meaning.

If you watch this for any other reason, be prepared for copious disappointment. No nuance or subtlety, just a murder ballet for the masses.

I predict that as is the current trend, that the audience will love/like it while the critics lambast it...shows the growing irrelevance of the professional critic as their disconnect with the audience grows.


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