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The Gunman (2015) - Film Review

The Gunman is directed by Pierre Morel (Taken (2008)) and is based on a 1981 novel called The Prone Gunman written by Jean-Patrick Manchette.  In this adaptation Sean Penn stars as Jim Terrier, a private security contractor, who is part of a team out in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) protecting charitable non-governmental organisations (NGOs).   366 more words

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Review: The Gunman

Sean Penn has always been a force to be reckoned with, but his starring role in The Gunman shows us a side of the actor we have never seen. 195 more words

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Flash Movie Review: The Gunman

Everyone has their own way of offering penance to right a wrong. There are some people who will say they are sorry so many times that it begins to sound like a standard salutation. 433 more words


The Gunman


Anton Capital Entertainment/Canal+/Silver Pictures/TF1 Films Production/Open Road Films

Directed by Pierre Morel

Produced by Adrian Guerra/Sean Penn/Peter McAleese/Andrew Rona/Joel Silver

Screenplay by Don Macpherson/Pete Travis/Sean Penn… 769 more words



So does Sean Penn want to be Liam Neeson… or does Liam Neeson wish he was Sean Penn.. either way, this film is the sadly the first one. 702 more words


The Gunman: A Failure of Message and Movie


When I first saw the trailer for The Gunman, it was something of a surprise. Two time Academy Award nominee Sean Penn in an action movie? 467 more words