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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

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Bishop's most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life in order to make him complete three impossible assassinations and 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 »


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

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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

Gross USA:

$21,218,403

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$125,729,635
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (one shot)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It's the unique plight of a beautiful, imperiled woman that forces Arthur Bishop back into the fold. Key to casting the role of Gina was finding an actress who would bring her own strengths and magnetic presence to the part, a character who becomes a formidable ally to the mechanic. They found that actress in Jessica Alba, who was eager to join the production. "I've always been a fan of Jason (Statham)," said Alba. "He's got tremendous range, and I don't know any other actor who can do what he's done. I particularly like these action movies, so when I got the opportunity to do this, I thought it would be great to work with him in this genre." Alba found her character to be a woman of inner and outer strength. "She's ex-military, so she knows how to fight and defend herself, and she's definitely not a damsel-in-distress. But she's not all brute and brawn. She has a heart, and it's interesting to see the beginnings of this love story, even though it's set in these bizarre circumstances. I don't know if there are very many women that would be that interesting to a man like Bishop, because he's so smart and dominant, and just moves through people. But to be the girl who's almost on that equal level with him, makes for a great character." Statham loved working with Alba. He said: "She's such a talented actress. She's a lot of fun. Doing an action movie, the drama's really serious and the stakes are high and you need someone to kind of soften that. She was just a dream to work with, a real pleasure." See more »

Goofs

After Bishop has a video call with Gina following his first kill for Crain, Crain takes a pair of handcuffs off Gina's wrists. However, in brief shot just before the video call, Gina was not handcuffed. Her arms were arms were on either side of her, not bound together. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Bishop: [after killing Krill] Let the man pray.
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Connections

Referenced in The Malaysian Prison (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Thai Country Song
Written and Performed by Siriporn Traetulakarn
Published by Chinaboy Music Publishing (PRS), Perfect Ten Publishing (ASCAP) and DeMaritni Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Chinaboy Music
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Not even close to a good action movie
6 August 2016 | by catheappSee all my reviews

Things happen without rhyme or reason, progression of the plot is very choppy, progress happens for the sake of progression, for example. This movie wouldn't be complete without a bed scene between Statham and Alba right? There's absolutely no chemistry between the two, the smiles and fake laughs come off as forced, but they end up in the sack and the movie moves along. Statham's past movies were successful because the action never really stopped. it was just madness after madness.. This movie on the other hand.. has a lot of scenes trying to tell a story that you really don't give a * about. Really slow movie with convoluted plot. See it or don't see it, You wont out on much.


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