Rated R · 105 minutes · 2011

Action, Thriller
Jason Statham, the modern-day equivalent of Charles Bronson, finds himself in another action film that is a confusing mess. Statham plays a killer-for-hire going after elite British-military guys for some reason involving a rich sheik’s sons getting killed. Statham’s character needs to go after the killers, because the sheik has kidnapped his friend, played by Robert De Niro. (Yes, Robert De Niro.) Clive Owen shows up as an angry British guy who doesn’t like the fact that Statham is chasing British guys, or something like that. Your eyes are sure to glaze over while watching this thing; it’s a total waste of time on all fronts. The only thing cool about it is watching De Niro shoot an automatic weapon, like he did in Heat.
Official Site: killerelite.com
Director: Gary McKendry
Producer: Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Steven Chasman, Michael Boughen, Tony Winley, Christopher Mapp, Matthew Street, David Whealy and Peter Graves
Cast: Jason Statham, Robert De Niro, Clive Owen, Yvonne Strahovski, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Dominic Purcell, Aden Young, Grant Bowler and Rodney Afif


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Creative Loafing Atlanta Hollywood Product: Killer Elite License to kill revoked from Jason Statham and Clive Owen by Curt Holman 09/26/2011
Portland Mercury Real Life Is Boring Killer Elite: Not the operatic Owen-vs.-Statham-vs.-Owen's-moustache action thriller you've been waiting for. by Paul Constant 09/22/2011
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The Coast Halifax Here's Killer Elite, action junkies Statham, Owen and DeNiro make for a solid thriller by Matthew Ritchie 09/22/2011
Colorado Springs Independent Statham-fisted: Killer Elite Statham's on-screen persona is one of pure thuggishness. He's not asked to be witty or charismatic or anything other than a brute. by MaryAnn Johanson 09/22/2011
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