The Marksman

The Marksman

The Marksman

Liam Neeson leads this action thriller as a rancher on the Arizona border who becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing cartel assassins. Directed by the Oscar-nominated producer of American Sniper, Letters from Iwo Jima and Mystic River.

2021Rating: R13, Violence & cruelty108 minsUSA
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Stuff

Stuff

This is a shameless smash and grab of No Country For Old Men, Logan and anything else that can trace its whakapapa back to Shane.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

There’s no escaping the formulaic storyline featuring uncomplicated good guys and abundantly villainous bad guys.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

It’s too vague, shying away from any controversy, to say much at all.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

It is the kind of film you watch on accident more than seek out, but you probably won’t regret the accident.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A solid entry in the Neeson action oeuvre.

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Variety

Variety

Lorenz stages the action with a convincing ebb and flow, but thanks to an undercooked script what happens in between is mostly boilerplate.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Neeson remains the image of dogged, watchable commitment. Even he seems to know that he's the wrong man for the job...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It's a simplistic, closed-loop moral universe in which the major plot thread is tied up too neatly and others are pretty much forgotten.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

"The Marksman" fades out on its very Eastwoodian finale, Clint's touch doesn't feel like an unsubtle inspiration so much as it does a severe kind of absence.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

The cinematic version of comfort food: satisfyingly familiar but full of starch and empty calories.

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