The American

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A Very Private Gentleman ( USA )


The American

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Alone among assassins, Jack is a master craftsman. When a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, he vows to his contact Pavel that his next assignment will be his last. Jack reports to the Italian countryside, where he holes up in a small town and relishes being away from death for a spell. The assignment, as specified by a Belgian woman, Mathilde, is in the offing as a weapon is constructed. Surprising himself, Jack seeks out the ... more

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This is a IMDB page Review29 May 2012

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George Clooney excelled himself in this movie! I really did not know what to expect. I kind of knew what it was about, but decided that I will let it surprise me.

This movie is a low key follow the movie and its steps. You keep guessing and keep wondering what will happen... more





thanks for the comment and Reviews29 May 2012

gives us insight and info about this reasonably well made and acted European locales drama thriller movie

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The American18 December 2011

Great movie with George Clooney playing an assassin who claims doing one last job but others have plans for him.





elegant and absorbing thriller10 December 2011

This film is a play on the European style of thriller. It is not an "Action' film as such but moves slowly and builds the tension piece by piece. The settings are beautiful and act as a counterpoint to the violence and menace. Outstanding. If you like films like the original "Let the Right One... more





Rubbish to be avoided24 July 2011

The scenery is pleasant, set in Italian mountains. Everything else is garbage. I don't understand why the great George Clooney allowed himself to be cast in this worthless film.

Its regular clichés, contrived scenes, unbelievable characters and a predictable ending make this a film to be avoided.





The American22 May 2011

The American is an Italian movie basically a character study of Jack (George Clooney), an aging contract hitman who wants to leave the business, but stays for one last job. Jack is hiding out in a remote Italian village, building a specialized weapon for hitwoman Mathilde (Thekla Reuten). We have... more





i might add..30 March 2011

good locales in the movie, less conversation however the acting is decent. however i agree it can be a liitle boring at times.





good movie30 March 2011

good locales in the movie, less conversation however the acting is decent.

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