This Jason Statham and Angelina Jolie movie follows the lives of a couple of unlikely heroes. One of them, Hannah Faber, is a seasoned smokejumper. She has been trained to deal with traumatic situations in the field, and her latest assignment involves parachuting into America’s vast interior. Her experience on such a mission has left her scarred, and she now uses her charm and charisma to survive. The other is Connor Casserly, a man who has lost his father to a group of assailants.
In other news, the film’s second weekend grosses are a bit disappointing, but the overall numbers are impressive. It’s already nearing the $60 million mark. Those Who Wish Me Dead, on the other hand, only managed to gross $2.8 million domestically and $1.2 million in 33 other countries. While critics have largely been neutral, audiences have given the film a 76% rating.
Jason Statham is an intimidatingly muscled hunk, with a lightbulb head and an uncommon amount of physical grace. He is also an accomplished high diver, and represented England in the 1990 Commonwealth Games. His role in the movie lends a level of plausibility and authenticity to the action sequences. The movie has a large ensemble cast, including Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones, and Javier Bardem, who won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his work.
While Statham has mainly starred in action movies, he has also dabbled in comedy. In 2006, he was in the remake of Pink Panther, which starred Steve Martin. In this movie, he plays CIA operative Rick Ford, a blowhard and boggle-eyed Bond. The film also features some fantastic costume choices by Statham, including a sexy turtleneck.
This New York-set thriller is the kind of movie you’ll want to see if you love Jason Statham. The premise of the story centers around a young Chinese girl being chased by crooked cops and Triads. She later meets a homeless man who’s on the verge of suicide and realizes that he has something to live for. The film features impressive action sequences and Jason Statham, who delivers an impressive performance.
The film is based on the popular 1975 action movie Death Race. It follows a lethal motor rally through the US. Statham stars as a coerced driver. The film also stars Kristen Stewart, Sean Harris, Sally Hawkins, and Pio Marmai. This movie has been in the making for 20 years. It is expected to be released in 2017.
Wrath of Man is the second film Ritchie has directed with Statham, and is a return to form for the director. The plot involves a man’s quest to avenge his son. The film features Ritchie’s signature circular plot and clever writing. Despite the title, the film doesn’t make Statham into a monster.