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After los­ing his fi­ancée in a ter­ror­ist at­tack, Mitch Rapp (Dy­lan O’Brien) seeks solo re­venge be­fore train­ing with a black ops unit led by the mys­te­ri­ous Stan Hur­ley (Michael Keaton).

Michael Cuesta 1 hour, 52 min­utes R O’Brien brings sur­pris­ing edge to his young as­sas­sin from Vince Flynn’s book. And Keaton is so in­tense he chews off an in­ter­roga­tor’s ear and smiles ma­ni­a­cally.

Sus­pen­sion of dis­be­lief col­lapses when the fight­ing lit­er­ally goes nu­clear. 1 hour, 55 min­utes R Cruise is full of his usual charisma but gives his em­bat­tled pilot a needed and hi­lar­i­ous sense of des­per­a­tion.

The ac­tion is well-paced, but the mo­men­tum de­rails when Barry’s fam­ily gets sucked into his il­le­gal deal­ings. 2 hours, 1 minute PG-13 The two ac­tors are a win­ning match that does jus­tice to the real-life sports fig­ures.

You have to wait a while to see Stone’s and Carell’s chem­istry in full.

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