Based on a true story, Killer Elite races across the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East in the action-packed account of an ex-special ops agent (Jason Statham) who is lured out of retirement to rescue his mentor (Robert De Niro). To make the rescue, he must complete a near-impossible mission of killing three tough-as-nails assassins with a cunning leader (Clive Owen).
Killer Elite Release Date
In Theaters September 23, 2011
Killer Elite Credits
Starring:Jason Statham, Clive Owen, Robert De Niro, Yvonne Strahovski
Written By:Gary McKendry, Matt Sherring
Directed By:Gary McKendry
Produced By:Michael Boughen, Steve Chasman, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Tony Winley
Michael Jordan isn’t the greatest basketball player of all-time because he dominated thousands of games. He’s the greatest basketball player of all-time because he dominated thousands of games against the best players in the world. Greatness cannot be proven without competition, and toughness is measured the same exact way.
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This Rotten Week: Predicting Abduction, Moneyball, Killer Elite And Dolphin Tale Reviews
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