Mechanic Resurrection

 

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Rating: R (for violence throughout and language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Dennis Gansel
Written By: Philip Shelby, Tony Mosher
In Theaters: Aug 26, 2016  Wide
On Disc/Streaming: Nov 22, 2016
Runtime: 110 minutes
Studio: Summit Entertainment

 

 

Release Date:  August 26, 2016
Language:  English
Production Companies:  Millenium Films, Chartoff Winkler Productions
Distribution:  Lionsgate Films
Producers:  William Chartoff, David Winkler, John Thompson, Frank DeMartini
Director:  Dennis Gansel
Screenplay:  Philip Shelby, Tony Mosher, Rachel Long, Brian Pittman
Cinematography:  Daniel Gottschalk
Action Coordinator /2nd Unit Director:  Vic Armstrong
Starring : Jessica Alba, Michelle Yeoh, Tommy Lee Jones, Natalie Burn, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam, Sam Hazeldine, Aaron Brumfield,  Katrina Grey , John Cenatiempo, Raicho Vasilev, Rachel O’Meara, Damian Mavis, Eoin O’Brien, Tomer Oz
Music:  Mark Isham
Editing:  Ueli Christen
Category:  Action / Thriller
Country:  U.S.A.
Principal Filming:  Nov 2014-Feb 2015 in Thailand
Budget : $40,000,000

 



 

Mechanic Resurrection Full Movie synopsis:

“Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 action thriller. When the deceitful actions of a cunning but beautiful woman (Jessica Alba) force him to return to the life he left behind, Bishop’s life is once again in danger as he has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.”

This may be the sequel to 2011’s The Mechanic, but you’ve seen this plot before. A hitman with a strong moral code and a very specific set of skills finds himself pulled out of retirement by an evil organization, who threaten to murder his girlfriend (Jessica Alba) unless he does a job for them. And like countless action heroes before him, Arthur Bishop agrees out of love…and then begins plotting to destroy his new employers. Oh, Tommy Lee Jones is around and he’s sporting a ridiculous soul patch. With movies like these, you have to savor the little pleasures and Tommy Lee Jones wearing that thing on his chin is a tremendous little pleasure.



Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) – Official Trailer - Jason Statham, Jessica Alba & Tommy Lee Jones

For the sequel of The Mechanic in 2011, now Jason Statham is back to star as Arthur Bishop in Mechanic: Resurrection. As people know, this is actually the sequel of The Mechanic that had become a global hit in that year. Movie that is starred by Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Michelle Yeoh, Tommy Lee Jones, and Sam Hazeldine is directed by Dennis Gansel. Also, this mystery, action, and trailer movie is written by four great script writers: Brian Pittman, Tony Mosher, Philip Shelby, and Rachel Long. So, this is a story, continuity of Arthur Bishop’s story that is forced by someone coming from his past to be back for the business. He is forced to do some impossible lists of assassinations with the most risky men in the world.

The Full Mechanic: Resurrection full movie explained

For the sequel of The Mechanic in 2011, now Jason Statham is back to star as Arthur Bishop in Mechanic: Resurrection. As people know, this is actually the sequel of The Mechanic that had become a global hit in that year. Movie that is starred by Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Michelle Yeoh, Tommy Lee Jones, and Sam Hazeldine is directed by Dennis Gansel. Also, this mystery, action, and trailer movie is written by four great script writers: Brian Pittman, Tony Mosher, Philip Shelby, and Rachel Long. So, this is a story, continuity of Arthur Bishop’s story that is forced by someone coming from his past to be back for the business. He is forced to do some impossible lists of assassinations with the most risky men in the world.

If you don’t remember The Mechanic all that well, and you’d be forgiven if that’s the case, Jason Statham stars as Arthur Bishop. Bishop is a professional assassin who’s specialty is taking people out in a way that makes it look like an accident, suicide, or really anything other than a professional hit. In Mechanic: Resurrection, our hero has retired from the life, but is forced back in by people who want him to perform some key assassinations for them. In order to convince him to do the jobs, they’ve kidnapped his girlfriend, played by Jessica Alba. Not before she has a chance to don a bikini of course, in case you were worried about that.

Earlier this week we saw the first poster for Mechanic: Resurrection, and now a trailer has arrived online for the action sequel, which sees Jason Statham reprising the role of Arthur Bishop alongside Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba and Michelle Yeoh.

Statham is Bishop who’s forced back into the hitman world to protect the woman he loves (Jessica Alba), who’s been kidnapped. Dennis Gansel is behind the camera for this one, Tommy Lee Jones is also on the cast.

Directed by Dennis Gansel, the sequel to the 2011 action thriller finds Bishop forced to return to the life he left behind by the deceitful actions of a cunning but beautiful woman (Jessica Alba). Now his life is once again at risk as he must complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.

Jason Statham set to reprise his role as Arthur Bishop

According to THR, Jason Statham has signed on to return as Arthur Bishop, an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets, in “The Mechanic 2.”

German director Dennis Gansel (The Wave) is in talks to come on board as the director.

Nu Image is shopping the project to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin.

You can visit our film page of “The Mechanic” to learn more about the first installment.

Jessica Alba bares her shoulders in trendy white flounce frock with daughter Honor

Jessica Alba looked summery fresh as she left a friend’s house with daughter Honor in Los Angeles on Sunday.

The 35-year-old Golden Globe nominee dressed her yoga and spin-toned 5ft5in figure in a trendy off-the-shoulder, white linen flounce frock and cute black slides.

The Honest Company mompreneur’s eight-year-old princess rocked a yin-yang tattoo choker, blue bandeau beneath denim dungarees, and white Teva sandals.

Not unlike Rob Kardashian: Missing from the weekend shenanagans was Jessica’s husband of eight years Cash Warren who fronts his own Target sock line, Pair of Thieves

The Pomona-born beauty currently fronts the fall collection of her DL1961 denim collaboration, as well as ZICO Coconut Water’s new ‘Inside is Everything’ campaign.

Alba can be seen as hula-hooping dancer Daisy in Kevin Connolly’s 1962 coming-of-age film Dear Eleanor – now on VOD/DVD – alongside Luke Wilson, Josh Lucas, and Ione Skye.

The Veil actress will next play Gina in the action sequel Mechanic: Resurrection – hitting US/UK theaters August 26 – with Jason Statham, Tommy Lee Jones, and Michelle Yeoh.

‘That’s a wrap!’ The Pomona-born beauty currently fronts the fall collection of her DL1961 denim collaboration, as well as ZICO Coconut Water’s new ‘Inside is Everything’ campaign

Excerpts from MAAC Interview with Michelle Yeoh

MAAC: Our Fans heard that you had just finished filming with Jason Statham on ‘Mechanic: Resurrection’, Can you give us any little insights into that?

MICHELLE YEOH: He’s fun, he (Statham) is very good at what he does. I actually only have a cameo role in that film, I really wanted to be able to do more because you know, with Jessica Alba, we had a nice time filming, we were in Thailand. I only really had about two weeks with them which was too short you know.

So I played the “reliable buddy”, that when he’s in trouble he needs to go to.

MAAC: We were hoping for you to have had a big role in that film.

MICHELLE YEOH: I know, I know. I think alot of people wanted that to have happened but maybe next time.

Will Have Jason Statham As Elite Assassin Arthur Bishop Coming Back From the Dead

Lionsgate’s Mechanic: Resurrection, the sequel to 2011’s The Mechanic, is scheduled to be released on January 22, 2016. Directed by Dennis Gansel from a script by Philip Shelby, Tony Mosher, Rachel Long and Brian Pittman, the follow through film is being produced by William Chartoff, David Winkler, John Thompson and Frank DeMartini.

The 2011 original reportedly grossed $76 million worldwide against a production budget of $40 million. The film itself is a remake by director Simon West of the 1972 movie of the same name directed by Michael Winner which starred Charles Bronson and Jan-Michael Vincent. Bronson then portrayed the ‘mechanic’ in the title.

Filming for the sequel started in Bangkok, Thailand on November 4 with Jason Statham reprising his title role as the ‘mechanic’ Arthur Bishop, a master assassin bound by a strict code of ethics as a professional hit man who can make his kills look like accidents, suicides or the acts of petty criminals. After faking his own death, as seen in the closing scenes of the first film, Bishop tries to walk away from his past and begin a new, more peaceful life. But someone he knows from his previous work pulls him out of his retirement by kidnapping the love of his life, forcing him to travel the globe to complete three seemingly impossible assassinations. And he must make them look like accidents.

Joining Statham is a new cast that includes Jessica Alba as Gina, Tommy Lee Jones as Max Adams, Michelle Yeoh as Mae, Sam Hazeldrine as Crain, along with Yayaying Rhatha Phongam, Raicho Vasilev, John Cenatiempo, Rachel O’Meara, Sam Stevens, Geoffrey Giuliano, Eoin O’Brien, aarom Brumfield, Bonnie Zellerbach, and Dylan Farrell.

Before Mechanic: Resurrection screens a full twelve month yet from now, Statham will first be seen as main villain Ian Shaw in Furious 7 which shows in theaters on April 3, and then as Ford, Melissa McCarthy’s fellow CIA operative, in the comedy Spy which will be released on May 22.

Will the Movie be Doomed Without Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders?

Newest additions also revealed Sam Hazeldine who was a regular of the ABC drama “Resurrection” that was recently cancelled.

The upcoming movie is said to be a prequel zooming in on the life of the huntsman, played by Chris Hemsworth, before he met Snow White. In the previous film, it can be recalled that Hemsworth’s character had a very torturous life story with his wife having been murdered by nefarious forces.

Universal Studios saw this as a strong point to continue the movie that has grossed a staggering $396 Million worldwide. Focusing it on the “Thor” actor would make a big possibility of another box office hit.

However, critics might be thinking differently. The Guardian names the “The Huntsman” as the most pointless follow-up of all time, citing how unnecessary it is to make a movie out of what took place between The Huntsman and Ravenna (Charlize Theron) before Snow White came into the scene.

The site also criticized the company for involving Stewart’s scandal with “Snow White and The Huntsman” director Rupert Sanders in the decision of not casting them due to the negative publicity that their short-lived affair has brought for the film.

Many critics and fans of the “Twilight” actress alike repulse the production of the movie in talk, crediting the movie’s success to Stewart’s stardom. Some of them hoped to see even a glimpse of the star in the movie as she was the “Snow White” after all, only to see Universal completely eliminating her character along with her former director.

Summit Sets Dates for Kevin Costner’s Criminal and Jason Statham’s Mechanic: Resurrection

The sequel to The Mechanic, which was released by CBS Films in 2011, “Resurrection” brings back Statham as his hitman character Arthur Bishop. It began filming earlier this week in Bangkok, Thailand with German director Dennis Gansel (We Are the Night) at the helm with Statham joined by Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba and Michelle Yeoh. Right now, it’s the only movie set for that late January weekend but that’s likely to change.

Directed by Ariel Vromen (The Iceman), Criminal stars Costner as a dangerous criminal who has had the memories and skills of a CIA agent implanted into his brain. It also co-stars Tommy Lee Jones, along with Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman, Gal “Wonder Woman” Gadot and Alice Eve.

First photo of Jason Statham and Jessica Alba in Mechanic: Resurrection

Summit Entertainment has released the first photo from the upcoming Mechanic: Resurrection featuring stars Jason Statham and Jessica Alba. Check it out in the gallery below!

Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic when someone from his past forces him back into the business. Bishop has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.

Filmed on location in Bangkok, Thailand, Dennis Gansel (We Are the Night) directed Mechanic: Resurrection. Statham and Alba are joined by Tommy Lee Jones and Michelle Yeoh in the sequel. Mechanic: Resurrection will debut in theaters on August 26, 2016.

Jason Statham Eliminates Everyone in the Mechanic: Resurrection Trailer

Summit Entertainment has released the first trailer for the upcoming Mechanic: Resurrection featuring stars Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, and Tommy Lee Jones. Check it out in the player below!

Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 action thriller. When the deceitful actions of a cunning but beautiful woman (Jessica Alba) force him to return to the life he left behind, Bishop’s life is once again in danger as he has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.

Filmed on location in Bangkok, Thailand, Dennis Gansel (We Are the Night) directed Mechanic: Resurrection. Statham, Alba and Jones are joined by Michelle Yeoh in the sequel. Mechanic: Resurrection will debut in theaters on August 26, 2016.

More filming locations for “Mechanic: Resurrection” in Thailand revealed

The Phuket-based marine services company Yacht Solutions has been appointed marine consultant for Jason Statham’s next blockbuster movie, Mechanic: Resurrection, which is scheduled for cinematic release in January 2016.

“Blockbusters such as these will help to promote the country as an exotic, beautiful and friendly location for filming. We will be offering the production company marine co-ordination and logistical support.”

Filming will run from mid-November through mid-December on board a 63-meter superyacht in Thailand.

The cast will be filming on location on the superyacht in the Gulf of Thailand organized by Yacht Solutions, and they will also be filming in and around Phuket.

Line producer in Thailand is Tom Waller of De Warrenne Pictures. As marine consultant, Yacht Solutions have chartered the yacht, helped arranged shooting and are working with the crew during shooting.

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What Is The mechanic resurrection full movie Release Date

On November 7, 2014, Lionsgate set the film for an January 22, 2016 release.  The film was later moved back to April 15, 2016, however on August 3, 2015, the film was again moved back to August 26, 2016.

What Is The mechanic resurrection  full movie movie Rating

Why is Mechanic: Resurrection rated R? The R rating is for violence … back into the assassination game in this sequel to the 2011 movie, The Mechanic. … We do not have a full review for Mechanic: Resurrection because it is rated R in the US.

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“I’ve been waiting too long to get even with you.” Lionsgate has released the first full-length trailer for this summer’s Mechanic: Resurrection, the sequel to The Mechanic from 2011, arriving in theaters in two months. This film stars Jason Statham in his 10,000th action film, as an assassin who makes his hits look like accidents. Aside from Statham, the cast includes Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, and Michelle Yeoh – impressive names for just another action movie. You thought he wouldn’t return to this series, but he’s back. The Mechanic is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them all look like accidents. Well at least Tommy Lee Jones looks cool. Have a look.

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Parents need to know that Mechanic: Resurrection — the sequel to 2011’s The Mechanic — brings back retired hit man Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham). Bishop’s old nemesis forces him back into the life of a contract killer when he kidnaps the love of his life, Gina (Jessica Alba), and sends him on a mission to complete three more impossible assassinations. Given that the hero is a ruthless (if reluctant) killer, expect lots of explosive violence, as well as some strong language.

 

REVIEWS

TOMATOMETER  CRITICS 31% | AUDIENCE 41%

 

 

The Mechanic: Resurrection
Video Rated R · 99 minutes · 2016
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Drama, Thriller
Professional assassin Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) just wants to enjoy retirement on his houseboat in Rio, but he's too damn good at killing for the world to let him be. In this sequel to the 2011 thriller (itself a remake of a 1972 film starring Charles Bronson), Bishop is forced back into action when the world's most nefarious arms dealer (Sam Hazeldine) holds hostage a damsel in distress (Jessica Alba) in hope of getting Bishop to do his bidding. Between the slaughter set pieces there's some beautiful aerial cinematography of Brazil, Bulgaria, Thailand, and Malaysia; in fact a nimble editor could probably recut this into a lush travelogue. Digital photography, with its limited ability to capture rapid movement, renders the close combat choppy and disorienting, and none of the kills is especially memorable. But director Dennis Gansel never bites off more than he can chew. With Tommy Lee Jones and Michelle Yeoh.
By Dmitry Samarov

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Mechanic: Resurrection (May 28/17)
David Nusair Reel Film Reviews
May 30, 2017
A fairly decent followup to 2011's The MechanicMechanic: Resurrectionfollows Jason Statham's Arthur Bishop as he's blackmailed into assassinating three well-guarded figures. There's little doubt that Mechanic: Resurrection takes a really, really long time to wholeheartedly get going, as filmmaker Dennis Gansel, working from a script by Philip Shelby and Tony Mosher, delivers an opening stretch that's almost completely devoid of compelling, attention-grabbing elements - with the decision to stress the exploits of Jessica Alba's generic love interest certainly compounding the movie's less-than-engrossing vibe. And although the first of the three aforementioned kills is disappointingly by-the-numbers, Mechanic: Resurrection benefits substantially from a thoroughly captivating stretch involving Arthur's efforts at sabotaging a roofside swimming pool. It's a turning point that paves the way for a second half that progresses like a rocket through a series of gleefully over-the-top action sequences, with the climactic sequence, which follows Arthur as he takes on an army of goons aboard a luxury yacht, certainly ensuring that Mechanic: Resurrection ends on an impressively exhilarating note - thus confirming, when coupled with Statham's typically compelling, charismatic work here, the film's place as a decent sequel that could've been so much better.

 

 

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'Mechanic: Resurrection' beats viewers over the head with its mediocrity: movie review
BY STEPHEN WHITTY
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Friday, August 26, 2016
Jason Statham looks like a knuckle. Which is great, because his movies come at you like fists.

Punch, jab, uppercut, right cross. All you can do is try to duck — or brace yourself for 90 minutes of battering.

"Mechanic: Resurrection" is another chapter in Statham's career of tough-guy vigilante stories, and a sequel to his 2011 movie (itself a remake of a much better 1972 Charles Bronson flick).
This time he's being asked to take out three arms dealers — by another arms dealer, who wants to increase his market share. Bishop turns the job down. So the client kidnaps Bishop's cute new girlfriend, to help convince him.

The B-movie "Mechanic" series is basically Bond, minus the glamour and the wit; just a grimacing English guy using guns, gadgets and some goofy boobytraps to blow his human targets to smithereens.

It's fun for a while, on a simple, single-shooter, video-game level. And for a change, the movie's stunts plug into Statham's pre-Hollywood career as a champion diver; this may be the most watery thriller since "Thunderball."

Still, its typical target audience may wish it wasn't Statham filling out that wetsuit but Jessica Alba, wasted as the whimpering damsel in distress. And if an action movie is going to bring on the great Michelle Yeoh, they should give that Hong Kong legend something to do besides stand around and look concerned.

At least Tommy Lee Jones is having fun. His character — an arms dealer with a conscience — makes no sense. But then, with his soul patch and earrings, neither does Jones. He's sure enjoying earning this paycheck, though. And watch out for that "janitor" touting what appears to be a carton of special janitorial supplies - you don't want to run into that guy if he's in a bad mood. Nice smile, though!

His smirks and Statham's stunts aren't quite enough, though. There's some pleasant globe-trotting — Brazil to Thailand to Australia to Bulgaria — and a lot of over-the-top fights. But don't be surprised if after a few rounds, you find yourself wishing for the bell.

And determined, as the credits roll, not to look for a rematch.

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Mechanic: Resurrection
* ½ by Glenn Kenny
Usually, when a studio declines to screen a movie for reviewers, the reflexive assumption is that the picture is a dog. This largely turns out to be true, but not always.

As for “Mechanic: Resurrection,” the disinclination of Lionsgate to present it to viewers was a little puzzling in a different respect. Sure, the 2011 film “The Mechanic,” a Jason Statham/Ben Foster starring remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson/Jan-Michael Vincent master hitman thriller, only got a 53% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but I thought it was pretty okay, and that’s all that counts. Given that the sequel pairs off Statham’s implacable best-of-the-best anonymous assassin with charming genre movie mascot Jessica Alba, and has Tommy Lee Jones third-billed or so, with Hong Kong eminence Michelle Yeoh rounding out the supporting cast, well, how bad could it be?

Not good, is the answer, learned at an early Thursday evening screening. Despite some of the most picturesque locations money can buy, and some not unimpressive looking movable props (yachts with helipads and such) and so on, “Mechanic: Resurrection” suffers from a storyline and script that strains credulity and insults intelligence even by the low bar set by the majority of contemporary action movies.

The picture opens with Statham’s Arthur Bishop comfortably ensconced, à la Travis McGee, on a houseboat in Rio. The steadiness of the houseboat is such that Bishop, now known as Santos, can rock out with a vinyl turntable. But not for long. Lunching at his favorite cliffside outdoor restaurant, he’s approached by a femme fatale who Knows Who He Really Is, and who tells him her “Principal” wants him to kill three targets. Santos/Bishop’s violent refusal to play ball is met with an attack by a small military battalion’s worth of men. Not only does this action sequence fail to build a head of steam, but the lack of logic is a little startling. I need you to kill these men for me, because only you can do it, and if you refuse, I will kill you myself. Spot the flaw in this thinking.

Bishop of course escapes, and regroups at a seaside village in Thailand, watched over by old pal Mei, played by Yeoh. Soon enough a honey trap with Alba as the bait makes itself known. But Alba’s not a villainess. Her character, Gina, is being extorted in a sense by supervillain Crain, a bland Sam Hazeldine. If Gina doesn’t play ball, Crain’s going to torch the Cambodian orphanage at which Gina is a beloved fixture. Yes, you read that right.

Tending to Gina’s wounds in one scene, Mei says to her patient, “My father was a doctor of Eastern medicine. He was a healer.” Well, yes, I would hope so. Later in the movie, Gina says to Bishop, “Those kids are everything to me. If they get trafficked or killed I just couldn’t take it.” Bishop responds, “I was an orphan too.” Wow. This isn’t just a character note: it’s a plot point. Crain was a childhood friend of Bishop back at the orphanage. This wasn’t particularly convincing in the last James Bond film and it works even less here, although if you choose to buy it you may wonder what it is with British orphanages that make them turn out such efficient killers. There’s also the matter of the phrasing of the dialogue itself. “If they get trafficked or killed” doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Alba is an appealing screen presence (and director Daniel Gansel takes some advantage of this with a few beach-set shots of the sort that they used to call “cheesecake”). She is not the most virtuoso actor, but not even Meryl Streep could make such dialogue sing.

It’s kind of perplexing: clearly not too much expense was spared in the beautiful locations and blow-stuff-up effects tech. Writers in every industry come cheaper and cheaper these days; surely the producers could have invested some of their financing in a script with more inventiveness and engagement power than the one they had on set. Of course, this still would have left the uninspired direction of Gansel. Might he have delivered something more enjoyable with better material? We’ll never know. As for Tommy Lee Jones, his role as a roguish arms dealer is not much more than a cameo, for which he chooses to repeat many of the performing riffs he worked to good effect way way back in 1992’s “Under Siege,” the elemental but enjoyable action film that kind of made Jones into a big star. His work here is one of two pieces of wit the movie has to offer; the other is courtesy of production designers Sebastian T. Krawinkel and Antonello Rubino, who place a replica of the sculpture in the Mosfilm logo title shot in the repository of Soviet kitsch that serves as Jones’ character’s panic room.

 

 

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