24 Hours to Live

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24 Hours to Live
24 Hours to Live poster.jpg
Directed byBrian Smrz
Produced by
  • Mark Gao
  • Basil Iwanyk
  • Gregory Ouanhon
Written by
  • Zach Dean
  • Jim McClain
  • Ron Mita
Starring
Music byTyler Bates
CinematographyBen Nott
Edited byElliot Greenberg
Production
company
Distributed bySaban Films
Release date
  • October 26, 2017 (2017-10-26) (Austin Film Festival)
  • December 1, 2017 (2017-12-01) (United States)
Country
  • South Africa
  • United States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$5.8 million[1][2]

24 Hours to Live is a 2017 South African-American science fiction action thriller film directed by Brian Smrz. It follows a career assassin (Ethan Hawke) who is brought back to life for 24 hours to seek revenge and redemption.[3] The film premiered at the Austin Film Festival on October 26, 2017,[4] and was released on VOD and in select theaters on December 1, 2017.

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Release[edit]

Saban Films released the film on VOD and in select theaters on December 1, 2017.[5]

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Box office[edit]

24 Hours to Live has earned $5.8 million in worldwide theatrical box office, and sales of its DVD/Blu-ray releases have earned $1.7 million.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 50% based on 20 reviews, and an average rating of 4.9/10.[6] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 37 out of 100, based on 6 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "24 Hours to Live". The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  2. ^ "24 Hours to Live". Box Office Mojo. Amazon. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (May 20, 2016). "Common, Xu Qing Join Ethan Hawke's '24 Hours to Live'". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  4. ^ "2017 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule". 24 Annual Austin Film Festival. Sched. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  5. ^ Billington, Alex (October 17, 2017). "Ethan Hawke in First Trailer for Action-Packed Film '24 Hours to Live'". First Showing. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  6. ^ "24 Hours to Live (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  7. ^ "24 Hours to Live Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 29, 2018.

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