Asher (film)

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Asher (titled Hitman: Redemption in the UK) is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and starring Ron Perlman in the title role. It was written by Jay Zaretsky.[1]

Premise[edit]

Asher is a former Mossad agent turned gun-for-hire, living an austere life in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career, he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before it's too late, he must kill the man he was, for a chance at becoming the man he wants to be.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Filming began in the Syracuse, New York area in August 2017.[2][3]

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

The film grossed $846 with home video sales.[4]

Critical response[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 46% based on 13 reviews and an average rating of 6.56/10.[5] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 58 out of 100, based on 6 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Busch, Anita (27 April 2017). "Famke Janssen Joins Cast Of Michael Caton-Jones' Movie 'Asher'". deadline.com. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  2. ^ "New Ron Perlman movie 'Asher' filming scenes in Syracuse; see the cast". syracuse.com. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  3. ^ Benny, Michael. "Movie scenes being filmed in Syracuse neighborhood". cnycentral.com. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Asher (2018)". The Numbers, Nash Information Services, LLC. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Asher". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Asher Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 10 October 2019.

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