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Asher (2018)




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Asher (Ron Perlman) 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 (Famke Janssen) 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.

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All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Dreyfuss sinks his teeth into his handful of scenes, while Bisset hits different but equally effective tones in her moments. The underrated Janssen, striking as ever, does her usual stellar work.

December 6, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Nothing in the proceedings rings remotely true unless you've been weaned on a steady diet of soulful hit men movies.

December 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Unfortunately the pace is so relaxed as to be meandering; and Jay Zaretsky's screenplay is cliché-packed...

December 6, 2018 | Full Review…

"Asher" can move slowly at times, kind of like its main character, but you find yourself rooting for the old guy.

December 5, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

What ends up blurring the final feeling that leaves Asher is its outcome: equivocally open and without the courage necessary to leave grounds. [Full Review in Spanish]

April 5, 2019 | Full Review…

The film, after a promising start, ends up losing stamina. [Full review in Spanish]

April 2, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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I was so disappointed by Asher. I thought "Famke Janssen hooks up with Ron Perlman the retiring assassin? Phenomenal!" unfortunately, it was not so. Wasted good talent, not on terribleness, just on blandness.

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