Plot: After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers, and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.
Runtime: 1 Hour 58 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: The Killer starts when an assassin (Fassbender) goes through his routine on his latest job. However, he misses his target for the first and must escape the country. When he returns home, he discovers his girlfriend has been brutally attacked by another assassin.
The assassin decides to track down the person who came to his home and attacked his family. It takes us down the cold calculated underworld of an assassin operating in everyday life.
Verdict on The Killer
The Killer is an action thriller following an assassin whose latest job goes wrong. When he returns home, he finds his home attacked and a loved one injured. It sends him on a journey to find the people responsible and get his revenge on them.
This is a slow methodical thriller that looks to draw the calm process of an assassin’s life. It works wonderfully as we wait to see what the next calculated move is going to be. However, when the action is needed, everything is unleashed into a brutal attack. Michael Fassbender is outstanding in the leading role. While the supporting cast gets to shine in their interactions with Fassbender.
Where to Watch: The Killer is available on Netflix now.
Final Thoughts – The Killer is delightfully calm methodical and chilling.