The Marksman

critic Reviews

, 34% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • The Marksman benefits from having Liam Neeson in the lead, but this formulaic action thriller should have aimed higher.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    While that stuff might be new to this guy, we've seen it all before.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    This is a ponderous slog of a tale that rarely achieves anything close to a lasting impact.
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    Bilge EbiriNew York Magazine/Vulture
    As a bare-minimum action flick, The Marksman is mostly serviceable.
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    A Clint Eastwood reject.
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    K. Austin CollinsRolling Stone
    Not a great movie, but courtesy of director Robert Lorenz, a lean, plausibly entertaining one with all the fixin's and none of the extra flab of deep, incisive meaning.
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    Christy LemireRogerEbert.com
    There's not much to the character Neeson plays, or anyone else in the film, for that matter.
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    Peter GrayBrisbanista
    There's an odd comfort in these type of Neeson-led action films, and that feeling of familiarity manages to push The Marksman a little closer to his recommended target.
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    Tom MeekCambridge Day
    I'm not sure who's more tired, Liam Neeson playing another old war vet/cop/special-ops guy getting it up to beat the snot out of a bunch of rowdy upstarts or me, having to sit through another round of the same gummy mulch.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    The predictable screenplay strings together cliches and contrivances without much regard for subtlety or surprise.
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    Stephen SilverSplice Today
    A dour, ponderous film, missing a lot that normally make this particular subgenre enjoyable.
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