The Samaritan (I) (2012)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Thriller


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After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.


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  • Samuel L. Jackson in The Samaritan (2012)
  • Luke Kirby in The Samaritan (2012)
  • Samuel L. Jackson and Ruth Negga in The Samaritan (2012)

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7 October 2012 | yvette2000
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| Wonderful movie I'd never heard of
After seeing "Meeting evil", I was concerned this was another dud for Samuel Jackson. He always gives a great performance, but the story isn't always up to par. I had never heard of this movie so I had lower than low expectations. Wow, I was pleasantly surprised. Shocking twists and turns kept me interested from beginning to end. I don't want to give a synopsis because I think it's better if you go in green like I did. But now I'm struggling to fill 10 lines without any spoilers. Glad I didn't check the reviews on IMDb else I would have never would have rented it. The 5.5 is totally undeserved, but I understand it. Many judge movies based on how many explosions and CGI it contains. And I've never seen Oldboy so it didn't feel like a remake. Bottom line, this is a great drama and all the characters are believable.

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