The Liability
The Liability (2013)

This film is the story of a young guy who only wants to become a hitman, and an old hitman who only wants to retire. They are thrown together on a 'hit' - a day's drive away that will test their patience and tolerance for each… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 29, 2013
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Critic Score
63%
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User Score
36%



Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cath Clarke
Time Out

Roth's performance and handful of dry-as-a-bone one-liners keep it from the straight-to-DVD pile. Just.

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Blackly comical writing and direction add a playful slant to what could have been a typically over-serious British crime thriller.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

A flawed but interesting downbeat Brit thriller with some creepy, leftfield jolts, calling to mind Mike Hodges with a twist of Tarantino.

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Ryan Gilbey
New Statesman

It's the performances of Roth and O'Connell (and that of Peter Mullan as their imposing boss) that I want to highlight here.

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Films are invariably fuelled by fantasy but it's the supposedly gritty context that makes this stuff so hard to swallow.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The movie, directed with insufficient faith in the writing by Craig Viveiros, sells out character development in favour of garish contrivance ...

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Blows and bullets are exchanged, severed limbs stolen, ruthless sex-traffickers encountered.

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Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

Promising talent all round, including director Craig Viveiros.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The film goes nowhere much in affably elaborate patterns - like a deranged SatNav ...

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
An entertaining enough movie that amused me and kept me engaged. Interesting Relationship blossoms between the two unlikely characters! Worth a watch!
The Movie Waffler
To make amends for smashing up his gangster stepfather's car, teenager Adam (O'Connell) is giving the task of acting as a driver for hitman Roy… More