The Mechanic
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Charles Bronson re-teams with director Michael Winner -- sandwiched between their first pairing in the underrated Chato's Land and their seminal collaboration in Death Wish -- in this Lewis John Carlino-scripted actioner. Bronson plays Arthur Bishop, a "mechanic" or hired killer, famed for his efficient and unfeeling contract executions. The young and eager Steve McKenna (Jan-Michael Vincent) teams up with him, hoping that Bishop will teach him the bounty-hunting business. Imparting words of wisdom to Steve like, "Murder is only killing without a license and everybody kills… More

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"...a meandering, relentlessly unwatchable piece of work."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"As slow as molasses and just as exciting."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"bronson classic. gets no better."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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