Killing Gunther
Killing Gunther (2017)

A comedy set in the world of contract killers. A group of young, raw and undisciplined assassins hire a docu-crew at gun point, to have undeniable proof that they're the ones who will kill the most infamous hitman of all time, Gunther.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 20, 2017
DVD Release Date: September 22, 2017
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Schwarzenegger has a great time hamming it up, and we have almost as much fun watching him have fun.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Although the production is sporadically amusing, it feels like a 20-minute short that was expanded to feature length to its considerable detriment.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger provides a jolt of energy to the final half-hour of this otherwise lackluster satire about bickering hitmen, as he sends up his image and action tropes in general with freewheeling bravado.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

More than anything, Killing Gunther demonstrates that Christopher Guest has a lot to atone for with his pioneering of the mockumentary, which has become the lazy, go-to style for low-budget comedies.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

An amusing if dispensable mockumentary from former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman Taran Killam, who wrote, directed and stars.

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Edward Douglas
Film Journal International

Won't be the comeback Schwarzenegger fans may be hoping for, but there are enough funny moments in Killam's directorial debut to augur a promising future in film comedy.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

All anybody's expecting is rapid-fire absurdities and Three Stooges violence, which Killam serves up aplenty.

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Danny King
Village Voice

It's little more than a diverting sketch, but its characters justify its ninety minutes, and Killam's unremitting enthusiasm is occasionally contagious.

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Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

[A]t least one can watch the movie to see evidence that everyone here is having a good time ... Where's our good time?

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Stealing tone from What We Do In The Shadows, this mockumentary's gist is what hilarity might ensue when incompetents try to kill the best hitman in the… More
K Nife Churchkey
Being an ardent Arnold fan, Killing Gunther has been on a short list of more obscure productions I've been looking forward to most this year. It… More
Gimly M.
That's a damn fine poster you've got there, Killing Gunther. Unfortunately, it's also indicative of Killing Gunther's biggest problem:… More
Jamie Clarke
I liked this movie more than I thought but at the same time I felt a little cheated too, As the only reason I wanted to see this movie was because I'm a… More