The Mechanic
The Mechanic (1972)

Arthur Bishop (played by Charles Bronson) is a bounty-hunter known as "the Mechanic." He teaches his trade to an apprentice (Jan-Michel Vincent) in a series of jobs that find them chased by rival killers.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: October 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A flashy crime thriller about a mechanic, in underworld slang that's a professional contract killer.

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Clint Morris

bronson classic. gets no better.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a meandering, relentlessly unwatchable piece of work.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

As slow as molasses and just as exciting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
The Mechanic is one of the best action films of the 1970's. Starring Charles Bronson as meticulous hit-man Arthur Bishop, The Mechanic is a brilliant, near… More
Khris N
They certainly don't know how to make movies as they used to. Charles Bronson, the original Hollywood tough guy, in probably his most haunting role, as the… More
Chris Weber
Despite having some of the same trappings of other, similar films, what sets this 'hit man' film apart from the others is that it is at least trying… More
Conner Rainwater
Just a really cool movie worthy of Charles Bronson's name. The first sequence alone is a great stand-alone short film, followed by an interesting training… More
Tim Salmons
One of the best. A true highlight of both Michael Winner's and Charles Bronson's careers. Well-paced, well-written and tightly edited all the way to… More
Byron Brubaker
Charles Bronson is an assassin who carefully plans out his hits. While it is an action pic with plenty of gun fights, chases and explosions, Bronson makes you… More

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