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Polar (2019)

TV-MA | | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 January 2019 (USA)
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The world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger killers.

Director:

Jonas Åkerlund

Writers:

Jayson Rothwell (screenplay by), Víctor Santos (based on the Dark Horse graphic novel "Polar: Came from the cold" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mads Mikkelsen ... Duncan Vizla
Vanessa Hudgens ... Camille
Katheryn Winnick ... Vivian
Fei Ren ... Hilde
Ruby O. Fee ... Sindy
Matt Lucas ... Blut
Robert Maillet ... Karl
Anthony Grant ... Facundo
Josh Cruddas ... Alexei
Lovina Yavari ... Junkie Jane
Ayisha Issa ... Jazmin
Pedro Miguel Arce ... Pedro
Anastasia Marinina ... Evalina
Martin Zolotarev ... Evalina's Son
Richard Dreyfuss ... Porter
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Storyline

The world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a liability to the firm. Against his will, he finds himself back in the game going head to head with an army of younger killers.

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If the Job doesn't kill you, Retirement will. See more »


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Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Polar See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

A full, high-quality copy of the movie was leaked online nearly a week ahead of the official release date on Netflix. See more »

Goofs

When the gang led by Hilde kills the fat man in Austin, blood splashes all over their faces and clothes. Yet Sindy ,standing right next to them, has no stains at all on her. See more »

Quotes

Blut: The fun continues tomorrow, Mr. Vizla.
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Crazy Credits

End credits scroll from top downward. See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony #101 'Clock' 2nd Mvt.
Written by Franz Joseph Haydn (as Franz Haydn)
Arranged by Fiachra Trench
Courtesy of APM Music on behalf of EMI Music Publishing
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User Reviews

 
Has no one seen a comic book film before?
27 January 2019 | by MrandMrsWorleySee all my reviews

I very rarely write reviews, but seeing the initial reviews here I couldn't not say anything.

Yes, it's silly. Yes, it's over the top. Yes, there's a lot of gore. It's a movie based on a comic book!

I, for one, absolutely adored all of the silliness, ridiculous fight scenes, blood splatters and gruesome moments.

One of the best Netflix originals I've seen for a while!


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