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2.9
20 Ratings

Man on Fire

Directed by Élie Chouraqui
France, Italy, 1987
Action, Thriller, Drama

Synopsis

Creasy, a Vietnam vet and former CIA agent, is hired to protect the daughter of a wealthy italian family. Slowly, she chips away at his seemingly impenetrable exterior and Creasy’s life is shattered when the girl is kidnapped. He vows her safe return and vengeance on the kidnappers.

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Man on Fire Directed by Élie Chouraqui

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  • Henrique Amud's rating of the film Man on Fire

    Well this is a very interesting beast. It has not aged that well and it has that creepy pedo-vibe all over it, but it's mix of noirish setting, italian b-movies, cinematography reminiscent of Tarkovsky and Joe Pesci's amazing hair makes it work. It is a very predictable tale and I'm kinda grateful that nobody tried to add unnecessary complexity to such a straighforward story.