The Mechanic

Follow
Released 1972

USER EDITOR

No Editor

User Score: 0

9.5
out of 10
User Rating
1 votes

SHOW REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Movie Summary

Director:
Michael Winner
Released:
1972
Rating:
PG
Charles Bronson (looking gnarled as ever) works alone as a hit man for "The Organization." But when willing acolyte Jan-Michael Vincent proves he has the stuff aspiring killers are made of, Bronson agrees to train him. Looks like it might be a case of the pupil overtaking the master, though, when Vincent begins to get some peculiar ideas of his own. Directed by Bronson perennial Michael Winner.

Trailer

Metacritic Score

  • 63

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Charles Bronson, who has recently started to enjoy a long-delayed superstar status, is very good and slit-eyed as the mechanic, and the movie's premise is a nice one with a lot of ...

  • 60

    Variety

    Michael Winner keeps the tempo at fever-pitch despite deficiencies of feature's opening sequences.

  • 50

    Time Out

    A glossy, violent, pointless movie from the team who later perpetrated Death Wish; mildly entertaining if you want to watch Bronson suggesting silent, brooding menace for the umpte...

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

More Info About This Movie

Themes

Mobsters, Crime, Classics