The American Synopsis
An assassin (George Clooney) hides out in a picturesque Italian town after an assignment ends badly.
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Movie Reviews

Five Word Review

By redyeah
dry stale not worth wait...

Why?

By Magnolia Fan
Can anyone say Solaris in Italy? I think all the excitement was in the trailer. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy a thoughtful movie as much as the next guy, but this movie just seamed so pointless....

A Great American Throwback To The Days Of Old.

By JDB728
I've seen many negative and positive reviews. Both are correct for the most part. This movie is slow and steady, has a predictable, and slightly depressing ending. While these are all true, and...

False advertising

By mrpembry
The trailers for this film give the illusion that it is an action packed drama. The truth of the matter is the most exciting thing about this movie is the trailer and the fact that after 1hr 45mins...

Five Word Review

By powermonsta
horrible boring slow want refund...

Good Advice:

By Daviad
Save your money. Spend 2 hours watching the grass grow instead....

American Torture

By moviefaninnc
I can't imagine anyone giving this movie a good review. Everyone who left the theater I was in couldn't believe George Clooney could create such a fiasco. Slow and boring fiasco ! This is a movie by...

the worst movie ever created by human kind

By seanmm130
first off let me say that i am not one that criticizes most movies but this time i have made an exeption, every gun shot, action scene, suspensfull moment etc. in the movie is in the preview the rest...

George Clooney stole my money...

By mcfindley
It's been a long, long time since I wanted to walk out of a movie theater, but out of respect for those around me, I remained in my seat. It wasn't until the end of the movie that I realized I was...

Worst Movie of 2010

By andy43
Folks just saw "The American" tonight and it is so bad Clooney should be ashamed to show his face. This movie has no plot at all and at the end you still don't know what the charaters have to do with...

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Rated R | For Violence, nudity and sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Taut, mature drama examines the life of a lone assassin.
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