Euthanizer (Armomurhaaja) Reviews

August 8, 2019
As an anti-hero Veijo is up there, thanks in no small part to Onnismaa's performance, which brings a sorrowfulness to the character that inspires our sympathy even as his actions become increasingly deadly.
November 30, 2018
Unless you take a hard line against revenge-as in typical thrillers, things do escalate quickly-this Euthanizer is easy to get behind.
August 27, 2018
Full of people unhappy with their lot. While its cast nails the essence of unsympathetic characters that just means it's a fairly accurate portrayal of suffering, but without the depth to give that pain any philosophical or dramatic significance.
July 25, 2018
Calling it grim would overstate the warmth and sense of optimism exuded by the individuals who reside in this corner of the world...
July 24, 2018
Refreshingly, this isn't a movie about a cranky old man being softened by an unwanted dog and a woman who makes him look dull by comparison.
July 20, 2018
[I]t's fascinating to observe how fully the film embraces its nastiness.
November 17, 2017
This is a film that keeps you on your toes, even as it appears to demand very little of its viewer.
September 19, 2017
A film of violence and values, Euthanizer is a strange beast, providing a film experience completely different than you'd find in mainstream cinema.
September 15, 2017
Teemu Nikki's Euthanizer reveals itself to be an affecting examination of cruelty.
September 14, 2017
Some part of me couldn't wait to forget Euthanizer, and the film, for all the ghoulish residue of its subject matter, hasn't put up much of a fight.
September 13, 2017
"Euthanizer" is a cautionary tale about the wrong ways to impose your values on others (vigilantism) and the easy and avoidable danger in alienating potential allies.
September 12, 2017
Euthanizer shocks from the outset, and nauseates by the conclusion.
September 12, 2017
Practically every character is an argument for mercy killing in this bilious tale, which holds attention despite its somewhat rough-hewn assembly.
September 11, 2017
Funny, bitter, and sometimes bleak, the picture draws much of its appeal from a deadpan performance by star Matti Onnismaa.
September 11, 2017
A homegrown and unassumingly grotesque head-scratcher ...