Headshot

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An amnesiac (Iko Uwais) is forced to confront his shady true identity when he finds himself fighting to rescue a student doctor. Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel directed this actioner.

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  • the story can't sustain the bloated running time and the ongoing, gratuitous violence. It's not the best showcase for Uwais' skills when he's bringing his fists to a gunfight.

    Mar 6, 2017 | Full Review…
  • Headshot is rarely as good as Uwais, but he makes the bloody beat-em-up worth a look.

    Mar 3, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • The film swiftly settles into tedious mano-y-mano match-ups where the same special moves are executed ad infinitum and to seemingly diminishing and anonymous effect.

    Mar 3, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • An ultraviolent revenge movie set in Indonesia, Headshot features endless if inventive martial arts fight sequences and copious spurting fake blood.

    Mar 2, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Kate Muir

    Times (UK)
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  • A very good iteration of the genre, with moody lighting, razor sharp editing and great fight sequences, but be advised that only the strongest of stomachs need apply ...

    Mar 2, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A bone-crunching Indonesian bloodbath that stars the same actor from The Raid and feels like it was cut together from that film's deleted footage.

    Mar 2, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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