Fantasia 2019: Killerman

Killerman (2019) Action, Crime, Drama | 30 August 2019 (USA) Summary: Moe Diamond is a New York City money launderer who wakes up with no memory and millions of dollars in stolen cash and drugs. He must soon scour the streets in search of answers while trying... See full summary »
Countries: USALanguages: English

A criminal gets amnesia following a drug deal gone bad. Moe (Liam Hemsworth) and Skunk (Emory Cohen) are low-level money launderers working for Skunk’s uncle Perico (Zlatko Buric). Deciding to make some money on a side, Skunk decides to participate in a heroin deal with a local contact. However, the drug deal turns out to be a set-up, as a group of corrupt cops lead by Leon Duffo (Nickola Shreli). Driving off with the drugs and money, Moe gets into a car crash and wakes up with amnesia. With no memory of who he is, Moe and Skunk try to make a getaway before the corrupt cops catch up with them.

Killerman is a gritty crime-thriller, starring Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) as an amnesiac criminal, trying to regain his memory, while also staying one set ahead of corrupt cops. I have to admit that while the film is competently directed by filmmaker Malik Bader, I didn’t really find Killerman to be all that exciting the film, even as it reaches its violent climax. Overall, Killerman is a film that somewhat faded from my mind after the credits rolled.

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Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described über-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).