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Ronin (1998)


A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.

Ronin (1998)

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Released Year: 1998
Runtime: 122 minutes
Directors: John Frankenheimer
IMDB: Ronin (1998)

Storyline


A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.

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Reviews


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Dallas Observer - Bill Gallo
As is common in a Frankenheimer picture, the plot lines get a bit tangled in Ronin, but the atmosphere is tense, the style impeccable.
88
ReelViews - James Berardinelli
Ronin manages to remain focused on the plot and the characters, even while staging increasingly complicated pyrotechnic set pieces and offering its share of white-knuckle moments.
88
Rolling Stone - Unnamed
Ronin represents an exhilarating return to form for Frankenheimer.
88
The Globe and Mail (Toronto) - Rick Groen
What an impeccably crafted film this is -- slightly impoverished in theme, perhaps, but so rich everywhere else that it seems rude to notice.
75
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
I enjoyed the film on two levels: for its skill and its silliness.

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