The Protege

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  • R
  • 2021
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 6.1  (37,657)
  • 48

The Protege is a 2021 action-thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Michael Keaton, Maggie Q, and Samuel L. Jackson. The movie follows the story of Anna, played by Maggie Q, who is raised by her mentor and father figure Moody, played by Samuel L. Jackson, after being rescued from the murder of her family as a child. Anna is trained from a young age to become an elite assassin, capable of taking out anyone her mentor asks her to eliminate. However, when Moody is brutally killed in front of her, Anna is forced to seek revenge and uncover the mysterious reason behind his murder.

As she delves deeper into the investigation, Anna meets Rembrandt, played by Michael Keaton, a senior assassin who knew Moody and Anna's family. Rembrandt seems to hold the key to the truth behind Moody's death.

As Anna and Rembrandt team up to uncover the truth, they find themselves in a dangerous game of cat and mouse, pursued by dangerous enemies with their own motives.

The movie is action-packed and full of intense fight scenes, with Maggie Q and Michael Keaton showcasing their martial arts skills. The chemistry between the two leads is palpable, with humorous banter and tension building up throughout the movie.

The Protege also explores the themes of family, loyalty, and revenge, with Anna struggling to come to terms with the truth about her past and the people she trusted. The movie is set against a backdrop of stunning locations, including Vietnam and London, adding to the film's visual appeal.

Overall, The Protege is an entertaining action-thriller with engaging performances from its talented cast. It boasts a gripping plot that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats from start to finish.

The Protege is a 2021 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 48.

The Protege
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    1 hr 49 min
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    6.1  (37,657)
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