The Mechanic is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by Simon West, starring Jason Statham and Ben Foster. Written by Lewis John Carlino and Richard Wenk, it is a remake of the eponymous 1972 film. Statham stars as Arthur Bishop, a professional assassin who specializes in making his hits look like accidents, suicides, or the acts of petty criminals.Arthur Bishop, working as a “mechanic” (mafia slang for hitman), sneaks into the lavish home of a Colombian drug cartel leader and drowns him in his own pool. Upon returning home to Louisiana, he meets with his friend and mentor Harry McKenna, who pays Bishop for his work.
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller Rating: 6.6/10 Release on: 28 January 2011 (USA) Director: Simon West Writers: Richard Wenk (screenplay), Lewis John Carlino (screenplay) Stars: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland