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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Tommy Lee Jones
Benicio Del Toro
Connie Nielsen
Leslie Stefanson
Directors
William Friedkin
Screenwriters
David Griffiths
Peter Griffiths
Art Monterastelli
Running Time
94 minutes

The Hunted
Ho-hum chase flick with Tommy Lee Jones and Benicio Del Toro.


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Plot
A special ops spook goes wild in the country and starts slaughtering deer hunters. Ignoring how most people feel about macho idiots with high-powered rifles, the authorities bring in his mentor to track him down. Cue an overlong uphill slog to a half-decent knife-fight.


Verdict
Marginally better than The Rules Of Engagement, which is like describing emphysema as marginally better than SARS.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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