Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård
David Mamet (Screenplay), John Frankenheimer (Director), J.D. Zeik (Screenplay), J.D. Zeik (Story)
Release: Sep. 25th, 1998
Runtime: 2 hours, 2 minutes
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.
This plot is very well done with excellent action scenes and some of the best car chase scenes I have ever seen. If you like spy thrillers, this one is a hit for you! This movie should be on some ...
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'Ronin' is a nice callback to the good old times of a simple set-up executed to great effect; a movie that's all about a simple plot device that everyone wants their hands on and off goes the plot with backstabbing, criminal master plans, foreign villains and what else can be crammed into this retro....