Guns Akimbo (2019)

Guns Akimbo (2019)

Released: 2019
Genre: Action, Comedy, Genre
Director: Jason Lei Howden
Starring: Rhys Darby, Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, ,
Run time: 95 min
IMDb: 6.3/10
Country: UK
Views: 94146


Miles is stuck in a dead-end job, still in love with his ex-girlfriend Nova. Unbeknownst to him, a gang called Skizm is running a deadly competition within his city in which complete strangers fight to the death for the entertainment of an online audience of millions. Miles soon finds himself caught up in the game and forced to fight in a battle to the death. Initially, Miles’ lifetime of running from his problems pays off as he manages to elude his first opponent but when Nova is kidnapped, he must finally stop running and overcome his fears to fight for the girl he loves.
User Reviews: This is the kind of film you have to just put your mind on autopilot for and enjoy. The action and shootout scenes are very well done, with some sharp direction and editing. The story is a little too absurd and not based in reality whatsoever, but that’s the point. It reminds me a bit of the movie Shoot ‘Em Up, which was another tongue-in-cheek gun extravaganza, but fortunately Guns Akimbo is a lot funnier and more stylish, making it a pretty cool watch if you’re not looking for anything mind-expanding.

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