Top 7 Movies with Statham
A model, an athlete, a street seller of cheap trinkets and a Hollywood star, without which it is difficult to imagine a good action movie. It’s all about Jason Statham. MyShows has compiled the top films with a brutal actor based on the IMDb rating.
“Adrenaline” / Crank
Here, Statham plays not just a courier, but a hired killer. His hero Chev learns that ill-wishers injected him with a rare poison. The poison will take effect when Chev’s pulse drops below a certain point. Now he needs to take revenge on the enemies as soon as possible and find an antidote, maintaining a high level of adrenaline in the blood.
90 minutes of pure drive! Aggressive and daring film for thrill-seekers. By the way, in Adrenaline, Statham does all his own stunts. Once he dreamed of becoming a stuntman, and then he was engaged in diving. In the cinema, he finally had the opportunity to give it his all.
Frank Martin is a criminal transporter. He does not ask for the names of customers and does not look in the trunk, but one day he has to break his rules. He notices that the cargo bag is moving, and finds the beautiful daughter of a Chinese mafia there.
The first part of the cult franchise written by Luc Besson, followed by three more films (in 2005 , 2008 and 2015 ). Rough and silent Statham confidently drives an expensive foreign car, fights alone with crowds of scumbags and wears a girl on his shoulders. From “The Transporter” you get exactly what you expect from films with Statham.
Wrath of Man
Statham takes on the role of a cash-in-transit truck driver who (alonely, as always) takes on a gang of raiders and earns the respect of his colleagues. But Patrick Hill, nicknamed H, is not so simple: in this job he has his own goals – to reach out to the robbers and avenge a personal insult.
Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie are a legendary duo. Statham was selling cheap jewelry on the street when Richie found him. Tom needed an actor with character traits for the film “Cards, Money, Two Smoking Barrels.” Statham was a great fit and worked with the director on numerous occasions. The Briton never received an acting education, so he owes his fame to chance, charisma and, of course, talent.
The Wrath of Man is based on the French thriller The Collector , which was released in 2004. Both paintings have a lot in common, but Richie’s version is still different from the original.
Fast & Furious 7
Dominic Torreto’s team defeated Owen Shaw’s criminal gang and received an amnesty from the US authorities. But you can’t relax. Deckard Shaw (Statham), Owen’s older brother, wants revenge on the offenders who put his brother in a coma.
Jason Statham could play the main antagonist Owen Shaw, but due to being busy in other films, he refused. He first appeared in the seventh part of the franchise – the one where Paul Walker dies. After Statham continued filming in Fast and Furious 8 and Fast and Furious: Hobbs & Shaw .
Another large-scale and super-grossing franchise with the participation of Statham, which did not make it into the selection, but is worth a mention, is The Expendables . It contains the best of the best: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Randy Couture and others. The release of the fourth film is expected in 2023.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Four guys saved up money to play cards with a notorious sharper and criminal named Harry the Axe. But the card didn’t work and they lost half a million pounds. The guys have a week to pay off the debt, and they decide to rob.
The first film by Guy Ritchie, which still remains on the first lines of the ratings of criminal action films, as well as the first work of Statham in a big movie. The actor said that he did not even have to play – the experience of a street vendor came in handy. So in the movie you can see Statham for who he really is. At least as it was 25 years ago.
The Bank Job
Terry (Statham) owns a loss-making car dealership and is on the verge of bankruptcy. MI5’s girlfriend Martin (Saffron Burroughs) suggests Terry rob a bank to get out of debt. Martin herself is not interested in money, but in secret documents that are stored in a safe deposit box of one of her clients.
The film is based on a real-life British bank robbery in 1971 and is based on the aesthetics of those years. Although, as befits such films, The Baker Street Robbery contains a significant amount of fiction.
“Snatch” / Snatch
In this film, everyone who is not lazy is trying to take possession of a huge diamond. There is a gang of robbers dressed as Jews, and a Russian gangster, and a creepy mafioso who feeds corpses to pigs. Statham plays Turk, an enterprising organizer of illegal boxing matches.
Statham’s second collaboration with Guy Ritchie. Also, Brad Pitt, who plays Mickey the Gypsy, is damn good in the film. If you want to get even more inspired by the atmosphere and humor of the picture, watch it in the original.