A Panned Jason Statham’s Film Is Taking Over Netflix


Jason Statham‘s Hummingbird (titled Redemption in the U.S.) is currently dominating Netflix. 

The action-thriller is rocketing up the charts in 17 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, and Columbia, according to FlixPatrol.

The movie follows the character Joey (Statham), a homeless veteran dealing with the side effects of a traumatic tour in Afghanistan. As Joey goes back to London and tries to rehabilitate his life, he takes on another man’s identity with the help of a nun that works at an inner-city parish. During the course of the film, he is also looking for his missing best friend while attempting to make amends for his past by giving away the money he makes after joining an organized crime syndicate.

The film also stars Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, Victoria Bewick, and Siobhan Hewlett. Hummingbird was released in 2013 and was considered a flop after only making $12.6 million globally compared to the $20 million budget it took to create the film. 

Jason Statham

At the same time, Hummingbird was Steven Knight’s feature film directorial debut. Knight is best known for critically acclaimed screenwriting in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Eastern Promises (2007), as well as his screenwriting and directing work in Locke (2013). 

The reason why Hummingbird suffered in theaters, according to critics, was because of the film’s failure to form a cohesive whole.

Following the movie’s box office blunder, Statham went on to join the Fast and Furious franchise.

Hummingbird is now streaming on Netflix. 



Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechCodex is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.


This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More