Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington gets out-acted by Hungary (the country) in the dumb actioner 'The Hunter's Prayer'

Sam Worthington gets out-acted by Hungary (the country) in the dumb actioner 'The Hunter's Prayer'

Action movies don’t necessarily need logic, but in the absence of entertainment value, tracking what doesn’t make sense is often the only fun. “The Hunter’s Prayer,” a find-and-kill-them exercise across Europe starring Sam Worthington as a junkie assassin stirred to protecting his assignment, a teenage girl (Odeya Rush), offers a wide array of head-scratchers.

There are the small-bore annoyances — would Rush, stowed in a car trunk, really be able to hear Worthington’s tight-lipped mumbling in the front seat? — to the oldies but goodies (gunmen missing constantly, especially when their target’s right in front of them) and, finally, the disbelief-crushers, like pretty much the...

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