Movie Review: American Ultra - InfoBarrel

Certificate 15, 96 minutes

Director: Nima Nourizadeh

Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton



American Ultra opens with an extremely battered-looking Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg, Now You See Me, The Social Network) in an interrogation cell somewhere, with his wrists and ankles chained, both to himself and to the table and chair. Then it goes back three days.

Mike lives in the town of Liman in West Virginia. He's a stoner, a bit of an idiot, in a rather dead end job at the practically deserted Shop-N-Save. He lives with his girlfrien