Gun Shy (2017 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Simon West|
|Written by||Toby Davies|
Mark Haskell Smith
|Starring||Antonio Banderas |
|Music by||David M. Saunders|
|Edited by||Nick Morris|
|Distributed by||Saban Films|
Aging rock star Turk Enry's supermodel wife is kidnapped while they are vacationing in Chile and he undertakes to rescue her equipped with skills better suited to playing bass, playing the field, and partying.
- Antonio Banderas as Turk Enry
- Olga Kurylenko as Sheila
- Ben Cura as Juan Carlos
- Mark Valley as Ben Harding
- Aisling Loftus as Marybeth
- David Mitchell as John Hardigger
- Jeremy Swift as Charlie
- Jesse Johnson as Daniel
- Ellie Goffe as Amy Fitzsimmons
- Martin Dingle Wall as Clive Muggleton
- Milanka Brooks as TV Presenter
- Anna Francolini as Sandrine
- Eduardo Pacheco as Pepito
- Christopher Brand as Russian Thug
- Fernando Godoy as Ramón
- Lester Ransom as Bar Owner
- Sebastián Apiolaza as Bandid
The film was produced under the working title Salty (the name of the novel from which it is adapted) but the title was later changed to Gun Shy. The budget was obtained through equity crowdfunding, with the film raising £1.9 million on SyndicateRoom.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Gun Shy has an approval rating of 0% based on nine reviews and an average rating of 2.9/10. On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a weighted average score of 21 out of 100 based on five critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".
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- McNary, Dave (2017-06-08). "Antonio Banderas, Olga Kurylenko's Actioner 'Gun Shy' Lands at Saban Films". Variety. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
- Busch, Anita (2017-06-08). "Saban Films Acquires Simon West's 'Gun Shy' Starring Antonio Banderas". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
- "SALTY THE MOVIE". www.saltymovie.com. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
- "Salty Equity Crowdfunding". SyndicateRoom. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
- "Gun Shy (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
- "Gun Shy Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2018-03-16.