Liam Neeson thanks ‘The Marksman’ fans at NYC theatrical release – Deadline

He will find them and he will thank them.

Actor Liam Neeson showed up at AMC Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side last night to thank audiences for coming on the day the city’s theaters reopened.

Neeson was especially grateful that audiences could see his new film. The sniper on the big screen. The film had previously been in limited theatrical release in various parts of the country, topping the box office for two consecutive weekends at one point. To date, it has grossed $ 12.5 million in the United States and Canada, with a worldwide total of $ 16.5 million. New York is the second largest market in the country, behind Los Angeles.

“Coming to the movies for me is like coming home,” Neeson said during his movie screening at 7 p.m. “I find it sacred. This feeling has never changed.

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The sniper follows hardened Arizona breeder Jim Hanson (played by Neeson), who just wants to be left alone as he works on a secluded stretch of the border.


But everything changes when Hanson, an ex-Marine, sees 11-year-old migrant Miguel (Jacob Perez) flee with his mother Rosa (Teresa Ruiz) from the drug cartel assassins led by the ruthless Mauricio (Juan Pablo Raba). .

After being caught in a shootout, an injured Rosa pleads with Jim to take her son to safety with his family in Chicago. Defying his stepdaughter Sarah (Katheryn Winnick), Hanson flees Miguel out of the local Customs and Border Patrol station and together they hit the road with the group of killers in pursuit. Jim and Miguel slowly begin to overcome their differences and begin to forge an unlikely friendship, as Mauricio and his fellow assassins make their way in cold blood, at their heels.

The film was directed by Robert Lorenz and stars Neeson, Katheryn Winnick, Teresa Ruiz and Juan Pablo Raba. It was produced by Tai Duncan, Mark Williams, Warren Goz, Eric Gold and Robert Lorenz.

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