Survivor Movie Comparison

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I watched two movies that shared similarities and also had differences. One film associated with action while the other was a horror and thriller film. The action film that I watched is called “Survivor” and the horror/thriller film is called “The Ward”. The cast of the “Survivor” are Milla Jovovich as Kate Abbott, Pierce Brosnan as Nash, Dylan McDermott as Sam Parker, Angela Bassett as Maureen Cranepaul, Robert Forster as Bill Talbot, James D'Arcy as Paul Anderson, Roger Rees as Dr. Emil Balan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Lisa Carr, Frances de la Tour as Sally, and Sonya Cassidy as Helen. The film was directed by James McTeigue and written by Philip Shelby. The film was released on May 29, 2015. “Survivor” is about a woman (Kate Abbott) who works at the American Embassy in London. Most of Kate’s friends died in 9/11 and after 9/11 she began working in the government. While working in the embassy, she suspected a terrorist and refused to give him the visa. Bill, her co-worker wanted Kate to clear…show more content…
In both movies the marginalized masculinity was represented by the males. One was an assassin and the other was a nurse. Both were defeated from a woman. In the “Survivor”, the watchmaker is an example of marginalized masculinity. The watchmaker tried everything to kill Kate. First, he placed a bomb in the restaurant, but Kate survived from the blast because she was in the other store buying gift for Bill. When the watchmaker saw Kate alive, she tried to shot her but he was unsuccessful in doing so. He followed Kate everywhere in the intentions to kill her, but he failed to kill Kate every single time he tired. He was the most wanted assassin in the world, but was failing to kill Kate, which was hurting his ego. At the end of the film, when the watchmaker was about to trigger the bomb, Kate came in to stop him. Kate defeated the watchmaker and eventually he died. The most wanted and strong man was killed by a
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