Polar is a 2019 American neo-noir action film directed by Jonas Åkerlund.

Official trailers

Netflix on Monday, January 07, 2019 released the trailer:
Polar | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Recently retired assassin Michael Green is killed at his home in Chile by a team of his former comrades from the Damocles corporation, a private security firm. Duncan Vizla, aka "the Black Kaiser", another Damocles assassin, is preparing for his mandatory retirement at age 50 by checking in with his physician and financial adviser. Duncan is set for life. He has multiple properties spread across 4 states, has invested his salary wisely, and is comfortably able to contribute $200,000 per year to a charitable trust. He has made the maximum pension fund contributions over his career, with matching from Damocles. On his 50th birthday, in 14 days, he will be entitled to an immediate pay out of half the fund, amounting to $8 million. He is contacted by his handler, Vivian, who says Mr. Blut, the owner of the Damocles corporation, wants him to travel to Belarus to kill a hitman allegedly responsible for the murder of Michael Green and 3 other Damocles assassins before settling into retirement. Duncan declines. Duncan disappears to the small town of Triple Oak, Montana, where he intends to settle into a quiet retirement at a lakeside cabin. He gathers the trappings of normalcy, getting a dog (which he accidentally kills during a post traumatic stress related episode) and doing favors for the neighbor, but Duncan is bored and haunted by recurring nightmares from his time as one of the world's premier killers-for-hire - in particular, a botched hit in which he ambushed a car carrying a family, when only the mark was supposed to be present.


Mads Mikkelsen
Duncan Vizla
Vanessa Hudgens
Katheryn Winnick
Matt Lucas
Mr. Blut
Josh Cruddas
Ruby O. Fee
Anthony Grant
Robert Maillet
Fei Ren
Inga Cadranel
Pedro Miguel Arce
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzales
Johnny Knoxville
Michael Green
Richard Dreyfuss
Ayisha Issa
Lovina Yavari
Junkie Jane


The film Polar was scheduled to be released on January 25, 2019 by Netflix and Constantin Film.

The duration of the film is 119 minutes.


Polar got low rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80223052

Wikipedia: Polar (film)

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