Entertainment: Fans praise Ryan Gosling And Chris Evans's Netflix film The Gray Man

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Fans have praised Ryan Gosling And Chris Evans's new Netflix film The Gray Man despite what critics have said.

Viewers have flooded social media with good reviews, claiming it is,' the best ation film' released this year.

The new blockbuster is based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Mark Greaney and follows CIA operative Court Gentry (played by Ryan Gosling), known by his codename, Sierra Six, as he battles it out against his former ally, Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans).

Highly-anticipated: Fans have praised Ryan Gosling (pictured in the film) And Chris Evans's new Netflix film The Gray Man despite what critics have said © Provided by Daily Mail Highly-anticipated: Fans have praised Ryan Gosling (pictured in the film) And Chris Evans's new Netflix film The Gray Man despite what critics have said

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo - the duo behind Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame - the story sees top agent Gentry uncover a dark secret within the agency, all while being hunted by his ex-colleague and a slew of international assassins.

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The Gray Man is the most expensive Netflix film ever made, with a budget of around $200million (£166millon) - and boasts a star-studded cast, including former Bond girl Ana De Armas and Bridgerton's Regé-Jean Page

After being release on Friday July 29, fans rushed to Twitter to recommend the new action film.

One wrote: 'The Gray Man is arguably the best action film I’ve seen this year. No cloak and daggers, no unnecessary plots. Just action and bad guys and anti heroes. More of this please.'

Positive response: Viewers have flooded social media with good reviews, claiming it is,' the best ation film' released this year (Chris Evans pictured in the film) © Provided by Daily Mail Positive response: Viewers have flooded social media with good reviews, claiming it is,' the best ation film' released this year (Chris Evans pictured in the film)

Another added: 'The gray man is a bomb movie highly recommend watching it especially if you like action!'

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A third said: 'I’ve seen the gray man twice already and tonight i was genuinely thinking of watching it again like what? it’s nothing profound but something about it has a hold on me and idk what it is'

'The Gray Man movie on Netflix was sick!', one penned.

Another added: 'Just finished watching The Gray Man it was so so good! Definitely one of my favourites. Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling and Ana de Armas - my favourite trio. I need to rewatch the movie again.'

Despite fans gushing over the film, reviews from critics have been mixed - with several ridiculing the movie.

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The Times' Tom Shone said: 'Throw the Bourne, Bond, Mission: Impossible and Fast and Furious franchises into a blender and keep your finger jammed on the button for the length of time it takes to make a banana smoothie and — voilà — you might end up with a film like The Gray Man; you’ll forget it the moment you stop watching it.'

A DailyDot reporter said Gosling's character had 'no personality,' and that she could tell the movie 'was going to be a slog within the first 90 seconds' - when it opened with Thornton's character delivering a long and boring speech.

'The characterization is so bland, it saps the energy out of beloved movie stars,' the outlet wrote in its review, adding that the script is 'so formulaic it may as well be generated by an algorithm.'

Role: The new blockbuster is based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Mark Greaney and follows CIA operative Court Gentry (played by Ryan Gosling), known by his codename, Sierra Six © Provided by Daily Mail Role: The new blockbuster is based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Mark Greaney and follows CIA operative Court Gentry (played by Ryan Gosling), known by his codename, Sierra Six

'The Gray Man is CIA operative Court Gentry, a.k.a., Sierra Six,' Netflix said in a synopsis for the movie. 'Plucked from a federal penitentiary and recruited by his handler, Donald Fitzroy, Gentry was once a highly-skilled, Agency-sanctioned merchant of death.

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'But now the tables have turned and Six is the target, hunted across the globe by Lloyd Hansen, a former cohort at the CIA, who will stop at nothing to take him out. Agent Dani Miranda has his back. He'll need it.'

The motion picture, which is directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, is an adaptation from the book series from Mark Greaney.

The movie - which was filmed at seven locations around the world from Azerbaijan to Croatia and France - packs in nine major action sequences, including a lengthy gun battle in a public square in Prague.

'We wanted to be very ambitious with this movie,' director Anthony said. 'It is hard to shoot action. It's expensive to shoot action, and Netflix was up for this level of ambition.'

The Gray Man is now streaming on Netflix.

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