Free Fire is a stronger concept than film, hamstrung by poor storytelling and execution, despite the best efforts of the cast.
Irish Republican Army members Chris (Cillian Murphy) and Frank (Michael Smiley) have traveled to Boston in order to acquire weapons. With their intermediary Justine (Brie Larson) and associates Stevo (Sam Riley) and Bernie (Enzo Cilenti) in tow, the group meets a man named Ord (Armie Hammer) at an abandoned warehouse. Taking them inside, Ord introduces Chris and Frank to arms dealer Vernon (Sharlto Copley), who is supplying the guns. Chris is frustrated when he learns Vernon is giving them the wrong kind of rifles, but reluctantly agrees to go through with the arrangement.
Tensions between the two sides start to boil over when …
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