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Hitman (I) (2007)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  21 November 2007 (USA)
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A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.

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Jean-Marc Bellu ...
Hitman #2
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Hitman #3 (as Nicky Naude)
Abdou Sagna ...
Hitman #4
Ilya Nikitenko ...
Hitman #5
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Storyline

A gun-for-hire "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a mysterious Russian woman. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hitman - Agente 47  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,240,698 (UK) (30 November 2007)

Gross:

$39,687,528 (USA) (7 March 2008)
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Trivia

When the project was first announced, Vin Diesel was going to star as Agent 47. Despite Timothy Olyphant taking over, Diesel is still credited as executive producer. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, when Interpol Inspector Michael Whittier is sitting in the ambulance, his shirt is open, he then is shown to be buttoning it closed, but in the next shot (from far away) his shirt is still completely open. In the next shot, from up close as he stands his shirt is completely buttoned closed again. See more »

Quotes

Nika Boronina: The woman, two tables behind you - what's she wearing?
Agent 47: The one with the red hair and the silk dress - facing you?
Nika Boronina: Yeah.
Agent 47: That's not a woman.
[we see the "woman" behind him is obviously a transvestite. Nika smiles]
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 1 December 2007 (2007) See more »

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Ave Maria
Written by Franz Schubert
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User Reviews

 
Better than expected
21 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This by far is the best video game adaptation movie I have ever seen. It stayed mostly true to the games but instead the agents were orphans instead of clones. There were many great action scenes and nods to the games, such as Agent 47 stealing various outfits, his weapons and his odd ways of killing his targets. the movie reminded me of an all new game in itself.

Not to mention Nika (Olga Kurylenko) was amazingly HOT in this movie and has various topless scenes which made me happy :) and she wasn't a bad actress either. I think Timothy Olyphant was THE perfect Agent 47 and captured the character perfectly I would definitely see this movie multiple times!!!!! I highly recommend this movie to fans of the video games or if you love action movies altogether!!!!!


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