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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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Hitman #3 (as Nicky Naude)
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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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Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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21 November 2007 (USA)  »

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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

The scene where Agent 47 sits atop the roof, sniper in hand and red lettering behind him is taken directly from artwork from the game, as is the scene between 47 and Yuri in the bathtub, including the rubber duck. See more »

Goofs

The interior shot of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in which Belicoff delivers a eulogy for Udre was not actually taken inside the cathedral. The hall shown is much smaller and pillars can be seen that do not appear inside the real cathedral. See more »

Quotes

Nika Boronina: [in tears, pleading, as 47 is about to shoot Whittier] Please... stop.
Agent 47: [breathing heavy as he lowers his gun] She saved your life.
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References The Killer (1989) See more »

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As Vezez Amanha
Written and Performed by Gilberto Candido
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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Excellent
21 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As we are all well aware of most film adaptations of video games are usually very poor. This is not the case with Hit-man. Hit-man has done something that no other video game film has been able to pull off before. It is entertaining to the general audience who has not plaid the video game, by use of witty remarks, dark humor, and excellent action scenes. On the other hand fans of the video game series will be pleasantly surprised that Hollywood has not butchered the concept of the video games. There has been much debate over the actor who played 47; all actors did an excellent job. I was very pleased.

Bottom line: If you enjoy the video games – see it. If you don't know anything about the video games but want to see a movie similar to Bourn Identity then see it.


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