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Hitman (I) (2007)

R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Offei ...
Christian Erickson ...
Jean-Marc Bellu ...
Hitman #2
Hitman #3 (as Nicky Naude)
Abdou Sagna ...
Hitman #4
Ilya Nikitenko ...
Hitman #5


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  »

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Box Office


$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,180,769 (USA) (22 November 2007)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The character of Nika (Olga Kurylenko) draws inspiration from a recurring female character from the games known as Lei Ling (changed to 'Mei Ling' in 'Contracts'). Lei/Mei Ling was a prostitute that 47 saved on two occasions, receiving vital information in return. See more »


After Agent 47 finishes talking to Nika in the car, the scene cuts to the car from the rear driving away. The Audi that is driving away is an RS4 Cabriolet. It is the same car Agent 47 uses while going to the Palace of Udre but not the car which he stole from Belicoff's man. That was an Audi S5. See more »


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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Referenced in Robot Chicken: Some Like It Hitman (2011) See more »


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Written and Performed by Gilberto Candido
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User Reviews

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

Being a big fan of the Hit-man games, I was fairly worried when I heard that they were going to make a movie based on it because movies based on video games don't tend to be very good movies...

But after seeing it last night, I must say I was pleasantly surprised. It was actually quite a good movie. It may not win an Oscar or anything, but it's amazing to see Agent 47 up on the big screen. Timothy Olyphant does a surprisingly good job of portraying him too.

The love interest is a bit awkward to anyone who knows Agent 47's nearly complete lack of emotion in that department, but despite what the trailer may lead you to expect, it really doesn't go very far outside of what you've come to know in the games (and what happens when she tries to seduce him is absolutely hilarious and very much in the Agent 47 tradition).

It is indeed a violent movie, and 47 is as cold-blooded as you'd expect him to be. Seeing it tends to make me wish other movie heroes had the same level of guts, just to shoot the bad guy in the face instead of letting him live or anything silly like that. The fight scenes with the other assassins from the Agency are also very well done and quite a treat to see.

All in all, it's quite a good movie. Definitely worth paying to see in the theaters. Hopefully there'll be another one!

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