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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)  »

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Olga Kurylenko and Xavier Gens (director) said the train platform sequence was one of their favorite scenes - a scene that would later be replaced shortly before the movie was released. See more »

Goofs

Whittier states that the passage on the cross from 47's luggage is from Psalms. It is actually a shortened version of Proverbs 3:5-6. See more »

Quotes

Nika Boronina: What colour underwear am I wearing?
Agent 47: You're not wearing any underwear.
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Connections

Spun-off from Hitman: Codename 47 (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

DVNO
Written by Gaspard Augé, Xavier De Rosnay and Mehdi Faveris-Essadi (as Mehdi Pinson)
Performed by Justice featuring Mehdi Faveris-Essadi (as Mehdi Pinson aka DVNO)
Courtesy of Ed Banger Records under exclusive license to Because Music
Mehdi Pinson aka DVNO appears by courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment France / Jive Epic
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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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