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Wanted (2008)

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A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.

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A young man finds out his long lost father is an assassin. When his father is murdered, the son is recruited into his father's old organization and trained by a man named Sloan to follow in his dad's footsteps. Written by Anonymous

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

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Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,814,055 (UK) (27 June 2008)

Gross:

$134,568,845 (USA) (25 September 2009)
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Trivia

The man pictured in the poster next to Cross' shoulder when he is on the train is the president of the Czech Republic, Václav Klaus. See more »

Goofs

After Wesley quits his job, Fox is picking him up in an Audi Q7. When driving, you can see both of them through the passenger door window. Although the car is moving, the reflection in the mirror cover doesn't move - while every other reflection (e.g. in the window) is moving. See more »

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Wesley: [voice-over] It's my anorexic boss' birthday. This means there's a certain amount of inter-office pressure to stand around the conference table, eating crappy food and pretending to worship her. Acting for five minutes like Janice doesn't make all our lives miserable is the hardest work I'll do all day. My job title is account manager. I used to be called an account service representative, but a consultant told us we have to manage our clients, and to not service them. I have a ...
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There are no opening credits. The title appears as a headline on a newspaper well into the movie. See more »

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Featured in The Making of Wanted: The Game (2008) See more »

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With a Twist
Written by Harry Garfield
Performed by Harry Garfield
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Open your minds
10 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you watch this movie with a closed mind you might not care for it.

Just take it as it is and it is very good. The special effects are excellent and action is non-stopped. There are plenty of jaw-dropping moments in this movie.

Chances are that most of the stunts are highly unlikely, but you're watching a movie, purpose to entertain. It's like watching a superhero movie, no spiders don't make men that shoot webs, or rage that turns someone into a superhuman green giant, but they do entertain.

I was very entertained. If you like action, check this movie out and you will not be disappointed.


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