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Hardcore Henry (2015)

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Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Akan
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Estelle
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Henry's Father
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Slick Dimitry (as Andrey Dementyev)
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Olga the Dominatrix (as Sveta Ustinova)
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Katya the Dominatrix (as Dasha Charusha)
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Yuri (as Oleg Poddubniy)
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Young Bully #1
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Young Bully #2
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Young Bully #3
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Robbie
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Henry / Timothy / Higher-Self Merc
Martin Cooke ...
Marty (as Martin J. Cooke)
Sergey Chekrygin ...
Parking Lot Security (as Sergei Chikrigin)
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Storyline

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... Written by STX Entertainment

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First they made him dangerous. Then they made him mad.


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Rated R for non-stop bloody brutal violence and mayhem, language throughout, sexual content/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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8 April 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,107,604 (USA) (8 April 2016)

Gross:

$9,244,565 (USA) (6 May 2016)
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Trivia

Andrei Dementiev plays Henry. He also plays the character of Slick Dimitri. For that scene, a stuntman took over the role of Henry, so Andrei Dementiev could portray Slick Dimitri. This is the only scene in which we get to see what the film's protagonist looks like. See more »

Goofs

While chasing the Slick Dmitry on the roof in first Jimmy quest, Henry jumps the building via a sling rope; he first holds a black rope, but when he lands in the rubbish box in the street, the rope is pink. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: Like my father always said, a grenade a day keeps the enemy at bay.
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Crazy Credits

Torwards the end of the end credits, while they're still rolling, a beep from an answering machine comes on and it's Jimmy. The message says, "Hello, Henry. Well, if you're hearing this, there's one more thing I need you to do." See more »

Connections

References Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) See more »

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Mirror Man
and "Warning Jog"
Written and Performed by Ilya Kondratiev
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Amazingly Awesome!!! New Genre!
7 April 2016 | by (Houston, United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is INSANELY awesome!!!

If I could rate it a 20, I would, just from the shear story telling, character investment and novel first-person POV, not to mention all the video game tropes, puns, and long shots!!

At least 90% of the movie are long shots, that's how well it was directed!

It contains a LOT of elements from Counter Strike, Modern Warfare, Half- Life 2, Portal and Mirrors Edge, so if you like those games, you should absolutely love this movie!

It has a LOT of gore in it, so I wouldn't recommend it to the squeamish, but if you're a high-octane true-blooded alpha male like myself, you should absolutely love it!


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