An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.

Director:

Aleksander Bach

Writers:

Skip Woods (screenplay), Michael Finch (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelababy ... Diana
Dan Bakkedahl ... Sanders
Charlene Beck ... Tenement Woman
Michael Bornhütter ... Berlin Police Officer #1
Melissa Broughton Melissa Broughton ... Gardens by the Bay Woman with Baby
Nils Brunkhorst Nils Brunkhorst ... Syndicate Doctor
Michaela Caspar Michaela Caspar ... Hall of Records Clerk
Alvin Chan Alvin Chan ... Gardens by the Bay Man #1
Michael Corcoran Michael Corcoran ... Robert's Dad (as Michael T. Corcoran)
Manuel Depta Manuel Depta ... Russian Soldier
Andrew DiBartolomeo ... Gardens by the Bay Man #2 (as Andrew Di Bartolomeo)
Georg Ebinal Georg Ebinal ... Salzburg Syndicate Operator Driver
Jörg Ellmer Jörg Ellmer ... Russian Soldier
Rupert Friend ... Agent 47
Waye Leon Goh Waye Leon Goh ... Gardens by the Bay Man #3
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Storyline

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Your number is up

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of strong violence, and some language. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The idea of a young girl who has assassin-like abilities (like super reflexes and freeing herself from her ties) who is also wanted by an evil corporation is taken directly from the plot of Hitman: Absolution (2012). See more »

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Agent 47's pistols are .45 caliber. When he goes to the American embassy and spreads his arms revealing his weapons to the guard at the metal detector, the the magazines in his pistols can be clearly seen to be stamped ".38 Super" while the magazines on his belt have ".45" stamped on them. A .45 caliber round and .38 Super round cannot be fired by the same pistol, so the two extra magazines on his belt are useless. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Diana: [narrating] The history of man is defined by war. And war by the men who fight it. What if we could create a better man? Someone did.
Diana: The Agent program was initiated in August of 1967 by a man named Peter Aaron Litvenko. It's purpose was to create the perfect killing machine. Human beings without emotion, or fear, or remorse. The resulting subjects were called, Agents. The Program was a success. But the price of creating men without humanity, was Litvenko's conscience.
Diana: Applying his ...
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: In a mid-credits scene, the camera zooms over Smith's body, now with white hair, to reveal he's still alive. This is the origin of The Albino villain of the franchise. See more »

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Written by Maxwell Young
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I have not played the game. I still didn't like the movie.
11 December 2015 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

It felt like the team that made the Resident Evil films- another failed attempt to turn a game into a movie - has worked on this as well. It is an Apple-style, gun kata, Matrix derived, James Bond cloning, CGI filled, Resident Evil sequel.

I wanted to watch it because I like Rupert Friend in Homeland. He did not disappoint, but neither did he blow my mind. It is clear that he needs better direction than the one time director Aleksander Bach could provide. Zachary Quinto does a decent job as well, considering the script. Hannah Ware is... cute and has a British accent. That's about it.

I could waste time telling you about the story, but it is rather silly and obvious. Even the twists, you see them coming from miles away. I think one thing only explains the film better than any review: Jürgen Prochnow gets less screen time than Angelababy in this movie. Yeah, I had to google her, too.


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Country:

USA | UK | Germany | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hitman: Agent 47 See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,326,530, 23 August 2015

Gross USA:

$22,467,450

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$82,347,656
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