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The Hunted (2003)

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An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... L.T. Bonham
... Aaron Hallam
... Abby Durrell
... Irene Kravitz
... Ted Chenoweth
... Bobby Moret (as Jose Zuniga)
... Harry Van Zandt
... Dale Hewitt
... Loretta Kravitz
Aaron DeCone ... Stokes (as Aaron Brounstein)
Carrick O'Quinn ... Kohler
... Zander
... Powell
... Richards
Alexander MacKenzie ... Sheriff
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In the green woods of Silver Falls, Oregon, Aaron Hallam, a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, keeps his own brand of wildlife vigil. After Hallam brutally slew four deer hunters in the area, FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell turns to L.T. Bonham-- the one man who may be able to stop him. At first L.T. resists the mission. Snug in retirement, he's closed off to his past, the years he spent in the Special Forces training soldiers to become skilled killers. But when he realizes that these recent slaying is the work of a man he trained, he feels obligated to stop him. Accepting the assignment under the condition that he works alone, L.T. enters the woods, unarmed--plagued by memories of his best student and riddled with guilt for not responding to Aaron's tortured letters to him as he began to slip over the edge of sanity. Furious as he is with his former mentor for ignoring his pleas for help, Aaron knows that he and L.T. share a tragic bond that is unbreakable. And, even as ... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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In This Game Of Hide And Seek, If You're It... You're Dead. See more »


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Rated R for strong bloody violence and some language | See all certifications »

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14 March 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Stunde des Jägers  »

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Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,482,638, 16 March 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$34,238,611, 26 May 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,782,486, 7 November 2003
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Many scenes were filmed in Portland, Oregon because they needed rain. Unfortunately, during the weeks they were filming, it didn't rain in Portland. See more »

Goofs

The wire used to pull the spike out of Bonham's leg when he's impaled on the cliff is seen as it whizzes by. The scene was first shot pulling the spike out, then played in reverse to achieve the desired effect. See more »

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Narrator: [voiceover] God said to Abraham, "Kill me a son." Abe says, "Man, you must be puttin' me on." God say, "no"; Abe say, "what?" God say, "You can do what you want, Abe, but the next time you see me comin', you better run." Abe says, "Where do you want this killin' done?" God says, "Out on Highway 61."
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Referenced in Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) See more »

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Highway 61 Revisited
by Bob Dylan
Performed by Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash performs courtesy of American Recordings
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completely enjoyable - does not deserve the negative feedback
16 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

I too don't understand the negative comments here. The Hunted is a great action flick. It features great leads from Tommy Lee Jones (as you would expect) and Benicio Del Toro (my first film experience with him, I thought he added an amazing presence to his character) plus good support from the surrounding cast. The film has some amazing locations and scenery and was very well paced. The fight and actions scenes were excellent with some decent gore thrown in where necessary. My only nit pick was I felt it could have been a little longer in duration. Ignore the bad press on The Hunted. I just don't understand how you can't enjoy this film - that simple! Oh,..and doesn't Tommy Lee Jones really suit the beard.


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