Robert McCall,'s a former special service commando who faked his own death in hopes of living out a quiet life. Instead, he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to save a young girl, and finds his desire for justice reawakened after coming face-to-face with members of a brutal Russian gang. McCall becomes the go-to man when the helpless require the kind of vengeance they would never find without his skills.
When Masters is told to 'Call it in' while handcuffed to a pipe at the money counting warehouse, he calls the police dispatcher and reports that he is "10-15 at the rear entrance". The 10-15 call sign is for reporting a civil disturbance and not police status at a crime scene. Perhaps 10-78 (Need Assistance), 10-31 (Crime in Process) or 10-23 (On Scene) would have been more appropriate. See more »
Hey, yo, Pops. We betting on what you did before you got here.
Like for a living.
I'm saying insurance, claims.
He was a stock dude, man, on Wall Street.
I was a Pip.
Yo, you were a pimp?
No, not a pimp. A Pip, P-I-P, Pip.
What fuck is a Pip?
Why you curse so much? You know, like Gladys Knight and the Pips. Like this.
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The UK cinema, DVD and Blu-ray versions are cut for violence to secure a 15 rating, removing or reducing the following:
The closeup of the corkscrew being pushed further into Tevi's mouth, and the final shot of his face right before it's withdrawn.
The first shot of the mercenary bleeding and choking on the barbed wire noose.
Columbia made additional cuts in two more scenes, which appear not to have been requested by the BBFC:
A closeup of Teddy beating Little John's bloodied face twice, and a shot from behind that shows him readying another punch.
The gangster being impaled through the neck was shortened at the start and end.
The six cuts total approximately 15 seconds. The UK Ultra HD Blu-ray is uncut and rated 18. See more »