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Jonah Hex (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Fantasy | 18 June 2010 (USA)
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The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jonah Hex
... Quentin Turnbull
... Lilah
... Burke
... Lieutenant Grass
... Lieutenant Evan
... Colonel Slocum
... Doc Cross Williams
... Adleman Lusk
... Cassie
Luke James Fleischmann ... Travis
... Grayden Nash
... Turnbull's Henchman
... Turnbull's Gang - Billy
... Turnbull's Gang - Preacher
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Storyline

During Grant's presidency, Jonah Hex is a remorseless bounty hunter. In the Civil War, he was a rebel whose honor put him afoul of a Confederate general, Quentin Turnbull, who murdered Jonah's family while Jonah watched. As a result of the ordeal, Jonah's face is disfigured and he can talk with the dead. After staging his own death, Turnbull, with a group of rebel stalwarts, hatches a plan to bring the Union to its knees. Grant wants Hex to stop it. While the nation readies to celebrate Independence Day, Hex and an unlikely ally have little time to stop Turnbull and his weapon of mass destruction. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Revenge gets ugly


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, disturbing images and sexual content | See all certifications »

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18 June 2010 (USA)  »

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$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,379,365, 20 June 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,539,414, 8 August 2010
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In July 2007, Mark Neveldine and Bryan Taylor were in charge of directing, and had adapted the screenplay too. In November 2008, however, they stepped down from being directors due to creative differences with the studio. See more »

Goofs

Megan Fox's outfits are clearly inappropriate for the era in which the film is set. Women, even prostitutes would never dream of walking around outside showing more skin than was absolutely necessary. See more »

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Jonah Hex: War and me took to each other real well. It felt like it had meaning. The feeling of doing what you thought was right. But it wasn't. Folks can believe what they like, but eventually a man's gotta decide if he's gonna do what's right. That choice cost me more than I bargained for.
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When the Warner Bros logo appears, its accompanying theme is played in a western riff. See more »

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Referenced in Misfortune County (2015) See more »

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Lanigan's Ball
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Written by James Farrell
Performed by Michael Fassbender
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A plethora of under-ratings and over expectations!
23 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Analysis Paralysis!

It was fun. Everyone did a competent job. It's not a movie for intellectuals, just for people who enjoy flicks. As more people see it, its rating will go up. It's now 4.3/10 with 1,266 votes. Watch.

I really enjoyed that the special F/X were not overdone.

It's a comic book fer cryin' out loud!, it's not supposed to be No Country for Old Men!

I was never bored, it was well paced.

That whole business with the dead people was fun and nice plot enhancer.

I really don't know what all the negative fuss it about.

It's not a summer blockbuster, it's a summer popcorn and soda, better-than-T.V. techno western flick.

Actually, my expectations were so diminished by all the bad press that I enjoyed it More that I expected I would.

As I read all the detailed bad press and saw what over analysis was in the comments, and discounted all that, that's what put me over the edge to go and see it.

And I'm glad I did.

It was fun.

No one's careers were ruined. Just briskly moving summer fun.


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