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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.

Director:

Jimmy Hayward

Writers:

Mark Neveldine (screenplay) (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (screenplay) (as Taylor) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Brolin ... Jonah Hex
John Malkovich ... Quentin Turnbull
Megan Fox ... Lilah
Michael Fassbender ... Burke
Will Arnett ... Lieutenant Grass
John Gallagher Jr. ... Lieutenant Evan
Tom Wopat ... Colonel Slocum
Michael Shannon ... Doc Cross Williams
Wes Bentley ... Adleman Lusk
Julia Jones ... Cassie
Luke James Fleischmann Luke James Fleischmann ... Travis
Rio Hackford ... Grayden Nash
David Jensen ... Turnbull's Henchman
Billy Blair ... Turnbull's Gang - Billy
Sean Boyd ... 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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Džona Heksas See more »

Filming Locations:

Bayou Gauche, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$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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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Released on the same day with Toy Story 3 (2010). Director Jimmy Hayward is a former animator of Pixar, and worked on the first two Toy Story films. See more »

Goofs

The flag flown by Turnbull's ship (with thirteen red/white bars and the blue area containing two concentric circles of stars +4 stars in the corners [35 total]) is the US CAVALRY Guidon, NOT the US Flag of Grant's era (which had 37 stars in 5 rows, 8/7/7/7/8 )

Even though the flag came into existence at the beginning of the civil war, it was reserved solely for use by the Cavalry ... all SHIPS were required to show either the US flag (Union and post war), or the Confederate Navy flag. See more »

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[first lines]
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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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.69 (2010) See more »

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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Written by Louis Lambert
Performed by Michael Fassbender
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typical action movie with surprising extra's
4 January 2011 | by dhrgoosSee all my reviews

Your typical action film based on a comic, but with some surprising elements. It had some macabre features (where jonah could talk to the dead and he obtained quick reflexes after a near death experience) and though megan fox had a mediocre roll she had her moments where her acting overdid her role in Transformers. (not quite a accomplishment, but still...)

If you haven't read the comic and maybe not biased by expectations, you most likely like this one. It has all the elements for a good action film and the his personal crusade with his nemesis general turnbull makes it worthwhile to watch.

IMDb rates it with a poor 4,6 I rate it with a 6,5 (G.O.O.S.) ( for the original effects and surprisingly OK acting from megan fox and entertaining storyline)


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