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Wild Target (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 18 June 2010 (UK)
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A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writers:

Lucinda Coxon (screenplay), Pierre Salvadori (film "Cible émouvante")

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Nighy ... Victor Maynard
Emily Blunt ... Rose
Rupert Grint ... Tony
Rupert Everett ... Ferguson
Eileen Atkins ... Louisa Maynard
Martin Freeman ... Hector Dixon
Gregor Fisher ... Mike
Geoff Bell ... Fabian
Rory Kinnear ... Gerry Bailey
Duncan Duff ... Jeweller
Graham Seed ... Appraiser
James O'Donnell ... Barney (as James O'Dee)
George Rainsford ... Waiter
Alexis Rodney ... First Hotel Receptionist
Sia Berkeley ... Smart Hotel Receptionist
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Storyline

Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims, Rose. He spares her life, unexpectedly acquiring in the process a young apprentice, Tony. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They said 'Take her out'. He got the wrong idea.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, some sexual content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Agrios stohos See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,174, 31 October 2010

Gross USA:

$108,589

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,453,043
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Nighy and Rupert Grint played together in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollows: Part 1 See more »

Goofs

When Victor and Rose enter Victors home, they begin to talk about Victor's mother, but when Tony walks in with the Cat, the cat is facing front (Towards Victor) in the first shot, then in the second shot facing Tony, and the cat then puts it's arm over Tony's shoulder in that same shot, but again seconds later in the 3rd shot of Tony, the Cat is facing front again in the same position as the first shot. See more »

Quotes

Hector Dixon: Where is he?
[Rose says nothing]
Hector Dixon: Tell me...
[indicates Fabian]
Hector Dixon: Or I'll cut his finger off, and make you swallow it. Then I'll leave you alone with him.
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Connections

References Tropic Thunder (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Tchavo
Written by Fabrice Martinez, Ursula Knudson, Douglas Smolens & Mike Penny
Performed by Fishtank Ensemble
Published by Foxy World Music
Courtesy of Fishtank Ensemble
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An unforgettable Foot Massage !
27 August 2010 | by RainbowCastelSee all my reviews

What can I add to a great British comedy more than other's reviews? Well, it was fresh, fun, a touch of sexiness and simply fun. (I said it twice?)

We were 11 and if we were in US, I think we could file for a 3rd grade murder by suffocation! It was an instance in the movie when Bill Nighy said, "May I do your other foot!".

I can tell you guys that, 7 of my friends choked instantly on the buttered pop-corns and I, as the only person in the row, tears in the eyes, still breathing, had to take care of them all.

Coughing, tears in the eyes hitting their backs! Lucky we were not thrown out of the theater!

It is a fresh, British humor, Classy and Cool movie. Give it a try.


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