Freelance covert operative Mallory Kane is hired out by her handler to various global entities to perform jobs which governments can't authorize and heads of state would rather not know about. After a mission to rescue a hostage in Barcelona, Mallory is quickly dispatched on another mission to Dublin. When the operation goes awry and Mallory finds she has been double crossed, she needs to use all of her skills, tricks and abilities to escape an international manhunt, make it back to the United States, protect her family, and exact revenge on those that have betrayed her.Written by
At approximately 20 minutes into the film Mallory Kane receives a book entitled "Desert Assault" written by John Kane, her father and author of the book; the name also happens to be one of several aliases used by the fictional character David Webb aka Jason Bourne from the Bourne series. See more »
When Mallory and Aaron fight in the diner in the opening scene, Aaron attempts to shoot Mallory at close range while she is lying on the ground. Immediately after the shot, the powder burn from the muzzle blast is clearly seen on the floor of the diner next to Mallory's head. However, there is no other damage to the floor as an entering bullet would have made, revealing only the damage that a blank cartridge would cause. See more »
What the hell are you doing out here? I had to drive all night. I'm hungover as shit. And you're really starting to cut into my vacation time, so can we go please?
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Haywire is directed by Steven Soderbergh and features an all star cast that includes Michael Douglas, Ewan McGregor, Antonio Banderas, Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender.
However the main star is MMA fighter Gina Carano as Mallory Kane who works in black ops and is hired to pose as he wife of a British agent and ends up being a target for elimination herself. Carano has to unravel who is trying to set her up.
The film is shot with little dialogue and a moody setting, many of the known cast has small roles and its a 'unHollywood thriller' although Carano does get to kick ass as well as getting chased mainly in the streets or rooftops of Dublin.
Fassbender and Carano's scenes standout especially their combat sequences. Its an unusual film given the director is an Oscar winner 'A' lister director who has gone back to his roots and decided to make an independent action film. By and large he succeeds and Carano looks like someone, given the right material who could breakout as an action star.
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