Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it...Written by
Both writer/director Ilya Naishuller and Sharlto Copley said to techradar that they will be willing to make a sequel. Naishuller said, "I have an outline for a second one. If there's a need and a want for it. Both Sharlto and I would make a second one. It'd be much, much quicker. It may not be three years this time... it may be two years and six months." He continued, "People are going to download or pirate it. You'll want an opinion on it, especially if you're a gamer. The question is whether people will turn up to the cinema to watch it." See more »
When Henry shakes or nods his head, the picture swings violently - which should not happen since the eyes automatically swivel to cancel out any head motion. See more »
Each year one hundred thousand baseball bats are sold in Russia, and at most 50 baseballs. Gives an idea for great Russian pastime.
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Torwards the end of the end credits, while they're still rolling, a beep from an answering machine comes on and it's Jimmy. The message says, "Hello, Henry. Well, if you're hearing this, there's one more thing I need you to do." See more »
It's like driving a race car as fast as it will go... so fun you can't stop smiling
I went into this with no preconceived expectations. I saw the trailer, it looked interesting, I went.
I wasn't disappointed. Whether this is a commercial hit or a flop, it will be a cult film forever. It's an instant classic for no other reason than it's just so damn fun.
Your best bet to enjoy this movie is to see it as an experience and not as art. Don't ask questions about characters background or whine when they don't explain random biker chicks with samurai swords... it just doesn't matter. I eat ice cream because I like ice cream... I don't pick through it during dessert.
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