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Danger, deception and murder descend upon a sleepy town when a professional assassin accepts a new assignment from his enigmatic boss.


Nick Stagliano


James C. Wolf (as James Wolf), Nick Stagliano
35 ( 15)





Complete credited cast:
Anson Mount ... The Virtuoso
Abbie Cornish ... The Waitress
Anthony Hopkins ... The Mentor
David Morse ... The Deputy
Eddie Marsan ... The Loner
Richard Brake ... Handsome Johnnie
Diora Baird ... Johnnie's Girlfriend
Chris Perfetti ... The Motel Clerk
Ryan Jonze ... The GTO Guy
Shay Guthrie ... The GTO Girl
Jenna Hellmuth ... The Mom
Blaise Corrigan ... The Dude
Estelle Girard Parks ... The Girl
Trent Iacono Trent Iacono ... The Boy
Willow Willow ... The Dog


A lonesome stranger, secure, nerves of steel, must track down and kill a rogue Hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry - 5pm at a rustic diner in the dying town. No name, no description, nothing. When the assassin arrives there are several possible targets, including the county sheriff. Endangering his life, the assassin embarks on a manhunt to find the Hitman and accomplish his mission. But the danger escalates when the erotic encounters with a local woman threaten to derail his task.

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A professional assassin, hired by the Organization, must track down and kill a rogue Hitman. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry - 5:00p at a rustic diner on the border of a dying town... See more »


Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


The coded note The Virtuoso receives at the start of the film reads:

"Once there was a worn and withered old man too set in his ways, bound by routine to have the fore-sight to understand that in all his seventy-six years he's always done the same thing, ate the same food, chose the same colors, won the same battles. His life a breathing pentagon: home, work, rest, eat, dream. From age eighteen he'd never questioned his lot. Until, the trinity... and the agony of realization that a life lived can never be re-lived." See more »


"Dixie" cups are misspelled as "Dixy" See more »


Elevator Song
Performed by Lady Mary
Written by Meghan Toohey
Under license from Supertiny Music
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Incredibly slow, with voice over narration
30 April 2021 | by Xavier_StoneSee all my reviews

The main actor narrating his own story gets old really fast with almost no dialogue in the first 15 minutes. Then it only gets worse. Poor over done acting and Mr. Hopkins makes a 5 min pointless speech to earn a paycheck, otherwise he has 20 lines in the whole film.

You'll get really bored about an hour into it, and then fast forward until the end, which isn't that interesting, and you'll think to yourself what a waste of time and talent this film was.

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Release Date:

30 April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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