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Proud Mary (2018)

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Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

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Babak Najafi

Writers:

John Stuart Newman (story by), Christian Swegal (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taraji P. Henson ... Mary
Billy Brown ... Tom
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ... Danny
Neal McDonough ... Walter
Margaret Avery ... Mina
Xander Berkeley ... Uncle
Rade Serbedzija ... Luka
Erik LaRay Harvey ... Reggie
Danny Glover ... Benny
Adobuere Ebiama Adobuere Ebiama ... Woman
Owen Burke ... Jerome
Bo Cleary Bo Cleary ... Benny's Guy / Tyson
Therese Plaehn ... Saleswoman
James Milord James Milord ... Miller
Alex Portenko ... Ivan
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Storyline

In Boston, Mary (Henson), an expert assassin, kills her target Marcus Miller, a bookie, in his apartment. She discovers that Marcus had a son, a young boy named Danny (Jahi Di'Allo Winston), when she finds him in his room playing video games. Filled with guilt, Mary takes her leave. A year later, Danny is living on his own and has been working for a criminal named Uncle (Berkeley) and Mary has kept a distant eye on him. When a drug delivery to Jerome (Burke) goes bad, Danny asks for more money, finds it in a fridge, and takes it to Uncle. However, Uncle notices some is missing and smacks Danny when the boy says he used it to get food, with Uncle threatening to hurt the boy. When Danny is taking a nap on a bench, he notices someone swipes his bag and gives chase. Pulling out his gun and getting the thief to drop it, Danny then faints and falls to the ground. Several moments later, Mary finds him..

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

12 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bérgyilkos Mary See more »

Filming Locations:

Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,959,053, 14 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,868,638, 4 March 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,454,068, 26 January 2018
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Screen Gems See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

For all the shootings and killings, no police are ever visible in the movie. See more »

Goofs

Mary's car has a Massachusetts license plate only on the rear of the vehicle. Massachusetts license plates with red letters and numerals are issued for both front and rear. See more »

Quotes

Mary: Newsflash, asshole! I am the mothering type!
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Crazy Credits

The film opens with a recreation of the 1965-1974 Screen Gems "S from Hell" logo. See more »

Alternate Versions

A scene in the trailer where Tom kills a cohort is not featured in the actual movie. See more »


Soundtracks

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
Performed by The Temptations
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Yet another Hollywood Remake!
24 March 2018 | by mycannonSee all my reviews

A not very good remake of Leon: The Professional with Jean Reno from 1994. What ever happened to original works rather than the "safe" unoriginal remakes that often produce far less box office reciepts than the originals and yet keep getting produced!

Anyway, more in the style of modern action movies which produce more "as if" moments and unbelievable action sequences, not to mention more bullets than any weapon can hold in a single load, thrown in with a few dramatic moments and one-liners.

Definitely not on my Sat afternoon rewatch list.


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