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Hitman

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Rico Torres

Hitman

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
100 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/21/07
performer:
Timothy Olyphant, Robert Knepper, Dougray Scott
director:
Xavier Gens
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Skip Woods
genre:
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D

Timothy Olyphant likes to compare this videogame adaptation, which finds his genetically engineered assassin a marked man, to John Woo’s The Killer. ”It’s almost like making a movie about traveling salesmen. There’s a sadness to these characters. You’re the best at what you do, but it’s a very lonely existence.” And a violent one. ”We shot a lot of people in this movie,” the Deadwood vet says. ”Hopefully in that tradition of John Woo: violence with some elegance and beauty to it.”