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Wild Target

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Bill Nighy, Rupert Grint, ... | THROUGH THE LOOKING WALL Rupert Grint and Bill Nighy in Wild Target

Wild Target

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
98 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/05/10
performer:
Emily Blunt, Bill Nighy, Rupert Everett, Rupert Grint
director:
Jonathan Lynn
distributor:
Freestyle Releasing
author:
Lucinda Coxon

We gave it a C

A very French 1993 farce gets a less comfortable British redo in Wild Target, a hectic, charm-challenged comedy about a fussy bachelor hitman (Bill Nighy) who can’t bring himself to off a winsome thief (Emily Blunt). Thudding, flying-bullet complications ensue. The cast, though, includes a great bunch of Brit faves who have all done better work elsewhere, including Eileen Atkins, Rupert Everett, and Rupert Grint (a.k.a. Ron Weasley) as a bystander who becomes a tagalong member of the merry gang. C

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