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Hitman (2007)

A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.

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Mikhail Belicoff
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Udre Belicoff
Michael Offei ...
Christian Erickson ...
General Kormarov
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Bwana Ovie
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Captain Gudnayev
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Jean-Marc Bellu ...
Hitman #2
Nicky Naudé ...
Hitman #3 (as Nicky Naude)
Abdou Sagna ...
Hitman #4
Ilya Nikitenko ...
Hitman #5
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A gun-for-hire "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a mysterious Russian woman. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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

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21 November 2007 (USA)  »

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Hitman - Agente 47  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,180,769 (USA) (24 November 2007)

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$39,687,694 (USA)
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Diana and Agent Smith, characters from the video games, make appearances in the film. See more »

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While Agent 47 is posed as arms dealer Price, Udre Belicoff showcases several weapons. When he picks up the assault rifle, he describes it as an M203 with under-barrel grenade launcher. This is actually an M16 rifle, with M203 grenade launcher attachment. He also suggests that the rifle shoots 7.62 mm ammunition, when in fact the M16 shoots 5.56 mm. This is shown to be deliberate when 47 calls Udre out, saying "you've been wrong about most of these." See more »

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Agent 47: [Udre is telling 47 about the guns he has for sale] Whoa whoa whoa hold up. This is not a Kadr. It's a Chinese copy. In fact, I don't know if it's the drugs, or if you're usually this inept, but you've been wrong about most of these weapons. If the gun you're holding is as cheap as this one, even if you did manage to shoot her in the eye, and I'm not saying you could, you wouldn't kill her.
[Udre shoots at 47, missing]
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Written and Performed by Muff & Rezz
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Hit-man the Movie
24 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, I've heard mostly mixed comments about this movie. But, I'm glad that for the first time in a long time, an "action" movie has had an in-depth plot. Not to mention, they captured the personality of 47 near perfectly. When I went to see this, I didn't think I would like it because Timothy Olyphant played such a convincing geek in Die Hard 4, but he did an incredible job of changing roles. The basis behind the movie is that the hit-man is sent to assassinate someone, but it goes bad, which results in him picking up Olga Kurylenko. Now, they tried to add some jokes in, and he does do some things that are completely out of character (such as smiling), but for the most part, he plays the part very well. Now, the hit-man games aren't known for the best plot of all time, but, since the movie focused more on plot then on actual action, it feels a bit refreshing since the games are basically "Target, Money, Kill". I'd like to see the next Hit-man game focus more on the plot.

Anyway, it's got a great story, 47 is for the most part, played as he should be, and there is enough action to keep you from getting bored.

Ranking wise, it's definitely no "Die Hard 3" or "Big Fish", but it is probably one of the best video-game to movie transitions thats been done in a long time.


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