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The Hunter's Prayer (2017)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 June 2017 (USA)
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An assassin helps a young woman avenge the death of her family.

Director:

Jonathan Mostow

Writers:

John Brancato (screenplay by), Michael Ferris (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Compston ... Metzger
Tina Maskell Tina Maskell ... Rosa
Eben Young Eben Young ... Martin Hatto
Stephanie Dooley Stephanie Dooley ... Pamela Hatto
Odeya Rush ... Ella
Lucy Jackson Lucy Jackson ... Euro Girl
Claudia Trujillo ... French Girl
Kate Dobson Kate Dobson ... Senior Resident
Sam Worthington ... Lucas
Eudald Font ... Sergio (as Eduald Font)
Mateo Rufino ... Bouncer
Amy Landecker ... Banks
Colin Parry Colin Parry ... Head Guard
Dylan Miles-Davis Dylan Miles-Davis ... William
Allen Leech ... Richard Addison
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Storyline

This high octane thriller focuses on Lucas, (Sam Worthington), a solitary assassin, hired to kill a young woman, Ella, (Odeya Rush). When he can't bring himself to pull the trigger the plan falls apart, setting in motion a twisted game of cat and mouse. Now both are marked for death and forced to form an uneasy alliance. Relentlessly pursued across Europe, their only hope for survival is to expose those responsible for brutally murdering her family and bring them to justice.

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Rated R for violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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English | German | French

Release Date:

9 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A vadász imája See more »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Odeya Rush was cast after Hailee Seinfeld scheduling conflicts couldn't be resolved. See more »

Goofs

Near minute 33, Lucas unloads his pistol by pulling the slide (a cartridge is clearly seen being ejected), slide goes back in firing position, then the magazine is released. In this order, the pistol is still loaded, having one bullet to the chamber (slide moving back loads first bullet from magazine to the chamber). The correct unloading order is: magazine is removed, slide is pulled back, ejecting the bullet from chamber. See more »

Quotes

Ella: [in the trunk, voice trembling] Hello? Are you there? Why aren't we moving? What's happening?
Lucas: [straining as he's getting ready to shoot heroine in the driver's seat] Just... Talk to me.
Ella: I don't know what to say.
Lucas: Tell me about your father.
Ella: My dad...
[scoffs]
Ella: I hate my dad. All reason I'm in this stupid trunk is 'cause of him! It's all his fault... Such an asshole. Then my mom dies and he marries a total bitch. God I hate them... They don't even want me around.
Lucas: Sometimes dads make mistakes.
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References John Wick (2014) See more »

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Croissant J'taime
Written by Jonathan Mostow
Performed by Gabrielle Mostow and Sarah Mostov
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An Excellent Thriller.
5 June 2017 | by HealthyLoveSee all my reviews

The Hunter's Prayer is a British-American action thriller film directed by Jonathan Mostow, based on Kevin Wignall's novel "For the Dogs." "The Hunter's Prayer" follows Lucas (Worthington), a solitary assassin, hired to kill a young woman, Ella, (Rush), who is unaware that her family's questionable business dealings have cost them their lives. However, when Lucas can't bring himself to pull the trigger, the two form a bond and escape across Europe together, hunted by those responsible for her family's murder.

Rated R (for violence, drug use and language).

This Film Is Absolutely An Excellent Thriller For All The Family. Parents Should Watch It With Their Children,there is no sex at all and the violence is much better than that of Abu Ghraib Prison Torture In Iraq .


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