Hitman

Hitman

Hitman

Video game adaptation about a gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant), who is hired by a group known as "The Agency" to kill targets for cash. The mysterious loner finds himself ensnared in a political conspiracy, which has him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe.

200794 minsFrance, USA
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Hitman / Reviews

Flicks, Team

Flicks, Team

Anthropologists seeking to understand the nerd need look no further than this admirably half-assed exercise in stylistic masturbation. How half-assed is Hitman? At one point, the titular innominate is in a fancy hotel being pursued by, I don't know, ninjas or something, and the set-dressing consists of bits of paper with numbers printed on them sellotaped to the doors so as to convey the notion of "hotel".

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Variety

Variety

A Eurotrashy vidgame knockoff that misses its target by a mile. Numbingly unthrilling as it lurches from one violent encounter to another, the pic's dark roots in an electronic, non-dramatic medium are plain to see, and unsuspecting gamers lured to theaters will soon wish they were back home participating in the action themselves...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This film is like watching the actual game played by someone with slow reactions. That's not much of a spectator sport...

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Hitman stands right on the threshold between video games and art. On the wrong side of the threshold, but still, give it credit...

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Premiere Magazine

Premiere Magazine

Ultimately Hitman is about bullets, blood, and bombs. For die-hard fans of the videogame, there is much to relish in terms of cobblestone car chases, punishing fistfights, cool weaponry, impossible physical feats, and ear-popping gun battles that rage through exclusive hotels in exotic locations...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Incoherent and utterly lacking in panache, style or originality...

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

The most criminal killing in this movie's blood-spattered 100min runtime is the way Hitman wastes

the audience's time...

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BBC

BBC

Director Xavier Gens pads out this anorexic narrative with soulless but reasonably choreographed gun battles, and buckets of globby arterial blood...

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