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The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

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The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

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Tsuwayuki Saotome ...
Kurosawa
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Helicopter Pilot / Newscaster
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Seifert
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Professor Asimov
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Ivan
Nadia Konakchieva ...
Valentin Stojanov ...
Petr Asimov Jr.
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ICC Court Clerk
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Livitin
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Moreno
Ralitsa Vassileva ...
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The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

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Rated R for strong violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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18 August 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,384,504 (USA) (18 August 2017)

Gross:

$23,338,494 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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Trivia

This will be the second collaboration between Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds after Turbo (2013). See more »

Goofs

When Kincaids prison transport is getting ambushed, all bullet holes look the same. One of them even appears on the plastic front grille of one of the police cars, while it has a bullet-into-metal texture to it. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Garrett: I can assure you, we are more than prepared for any assault.
Darius Kinkaid: [headbutts Garret] Prepared for that assault, motherfucker?
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At the end of the credits there's an outtake with Ryan Reynolds having to wait for church bells to stop ringing. See more »

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References Home Alone (1990) See more »

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Italian Drinking Song
Written by Dorothy Donnelly, Robert Sigmund
Published by Warner Chappell Music, Inc
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Reynolds and Jackson were born for this moment
9 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow, I was so impressed with this movie. I will admit that the first 20 minutes were pretty generic for me and I found myself thinking, "This is pretty much what I expected, but it's a free screening so just enjoy it."

However, once Reynolds and Jackson team up on the screen the entire chemistry of the movie changes and it ended up being one of the funnest "buddy cop" movies I've seen in quite a while. (I know it technically isn't a buddy cop movie, but it really is for all intents and purposes.)

The movie doesn't take itself seriously (were you really expecting that with Reynolds and Jackson?!), and just like any modern action/comedy the plot isn't meant to be something like Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

This movie is 100% worth spending the cash to go see in the theater with a group of people. I can also tell you this, the atmosphere leaving the theater was great; this movie is a lot of fun!

p.s. as of the time of this writing there are three reviews, one of which is a 1 star; reading through that review I can only assume the director must have slept with his mother or something because all his critiques are unrealistically harsh!


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