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Hitman


Hitman

Director:Xavier Gens
Cast:Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko, Robert Knepper
Release Date:2007
Genre:Action

Opens Nov. 21.

By Wendy Ward | Posted 11/21/2007

Obviously taking some visual shots directly from the video game it's based on-Hitman: Codename 47-Hitman looks OK, and the St. Petersburg and Moscow settings make for great outer wear. But while fine men's suits draw the eye, bad computer voices seemingly coming from every direction and heavy wooden accents make you stop listening. Except to Agent 47 (hot-even bald-Timothy Olyphant) of the sexy voice and charming head tilt. Part of an elite group of trained assassins with bar codes on the back of their cue balls, 47 spent his life killing like a machine until he gets set up to off Russian leader Mikhail Belicoff (Ulrich Thompson) and misses; kidnaps Belicoff's mistress (Olga Kurylenko), who is said to have witnessed the attempt and apparently does not own a brassiere; and is on the run from Interpol, CIA, Russian militia, fellow bar-coders, etc. Vin Diesel executive produced, surprising no one.

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