Hitman (2007)

Based on the top-selling, award-winning videogame franchise, the "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47. His hallmarks are a lethal grace, unwavering precision, and resolute pride in his work.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 14, 2008
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Hitman features the unfortunate combination of excessive violence, incoherent plot, and inane dialogue.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A thoroughly entertaining experience.

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Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News

The only thing Hitman succeeds in doing is confirming what common sense could tell you without spending millions of dollars on a special-effects-filled movie: A series of novels is much richer source material than a series of video games.

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Joshua Starnes

Hitman the film is a conventional action thriller that seeks to do nothing more than entertain with an assortment of carnage and sex, at which it is moderately successful.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

As far as it being a video game, I was in the theater and I was trying to work the remote control to close the curtains and turn the sound down.

Kyle Smith
New York Post

If someone ran this guy through a scanner, the readout would say: "Mark down and stock in straight-to-video aisle."

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Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

Awkwardly paced and muddled.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

There's a cool opening credits sequence, but beyond that 'Hitman' doesn't make much sense, is encumbered by clunky dialogue, some amateurish performances and clichéd set-pieces we've seen umpteen times before.

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Tasha Robinson
AV Club

Massive illogic abounds throughout the video-game-based thriller Hitman, starting with the opening, which posits a mysterious organization 'so secret no one knows it exists,' even though it somehow maintains 'ties to every government.'

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Olyphant faz o possível com um personagem unidimensional por natureza, mas o roteiro absurdo e a direção frágil de Gens, que parece acreditar que cortes rápidos substituem arcos narrativos, conferem ao filme um ar de produção feita para DVD.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I liked this far more than i should have.
Phil Hubbs
This is actually OK, very true to the game ideas and not over the top, its actually quite smart, I did lose the plot abit near the end, plenty of double cross,… More
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Coxxie Mild Sauce
dumb, right? most likely. it seemed that way until i fell asleep in an uncomfortable position on a tiny asian couch and woke up a half hour later with a stiff… More
Lanning : )
Hey, it's another girl with a dragon tattoo! What are the chances? Don't you think the bald heads with the barcodes shown off to the world are a bit… More
Albert Kim
Nothin like the videogame series but so much like the epidemic of videogame movies -- SUCKS. freakin boring