The Baker
The Baker (2007)

Professional hit man Milo (Damian Lewis) flees the city after failing to carry out a contract, and gets mistaken for a baker while hiding out in the country. But just as Milo begins to embrace his leisurely new lifestyle and strike up a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 16, 2007
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Stella Papamichael

A hit and miss comedy.

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Xan Brooks

The normally wonderful Kate Ashfield bags a supporting slot as Milo's love interest only to spend the film's climax ruthlessly gagged with a strip of gaffer tape. Given the state of the dialogue, this is probably for the best.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

It lacks dramatic yeast.

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

The Baker is an iffy affair made palatable mostly by Lewis' lead performance, an attractive blend of naivete and deadly efficiency. But we've seen it before.

Tim Evans
Sky Cinema

The good new is that it goes to DVD almost immediately so can be left to gather dust in a Woolies bargain bin.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Sophie Burgess
A really good idea that needed more time in development. I felt it was suitable to a short rather than a feature so there was a lot of dead space where they… More
Deb S
Lewis plays Milo, a hitman who flees his job and life to hide in the country and attempts a new lifestyle taking on the roll of a baker for a small town after… More
Cynthia S.
This movie is also called Assassin in Love..........The English do this sort of thing right. Great quirky characters, the kind you'll never see in an… More
Stefan P
I love the discreet and absurd British humour. Reminds me a little of In Bruges, or to be fair - In Bruges reminds of The Baker because this was made a year… More
Jesse Ortega
I'm sure you've all heard of a one-hit wonder at one point in your life. I'm more familiar with old-school one-hit wonders, since I don't… More