• Hitman
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    Added: May 9, 2008


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Hitman Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...even the most forgiving action fan will walk away disappointed by this mess.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1/4

December 11, 2007
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

The title is probably misspelt -- there should be an S in front.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 2/5

December 7, 2007

Olyphant kinda looks lika a cancer patient

Full Review Source: sbs.is | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 6, 2007
Jeanne Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

For what it is --- a fast-paced, violent thriller, based on a video game, of all things --- it's actually entertaining.

Full Review

December 4, 2007
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

For some reason unknown to man or film criticism, Jeanne found this highly entertaining.

Full Review

December 4, 2007
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...the very premise -- "elusive" killers walking around with shaved heads and barcode tattoos -- is idiotic on its face.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

December 3, 2007
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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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.

December 3, 2007
Tim Grierson
Screen International

Though stylish shot and occasionally exciting in its frenetically-edited action sequences, this adaptation of the popular video game can only go so far with its mindless violence until cardboard characters and a dull plot snuff out the momentum.

Full Review Source: Screen International

December 1, 2007
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

One of those rare, so-bad-it's-good shoot-'em-ups.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

December 1, 2007
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Fans of the video game on which this film is based may get a kick out of the cinematic treatment, but even these low level kicks will be tempered by the film's failure to articulate its main plot points or to create characters we care about.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 30, 2007
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

Hitman's performances outclass the film's video-game origins. These are credible characters, not video drones.

Full Review Source: Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 30, 2007
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

The film's target audience - dummies everywhere - will be blown away.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 1/5

November 30, 2007


It's based on a computer game, Hitman (see what they did with that title?), though even when it reaches maximum velocity, it's still panting behind The Bourne Ultimatum for style and excitement.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 1/5

November 30, 2007
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

Rubbish, of course, but some teenage boys love this stuff. Don't rule out sequels.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

November 30, 2007
Phelim O'Neill

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

Full Review Source: Guardian

November 30, 2007

Sun Online

Obviously made to appeal to the computer game's fans, it still begs the question: How does a film with this level of violence get a certificate of 15?

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

November 30, 2007
Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

Xavier Gens should have stuck to making music videos rather than inflict his goldfish-like attention-span on cinema.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

November 30, 2007

Daily Mirror [UK]

It might just be one of the best videogame adaptations ever made, which isn't saying much. It could also be the film of the week which, come to think of it, isn't saying much either.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

November 30, 2007

Yet another depressing confirmation of the inability of filmmakers to turn decent videogames into decent films.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 30, 2007
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

The movie isn't bad; it's just all too familiar.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 29, 2007
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