• Hitman
    2 minutes 48 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008


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Hitman Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

You should see this movie for the action and gunfights... oh, and for Olga Kurylenko.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3/5

August 18, 2008
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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A thoroughly entertaining experience.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

July 16, 2008
Sue Pierman
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

French director Xavier Gens keeps the action riveting and spectacular.

Full Review Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

June 19, 2008
Prairie Miller

A slick take on sniping, strangling, homicidal body doubles, and a seductive Moscow sex slave in distress, the property of a local baddie, whom the hero invites to tag along from inside his car trunk, don't ask.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

March 19, 2008
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

There's a certain primitive simplicity to it, the editing is awkward in spots, and it derives from a game, but I flat-out enjoyed it.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 4/5

February 20, 2008
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
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

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
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A bit po-faced and unremarkable; more outrageousness and humour would have helped.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

November 29, 2007
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Hitman stands right on the threshold between video games and art. On the wrong side of the threshold, but still, give it credit.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2007
Andrew Wright
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Rooted firmly on the positive side of good and dumb ... Whether you go for it or not may ultimately depend on your feelings about a movie that helpfully explains its locations with onscreen captions like "London: England" and "Moscow: Russia."

Full Review Source: The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

November 21, 2007
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

There's enough intelligence behind it that you don't feel you're just waiting to hit the reset button.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

November 21, 2007
Pete Hammond

It delivers top-notch action, dazzling gunplay and lots of fireworks. What more could we ask for?

| Original Score: 3/5

November 21, 2007
Stephen Garrett
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 17, 2011
Dave White

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 1/5

April 4, 2011
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.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 5.5/10

March 22, 2011
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

Awkwardly paced and muddled.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 2/4

April 23, 2009
Pablo Villaca
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.

| Original Score: 1/5

April 11, 2009
Tim Grierson

Though stylishly shot and occasionally exciting, this adaptation of the popular video game can only go so far with its mindless violence and cardboard characters.

Full Review Source: Screendaily

July 23, 2008

November 23, 2007
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