Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
August 21, 2015
Rated R for sequences of strong violence, and some language
HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research – and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the...
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For some reason I agreed to review Hitman: Agent 47
as it hits Blu-ray (after actively avoiding it for the two weeks it was in theaters), a critically reviled action movie that's a sequel to another critically reviled action movie you probably don't remember. The 2007 version at least starred the charismatic Timothy Olyphant--this new one stars the much-less-personable Rupert Friend, though the actor is hardly to blame for Agent 47
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