Dec 6, 2009

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Top 10 Hitman Movies

There is a whole bunch of Hitman movies. And it’s really hard work to select only 10. We had some really hard time really, and we hope that you are going to respect that, and that you are going to enjoy, also. So, check it out.

10. Kill Bill Vol. 2

The opening of Volume 2 greatly reprises the opening scenes of the first volume, the wedding rehearsal scenes and massacre. We are briefly introduced to The Bride, her groom-to-be, and their friends, before Bill arrives. Bill convinces The Bride that he has gracefully accepted her decision, and agrees to pose as her father as a cover story for everyone else. The Deadly Vipers then arrive and begin the massacre of everyone in the church. The film then cuts to the Bride driving her car to Bill’s location, as he is now the last on her death list.
Bill ventures to the California desert to warn his brother Budd (Michael Madsen), another former Deadly Viper, that the Bride will come for him next. Budd, now an overweight alcoholic, has put his assassin days behind him, living in a trailer and working as a bouncer at a local strip club, where he is verbally abused and generally treated poorly by the manager. The Bride arrives at Budd’s trailer that night, but Budd shoots her in the chest with rock salt and injects her with a sedative. Budd calls Elle Driver (Daryl Hannah) and offers to sell her the Bride’s Hanz? sword for $1 million. Budd then buries the Bride alive with a flashlight in a grave.

9. Kill Bill Vol.1

The Bride (Uma Thurman) is a former assassin and lover of a man named Bill (David Carradine), her former boss. Pregnant, and wanting to move beyond the life of an assassin to raise the child, she left him, and was about to marry another man. Bill and his other assassins, the four Deadly Vipers, arrive at the El Paso wedding chapel during the wedding rehearsal, and massacre everyone at the chapel. She attempts to tell her would-be killer, Bill (Carradine), that the baby is his, but he shoots her in the side of her head, leaving her in a coma.

8. Collateral

Cab driver Max Durocher (Jamie Foxx) drives U.S. Justice Department prosecutor Annie Farrell (Jada Pinkett Smith) to work. During the drive, she tells him about an upcoming case she’s prosecuting and he tells her about his dream of owning his own limousine service. Annie leaves Max her business card. Moments later, Max picks up a man named Vincent (Tom Cruise), who was seen earlier exchanging a briefcase with a stranger (Jason Statham) at Los Angeles International Airport.
Vincent directs him to a tenement building, and impressed with Max’s efficiency, asks him to be his personal chauffeur for his remaining stops. Max reluctantly agrees for extra pay. Minutes later, a body drops onto the cab. Max realizes Vincent killed the man, and unable to escape, he is forced to help Vincent.

7. Road To Perdition

Michael Sullivan, Sr. (Tom Hanks) is a mob enforcer for John Rooney (Paul Newman), an Irish American organized crime boss in Illinois during the Great Depression and the Al Capone mob-rule era. Sullivan is an orphan raised by Rooney who has worked most of his life for the crime boss, who looks at Sullivan as a second son.

Rooney’s actual son Connor (Daniel Craig), joined by Sullivan, goes to a warehouse for a meeting with Finn McGovern (Ciarán Hinds), a disgruntled employee. Twelve-year-old Michael Sullivan, Jr. (Tyler Hoechlin) hides in his father’s car and witnesses Connor’s impulsive killing of McGovern.
Sullivan swears his son to secrecy, but Connor decides to hush these witnesses forever. He ruthlessly murders Sullivan’s wife Annie (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the couple’s younger son Peter (Liam Aiken), mistakenly thinking he has murdered young Michael. Sullivan and his remaining son flee to Chicago.

6. Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction (1994) is an American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who cowrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references. The film was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture; Tarantino and Avary won for Best Original Screenplay. It was also awarded the Palme d’Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival. A major critical and commercial success, it revitalized the career of its leading man, John Travolta, who received an Academy Award nomination, as did costars Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman.

5. The Bourne Identity

A crew of Italian fishermen find a man (Matt Damon) floating in the Mediterranean, with two gunshot wounds in his back. While treating the unconscious body, the ship’s medical officer finds a device with the number of a safe deposit box embedded in the man’s hip. The man wakes up, and discovers he is suffering from psychogenic amnesia. Over the next few days on the ship, the man finds he is fluent in several languages and can perform uncommon tasks such as sea navigation and tying exotic knots in the ship’s ropes, but he cannot remember anything about himself including his identity or why he was found in the ocean. When the ship docks in Imperia, he sets off for Zürich to investigate the safety deposit box.
At the CIA headquarters in Langley, Deputy Director Ward Abbott finds out about a failed assassination attempt on dictator Nykwana Wombosi. Meanwhile in Zürich, the amnesiac is approached by two police officers and when they attempt to arrest him, he knocks them both unconscious using advanced hand-to-hand combat.

4. Wanted

The hitman thriller goes into overkill when office nobody James McAvoy is inducted into a 1000-year-old fraternity of super-assassins by pistol-packing Angelina Jolie and her boss Morgan Freeman. Based on the ultraviolent comic books and orchestrated by the director of Russian blockbusters Night Watch and Day Watch, it’s a brain-blowing symphony of somersaulting vehicles, gravity-defying gunplay… and exploding rodents.

3. The Bourne Supremacy

Two years after the events in The Bourne Identity, Bourne and his girlfriend, Marie Kreutz, are living in Goa, India. Bourne is beginning to recover some of his memories, and he is troubled by disjointed flashbacks of an assassination he carried out in The Brecker Hotel in Berlin. Meanwhile, in Berlin, a CIA officer under Deputy Director Pamela Landy is trading $3 million for the “Neski Files”, documents about the theft of $20 million from the CIA seven years earlier. During the exchange, a Russian assassin named Kirill arrives to intercept the selling. He plants two bombs in the basement electrical circuit: one on the main and the other on a subline with Jason Bourne’s fingerprint. The bomb on the main line kills the power while Kirill kills the agent and the source, and steals the files and money, which he gives to Russian oil magnate Yuri Gretkov.

2. Mr & Mrs Smith

The film opens with John (Brad Pitt) and Jane Smith (Angelina Jolie) answering questions during marriage counseling. The couple has been married for “five or six” years, but their marriage is suffering to the point that they cannot remember the last time they had sex. They tell the story of their first meeting in Bogotá, Colombia, where they met while both were secretly on the run from Colombian authorities. They quickly fell in love and were married. John later states that Jane “looked like Christmas morning” to him on the day they met.

1. The Bourne Ultimatum

Wounded by a gunshot from Russian assassin Kirill (in the previous film, The Bourne Supremacy), Jason Bourne evades Moscow police, treats his wound after breaking into a hospital, and goes into hiding. Six weeks later, The Guardian correspondent Simon Ross meets with someone to discuss Bourne and Operation Treadstone. The CIA begin tracking Ross after he mentions “Operation Blackbriar” over a cell phone call. Bourne contacts Ross to meet with him after learning that Ross has been investigating Operation Treadstone, but realizes that the CIA are tracking Ross. Bourne helps Ross evade CIA teams trying to capture him, but Ross deviates from Bourne’s instructions and is killed by Blackbriar assassin Paz on orders from Operation Blackbriar’s director Noah Vosen. Pamela Landy, who had hunted Bourne six weeks earlier unsuccessfully, is brought in to help Vosen. After searching Ross’ notes, they figure out that Ross’ source was Neal Daniels, CIA Station Chief in Madrid, who was formerly involved in Treadstone and actively involved in Blackbriar. Bourne, having taken Ross’ bag shortly after he was killed, is led to Daniels’ office Madrid but finds it empty. After he subdues a CIA team sent by Vosen and Landy, Nicky Parsons arrives. She decides to help Bourne, telling him that Daniels has fled to Tangier and helping him escape another incoming CIA team.

Honorable Mention :


The film opens with a montage showing a group of bald children receiving tattoos of bar codes and receiving training in firearms and hand-to-hand combat. These scenes were actually not filmed for this film but were taken from numerous episodes of the Fox show Dark Angel.Interpol agent Mike Whittier discovers Agent 47 in his study, where the two talk briefly. The scene flashes back three months, as 47 is completing a hit in Niger. He receives a communication from his Agency contact, Diana, and is told he is to kill his next target, Russian President Mikhail Belicoff, publicly. 47 completes his mission as ordered.
Before 47 can leave the city, he’s told there’s a witness—Nika Boronina. However, when he confronts her, he realizes she’s never seen him before. He then discovers that Belicoff’s death has been covered up; a double is now playing the part, and the assassination attempt is being portrayed in the media as a grazing wound.

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  2. Robert Keegan says:

    Good list of Hollywood action hitman movies.

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