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Wild Target [Blu-ray] (2010)

Bill Nighy , Rupert Grint  |  PG-13 |  Blu-ray
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (195 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Bill Nighy, Rupert Grint, Martin Freeman
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Blu-ray, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (DTS 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: February 8, 2011
  • Run Time: 98 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (195 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004H4AD1Q
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #47,878 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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Target Practice: Emily Blunt on Wild Target

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Take dead aim at action-packed laughs with this killer comedy featuring an all-star cast. Emily Blunt steals the show as Rose, a free-spirited thief who finds herself in the cross hairs of a world-class assassin named Victor (Bill Nighy). But when Victor spares Rose’s life, the lonely hearted hitman sets off an outrageous chain of events that turn both their worlds upside down. Joined by a gun-toting apprentice (Rupert Grint), the unlikely trio teams up to thwart the murderous intentions of Victor’s unhappy client.

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38 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The hitman cometh, the hitman goeth February 16, 2011
WILD TARGET (2009) is one of the most enjoyable, relaxing and hilarious films I have ever seen. The British have a way with this kind of black comedy that we have yet to perfect, though we try.

The legendary assassin Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy in yet another cool-as-a-cucumber role of a lifetime) is reaching a midlife crisis. He falls for his latest hit, young swindler Rose (Emily Blunt in a role that actually fits her well). As she throws him off his game initially, he begins to like her immensely.

A fateful encounter in a parking garage introduces them to each other and to Tony (a sweet Rupert Grint), a bisexual pothead garage attendant who saves first the life of Rose, then Victor. They flee together, and a sort of sweet madness ensues.

It is not what you'd expect, and were it not for occasional foul scenes (which we can bear with a guffaw) I'd recommend such caliber of comedy for children. Sadly, black comedy of this caliber is not for children's innocent eyes. But here I'll leave this fantastic film, for you to discover and judge.

The cast is rounded out by crooked art collector Ferguson (Rupert Everett, appearing apparently because he needs the work) and the immortal Aileen Atkins as Victor's former-assassin mother and first teacher. (In a bit of a snit, she excoriates Victor for his crisis: "A Beretta! The gun of princes! For your SEVENTH birthday!") Also moving to me was Victor's white cat Snowy, who has the most wonderful MEOW.

With all the great talent here and others whose names I'm too tired to mention, I have to say a word about Rupert Grint. Rupert's a handsome, rising star with a flair for sweetness, drama and comedic skills I have often compared to those of Buster Keaton.
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22 of 27 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun movie, good Blu February 5, 2011
Bill Nighy has a following in my store no matter what the film's theme is, and in this case he plays his age and character beautifully.

The story follows an aging hit man revered as the best at what he does, but an assignment to snuff a young klepto/con-artist played adequately by Ms. Blunt goes awry and the fun begins. It is like a bumbling Stooges act for the middle of the film as he decides to protect her instead, while also apprenticing a hapless young man. Nighy's mom is a little over-the-top by Eileen Atkins who I last saw in the nice film Evening, and the remaining cast is average to overly cheesy. The comedy tried to be dark as the body count goes up, but Nighy carries this overall without letting it get too slapstick.

The Blu specs are solid as the picture is clear, so much so that the background failings can be obvious (can see the rain outside nearby windows when they are trying to make it look sunny, crew reflections, etc.) and the DTS is mixed nicely. The car chase scenes are where the channels get used the most and it surrounds you just right. Unfortunately though Fox once again dumps this BD with nothing extra. The "On Target with Emily Blunt" lasts a few minutes and is immediately forgettable. You really want to have there be a making of documentary or commentary as quite a few questions come up about the production (why he holds the gun in such an obscure way throughout the film, locations, etc). 3.5 for the film and .5 for the Blu specs. Region coded A with English language only and subs in same. A light comedy that does not take itself too seriously, enjoy.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Really funny August 17, 2011
By Sam M.
I came across this as a complete lark, but found it well-made, well-acted, and pretty funny. The premise is great (what if the best assassin fell in love with one of his targets), and the character development is great.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly Enjoyable...For The Right Crowd September 11, 2011
I haven't enjoyed a movie this much since who knows. It's quick, fresh, excellently written/acted/directed, and stars three of my favorite British actors (Nighy, Blunt, and Grint).

There are no outright jokes, but there doesn't need to be - the story itself is funny, and so are the characters. This flick doesn't need cheap one-liners to get laughs. You'll be giggling and snickering the whole way.

That being said, this is *dark humor*. Light-hearted dark humor, to be exact. It's unapologetic, doesn't take a moment to be serious, and certainly isn't meant to be any kind of morality tale. Check your scruples at the door if you want to be entertained. Be prepared to find constant kills, thievery, gay undertones, and cat murder, funny - because it is. Here.

Bottom line, if you can deal, it's an absolute MUST SEE. I can't wait to watch it a second time.
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Playing murder for laughs March 8, 2011
Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy) is an erudite, posh gentleman who also happens to be a professional hit man. Hired to terminate Rosie (Emily Blunt), a pretty young thief, he instead falls for her. On the run from the men who hired him, they are accompanied by a confused stoner (Rupert Grint) as they hide out till the coast is clear.

I always enjoy the wonderful Bill Nighy and he has many witty scenes early on; unfortunately, none of them are shared with Blunt or Grint. Blunt's character is thoroughly unlikable and she has no romantic chemistry with Victor; Grint's drifter serves no purpose in the story, he's awkward, and mumbles his dialogue. The film starts out promising enough as we watch Victor alone, but once the three come together it's absurd and silly.

This is an okay rental, just don't expect big laughs or a plausible script.
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is truly a funny movie! We loved it and
This is truly a funny movie! We loved it and, then, watched it with friends on multiple occasions--lots of laughs from everyone,
Published 3 days ago by Sharon
4.0 out of 5 stars very funny and delightful
very funny and delightful. The actors all do a wonderful job and there are a lot of nice subtle touches in the humor . Ms Blunt and Mr Nighy are both fantastic in their roles. Read more
Published 12 days ago by George B Haasler
5.0 out of 5 stars Laughing is a good thing
Love this movie, no matter when!!!
Published 21 days ago by Deborah Murphy
5.0 out of 5 stars very funny dark humor
Very weird, very funny dark humor.
Published 1 month ago by Randall Simonds
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Blu-Ray Deal
Great movie.
Published 1 month ago by Bob Snyder
5.0 out of 5 stars Wild Target Wildly Funny!!
Quite simply the funniest black comedy I have ever seen!!
Published 1 month ago by Mary Neighbour
5.0 out of 5 stars great dvd and movie
Published 1 month ago by quentin gary gensler
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Bill Nighy is excellent, and the story is a warped fun ride.
Published 1 month ago by Es Monroe
5.0 out of 5 stars Wild Target, the movie!
Fan of the actors, loved the crazy original story, have watched it several times since I bought it, and more viewings to come!
Published 1 month ago by Lynn
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great, hilarious fun from all the characters. We couldn't stop laughing.
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