"The Hitman's Bodyguard" is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes.
The starring cast includes Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell, Richard E. Grant, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Barry Atsma, Tine Joustra and others.

Here are "The Hitman's Bodyguard" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.

Trailer

Is there a trailer for The Hitman's Bodyguard movie?

Lionsgate Movies on Thursday, August 03, 2017 released the trailer for "The Hitman's Bodyguard" you can watch here:
The Hitman's Bodyguard Official Trailer "Romance Awareness Month" - Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek.

Plot summary

What is The Hitman's Bodyguard movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Hitman's Bodyguard" movie plot summary.

Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) lives a stylish life as an elite UK-based private bodyguard, until client Takashi Kurosawa (Tsuwayuki Saotome) is assassinated on his watch. Two years later, the disgraced Bryce ekes out a living protecting drug-addicted corporate executives in London.
Meanwhile, Vladislav Dukhovich (Gary Oldman), the ruthless dictator of Belarus, is on trial for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. Unable to secure solid evidence or testimony against Dukhovich, the prosecution's last hope is notorious incarcerated hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson), who agrees to testify against Dukhovich in exchange for the release of his wife Sonia (Salma Hayek) from prison. Led by Interpol Agent Roussel (Alan McKenna), an armed convoy escorting Kincaid then departs.
With the aid of treacherous Interpol Assistant Director Jean Foucher (Joaquim de Almeida), Dukhovich's men successfully ambush the convoy and kill almost all of the security team. Kincaid manages to eliminate the attackers but their vehicle is destroyed. Having survived the attack, Agent Roussel takes Kincaid to an Interpol safehouse. Realizing that the agency cannot be entrusted with the mission due to possibility of a leak, she employs the help of Bryce to escort and protect Kincaid on the way to The Hague. The two hitchhike to a ferry to Amsterdam, where Sonia is being held. Kincaid reveals that he killed Kurosawa, having spotted him by chance while on another job. As Bryce bemoans his failures at a beer stand, Dukhovich's men attack Kincaid. Bryce has a change of heart and helps Kincaid escape, but is captured. As Dukhovich's men torture him, Kincaid arrives and rescues Bryce. After settling their differences, the two battle their way to The Hague, arriving just in time for Kincaid to testify that Dukhovich tried to hire him to assassinate a political rival, but in the process Kincaid witnessed Dukhovich carry out a mass execution, and uploaded photos of the massacre to a secret FTP site that he provides to the court.

Cast

Who plays who in the The Hitman's Bodyguard movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Hitman's Bodyguard" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Ryan Reynolds  as Michael Bryce a former triple A rated executive protection agent and CIA officer
Samuel L. Jackson  as Darius Kincaid/Evans one of the world's most notorious hitmen and Sonia's husband
Gary Oldman  as Vladislav Dukhovich the dictatorial President of Belarus
Salma Hayek  as Sonia Kincaid Darius's wife
Joaquim de Almeida  as Jean Foucher the French Assistant Director of Interpol
Kirsty Mitchell  as Rebecca Harr Kincaid's lawyer
Richard E. Grant  as Mr. Seifert a drug addicted corporate executive and client of Bryce
Yuri Kolokolnikov  as Ivan Dukhovich's lead mercenary
Barry Atsma  as Moreno the lead prosecution lawyer
Tine Joustra  as Renata Casoria Director of Interpol
Élodie Yung  as Amelia Roussel an Interpol agent and Michael's ex-girlfriend
Sam Hazeldine  as Garrett a National Crime Agency officer
Georgie Glen  as ICC Lead Judge
Tsuwayuki Saotome  as Kurosawa
Roy Hill  as Helicopter Pilot / Newscaster
Rod Hallett  as Professor Asimov
Nadia Konakchieva  as Mrs. Asimov
Valentin Stojanov  as Petr Asimov Jr.
Noortje Herlaar  as ICC Court Clerk
Michael Gor  as Livitin
Ralitsa Vassileva  as Newscaster
Abigail McLoughlin  as News Reporter
Bradley John  as News Reporter
Mariana Vekilska  as News Reporter
Sophia Vassili  as News Reporter
Chris Brazier  as Garrett's Officer
Andy Merchant  as Coventry Cop
Alan McKenna  as Interpol Agent
Donna Preston  as Sonia's Cell Mate
Nikolay Stanoev  as Cashier
Joséphine de La Baume  as Interpol Young Agent
Renars Latkovskis  as Dukhovich Merc
Samantha Bolter  as Coventry Police Officer
Simon Feek  as Police Pilot
Milen Kaleichev  as Merc on Radio
Ori Pfeffer  as Vacklin
Alexander Mercury  as Hacker Merc
Michael Jinks  as English Country Town Night Clerk
Mark Archer  as Ambush Sniper
Justin Pearson  as Ambush Sniper
Russell De Rozario  as Nun Driver
Velimir Velev  as Preacher Murderer
Batola Jean-Jacque Menard  as Preacher
Dijarn Campbell  as Young Kincaid
Dawn Sherrer  as Mourner
Derek Morse  as Mourner
Owen Davis  as Mourner
Abbey Hoes  as Flower Stall Clerk
Antoin Cox  as Amsterdam Bartender
Bella Draganova  as Violin Player
Bruno Salgueiro  as Speedboat Owner
Nicolas de Pruyssenaere  as Dutch Cop
Bernd Pietsch  as Amsterdam Policeman
Jeffrey Nunes  as Merc Passenger
Marko Mandic  as Goran
Vladimir Vladimirov  as Fabio
Zlatka Raikova  as Widow
Mounir Margoum  as Zidane
Hristo Petkov  as Zidane's Soldier
Stilyan Mavrov  as Semi-Truck Driver (as Stilian Mavrov)
Yordan Danchev  as Doctor
Ulyana Chan  as Doctor
Dimitar Bakalov  as Doctor
Martin Geraskov  as Pilot
Ilian Emanviov  as Burly Guard (as Ilian Emanuilov)

Release date

When is The Hitman's Bodyguard movie release date?

"The Hitman's Bodyguard" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 18, 2017 (Turkey), on August 24, 2017 (Hungary) and on August 31, 2017 (Germany) distributing by Summit Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, BF Distribution, Blitz Film & Video Distribution, California Filmes, CatchPlay, China Film Group Corporation (CFGC), Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Eagle Films, Eagle Pictures, Energía Entusiasta, Forum Film Slovakia, Future Film, Golden Village Pictures, Gussi Films, Impuls Pictures, Joyncontents Group, Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD), Kinomania, Lark Films Distribution, Lenta, Leone Film Group, Lionsgate UK, Meloman, Metropolitan Filmexport, Mis. Label, Noble Entertainment, Odeon Home Entertainment, PT. Prima Cinema Multimedia, Phars Film, Pinema, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Roadshow Film Distributors (NZ) Ltd., Roadshow Films, Sam Film, Star Media Entertainment, Telepool, Times Media Films, Top Film, United International Pictures (UIP), United King Films, VVS Films, Viva International Pictures, Warner Bros., EuroVideo, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, NOS Audiovisuais, Netflix, RTL Entertainment and Videoland.

Filming

What are The Hitman's Bodyguard filming details?

The duration of the film is 118 minutes. With a budget of $30 - 69 million, the film grossed over $180.6 million.

"The Hitman's Bodyguard" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on April 2, 2016 in London, Amsterdam and Sofia.

Rating

What are critics and audiences saying about The Hitman's Bodyguard movie?

"The Hitman's Bodyguard" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.9/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 43/100. But the audience likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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