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Wild Target
6.8 out of 10

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My take: Wild Target (2010)

HD Goofnut, blu-ray.com
25 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Equipment used for review: Sharp LC-46SB57UN 46" 120Hz 1080p LCD (24fps), Onkyo TX-SR606 7.1 Receiver, Onkyo SKS-HT540 7.1, & LG BH200 Super Blu Cast/Crew Info: Bill Nighy as Victor Maynard Emily Blunt as Rose Rupert Grint as Tony Rupert Everett as Ferguson Eileen Atkins as Louisa Maynard Martin...
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0

"Where's the cat?"

K i r a, blu-ray.com
7 February 2011
  • Excerpt: A good comedy about an assassination gone wrong, with a very likable and funny cast. Video transfer was consistently strong, with quite a few moments that just dazzled. Audio was again very good, although most of the sound is dialogue. Worth a rental or a blind buy for the right price.
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Overall 9
9.0

An unforgettable Foot Massage !

RainbowCastel, IMDb
27 August 2010
  • Summary: What can I add to a great British comedy more than other's reviews? Well, it was fresh, fun, a touch of sexiness and simply fun. (I said it twice?) We were 11 and if we were in US, I think we could file for a 3rd grade murder by suffocation!
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Overall 8
8.0

My 336th Review: Excellent remake - and the funniest movie in its genre since Shooting Fish

intelearts, IMDb
27 August 2010
  • Summary: For those who haven't seen Ciblé Émovante from 1993 do. But Wild Target is seriously a tremendous remake. Very very funny and just plain good fun - this harks back to the golden age of British comedies, sidesteps (in the main) Guy Ritchie and goes for that same vibe that Shooting Fish had.
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Overall 8
8.0

An understated British comedy

Harry_Keane, IMDb
29 June 2010
  • Summary: I thoroughly enjoyed this film and thought it was very entertaining. True, there were only a few laugh-out-loud moments, but it kept me chuckling away for most of the 90-odd minutes. I thought Bill Nighy's performance was spot-on and Eileen Atkins' role gave her plenty of scope for comedy moments.
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Overall 8
8.0

Funny, if morally compromised

Neil Welch, IMDb
24 June 2010
  • Summary: Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy) is a 50-odd, fastidious, austere hit-man. He is commissioned to kill Rose (Emily Blunt) who has just conned art collector Ferguson (Rupert Everett) with a forged painting.
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Overall 7
7.0

Quirky, smart and typically Nighy

GrowMagicBeans, IMDb
22 June 2010
  • Summary: I ended up seeing this title in one of those frustrating moments where my main choice of feature was either on at the wrong time, had not even been released yet or my friends just flatly did not want to see the same things as I, and so we ended up going to Wild Target as an inoffensive compromise.
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Overall 9
9.0

Hilarious, refreshing, intelligent and surprisingly touching. One of a kind.

jamiemarks-1, IMDb
21 June 2010
  • Summary: Wild Target is the ultimate British black comedy, which makes a refreshing change from all the Hollywood movie's right now.This is hilarious throughout with laughs going to all the cast.
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Overall 9
9.0

Interesting and thoroughly enjoyable

thecockneyconnection, IMDb
20 June 2010
  • Summary: While others seem to have found the film a letdown, I found it quite the opposite, expecting it to be an overly quirky and trying too hard to be different, a flaw with many smaller British and independent film today. Wild Target stuck to old formulas.
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Overall 9
9.0

An interesting and entertaining comedy.

danielkratky, IMDb
20 June 2010
  • Summary: I thoroughly enjoyed this film and found the story to be original and funny throughout. Emily Blunt plays an extremely sexy con-artist who crosses paths with an up-tight Bill Nighy playing a professional assassin hired to kill her. The characters are likable and well-cast.
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