Bullet Train Movie

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A hitmen and assassins with conflicting motives are all on a train in Tokyo.

Who's Involved:

Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Sandra Bullock, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon, David Leitch, Antoine Fuqua, Zak Olkewicz, Joey King, Masi Oka, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Kelly McCormick, Andrew Koji, Brent O’Connor, Kat Samick, Yuma Terada, Ryosuke Saegusa

Release Date:

Friday, August 5, 2022 (Nationwide)

strong and bloody violence, pervasive language, and brief sexuality
Runtime: 2 hrs, 6 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe—all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives—on the world's fastest train.

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Who stars in Bullet Train: Cast List

Babylon, The Lost City  

The King's Man, Godzilla  

The Lost City , The Heat  

The Princess, The Dark Knight Rises  


Eternals, Cyrano  

The Bad Guys, Joker: Folie à Deux  

Amsterdam, Lucky You  

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Fury  

Get Smart, Spies in Disguise  

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins , Boy Kills World  

Who's making Bullet Train: Crew List

A look at the Bullet Train behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director David Leitch last directed Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and Once Upon a Deadpool. The film's writer Zak Olkewicz last wrote Fear Street Part Two: 1978 and Ink and Bone.


Zak Olkewicz


Antoine Fuqua
Kelly McCormick

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Production: What we know about Bullet Train?

Key Facts

  1. The Kissing Booth star Joey King is in talks to join the project (8/3/2020).
  2. Antoine Fuqua, who originally developed the project, is producing the film (7/6/2020).
  3. Brad Pitt will play an American hitman named Ladybug (7/6/2020).
  4. Based on the popular Japanese book Maria Beetle by Kotaro Isaka.

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2022: The film was in Completed status.
  2. June 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. August 2020: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Sony hoping to shoot fall 2020 on a contained set.

Bullet Train Release Date: When was the film released?

Bullet Train was released in 2022 on Friday, August 5, 2022 (Nationwide release). There were 17 other movies released on the same date, including Sharp Stick, Bodies Bodies Bodies and Easter Sunday.

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

October 2022

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