The Hitman's Bodyguard Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Hughes, Mark Gill, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, John Thompson, Tom O'Connor, Elodie Yung, Les Weldon, Matt O'Toole

Release Date:

Friday, August 18, 2017 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr, 51 m

Plot: What's the story about?

An action comedy about the world’s top protection agent (Reynolds) and his new client: a notorious hitman who came in from the cold (Jackson). They’ve been on opposite ends of a bullet for years. They hate each other. Now they’re stuck together and have 24 hours to get from England to The Hague. The only thing standing in their way is everything a murderous Eastern European dictator (Oldman) can throw at them.

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Crew: Who's making The Hitman's Bodyguard

A look at the The Hitman's Bodyguard behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Patrick Hughes last directed The Expendables 3 and Red Hill. The film's writer Tom O'Connor last wrote The Courier and Fire With Fire.


Tom O'Connor


Mark Gill
Matt O'Toole
John Thompson
Les Weldon

Production: What we know about The Hitman's Bodyguard

Key Facts

  1. Patrick Hughes' creative team includes director of photography Jules O'Loughlin (Black Sails), production designer Russell De Rozario (Kick-Ass 1 & 2) and costume designer Stephanie Collie (London Has Fallen).

Filming Timeline

On or about May 6, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 6, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 30, 2017, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about March 9, 2016, the film was in Production status.

The movie has a start date of April 27, with a shoot that calls for locations in London, Amsterdam and Bulgaria.

On or about May 25, 2011, the film was in Development status.

The Hitman's Bodyguard Release Date: When was it released?

The Hitman's Bodyguard was released in 2017 on Friday, August 18, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including What Happened to Monday?, Logan Lucky and 6 Days.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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