WantedDVD - 2008
"This over-the-top, ultraviolent, hyperkinetic action thriller pretty much has it all."--Hollywood Reporter
"...immerse yourself as if in a video game."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
Wes is a 25-year-old nobody who sits behind a desk, and everyone is certain this disengaged slacker will amount to nothing. After his father is murdered, he is recruited into a secret society that trains Wes to avenge his dad's death.
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Violence: Lots of people get killed, most of it is senseless "murder for the sake of murder" stuff.
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Violet_Cheetah_552 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over
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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr
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A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
In this movie the main character goes from a ho hum life to one that is thrilling and full of danger.
Unrealistically he becomes someone his father was while he finds out just who he is.
Moving from an office worker to a natural born killer, James McAvoy is put through the paces that Anjelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman exact on him.
Excellent performances by all with special effects that are top rated.
A must see for the "Matrix" style FX alone.
17+ should be the age group due to graphic violence