• Shoot 'Em Up (2007)

Shoot 'Em Up

Release Date: September 7th, 2007

DVD Release Date: January 1st, 2008

R |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

After saving a newborn infant from assassins, carrot-crunching gunman Mr. Smith (Clive Owen) teams up with a prostitute named DQ (Monica Bellucci) to protect the baby from further attacks. With hit man Hertz (Paul Giamatti) hot on their trail, Smith and DQ uncover a dying senator's plot to harvest bone marrow from babies just like the one in their arms.

Cast: Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci, Daniel Pilon, Sidney Mende-Gibson, Lucas Mende-Gibson, Kaylyn Yellowlees, Julian Richings

Director: Michael Davis

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: New Line Cinema

Distributors: New Line Cinema

Keywords: Investigation , Gritty , Rescue , Quest , 2000s , Revenge , Survival

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    For sheer audacity and adrenaline-fueled carnage, Shoot 'Em Up hits its target pretty much dead on. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The most audacious, implausible, cheerfully offensive, hyperactive action picture I've seen since, oh, "Sin City," which in comparison was a chamber drama. show more

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Anyone looking for subtlety, character development or layered plotting will be disappointed, but action fans will find plenty to amuse them with this film that makes "Hard-Boiled" look restrained. show more

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