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Hardcore Henry (2015)

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Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.

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Ilya Naishuller

Writers:

Ilya Naishuller, Will Stewart (additional writing by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharlto Copley ... Jimmy
Danila Kozlovsky ... Akan
Haley Bennett ... Estelle
Tim Roth ... Henry's Father
Andrei Dementiev ... Slick Dimitry / Henry (as Andrey Dementyev)
Svetlana Ustinova ... Olga the Dominatrix (as Sveta Ustinova)
Darya Charusha ... Katya the Dominatrix (as Dasha Charusha)
Oleg Poddubnyy ... Yuri (as Oleg Poddubniy)
Jack Hahn Jack Hahn ... Young Bully #1
Cyrus Arnold ... Young Bully #2
Jake Karlen ... Young Bully #3
Will Stewart ... Robbie
Ilya Naishuller ... Timothy / Higher-Self Merc / Henry
Martin Cooke Martin Cooke ... Marty (as Martin J. Cooke)
Sergey Chekrygin Sergey Chekrygin ... Parking Lot Security (as Sergei Chikrigin)
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Storyline

Waking inside a laboratory on an airship, a man recalls bullies from his childhood. A scientist, Estelle, greets him and tells him his name is Henry, she is his wife, and that he has been revived from an accident that left him amnesiac and mute. After she replaces a missing arm and leg with cybernetic prostheses, mercenaries led by the psychokinetic Akan raid the ship, claiming all of Estelle's research is Akan's corporate property. He kills Estelle's scientists before attempting to murder Henry, but Henry and Estelle flee in an escape pod, landing in Moscow. Estelle is abducted by the mercenaries, who try to kill Henry..

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

First they made him dangerous. Then they made him mad.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for non-stop bloody brutal violence and mayhem, language throughout, sexual content/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

Russia | USA | China

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

8 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hardcore See more »

Filming Locations:

Moscow, Russia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,107,604, 10 April 2016

Gross USA:

$9,252,038

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,810,562
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Production company Rooster Teeth teamed up with Sharlto Copley and the director of Hardcore Henry, along with some of its crew, to make a "Don't Talk or Text" PSA for the Alamo Drafthouse theatre chain. See more »

Goofs

At about 46:19 one of the guards Henry killed adjusts his head for a few seconds. See more »

Quotes

Estelle: [inside a helicopter, after shooting Henry several times, Henry falls and she kneels down to him] How could you do this to me, Henry? How could you fucking do this to me? Answer me! Answer me!
Henry: [places a bloody palm on wall and writes over his blood 'EZ']
Estelle: [stands up, angrily] Motherfucker!
[shoots Henry one more time, Henry blocks the bullet with his hand and it ricochets, hitting her on her chest]
Estelle: [surprised] What happened, Henry?
[drops gun, starts to walk, stumbles]
Estelle: [weak and faintly] You were ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Torwards the end of the end credits, while they're still rolling, a beep from an answering machine comes on and it's Jimmy. The message says, "Hello, Henry. Well, if you're hearing this, there's one more thing I need you to do." See more »

Connections

References Payday 2 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

For the Kill
Written by Ilya Naishuller, Ilya Kondratev (as Ilya Kondratiev), Garik Buldenkov (as Igor Buldenkov), Alexei Zamaraev
Performed by Biting Elbows
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It's like driving a race car as fast as it will go... so fun you can't stop smiling
7 April 2016 | by wolfisgoodSee all my reviews

I went into this with no preconceived expectations. I saw the trailer, it looked interesting, I went.

I wasn't disappointed. Whether this is a commercial hit or a flop, it will be a cult film forever. It's an instant classic for no other reason than it's just so damn fun.

Your best bet to enjoy this movie is to see it as an experience and not as art. Don't ask questions about characters background or whine when they don't explain random biker chicks with samurai swords... it just doesn't matter. I eat ice cream because I like ice cream... I don't pick through it during dessert.


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