The story of Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy), a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who prides himself on his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims, Rose (Emily Blunt) who sold a forged Rembrandt to one of his clients (Rupert Everett). He spares her life, unexpectedly acquiring a young apprentice in the process, Tony (Rupert Grint). Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client.
Rose (Emily Blunt) is a beautiful, quick-witted con artist, who is making a killing selling fake paintings. But when she pushes one scam too far, she finds the mob on her tail and a price on her head.
Enter Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy), Europe’s most efficient and expensive assassin. Keen to uphold his family’s legacy for lethal efficiency, Victor embarks on his latest assignment with his usual solitary professionalism. Yet every time Victor has Rose in his sights something seems to hold him back.
Increasingly entranced by the spirited Rose, Victor spares her life, accidently acquiring a young apprentice (Rupert Grint) in the process. Believing victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to deal with his feelings for Rose and the murderous attentions another hitman sent to finish the job.
Starring by: Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint, Rupert Everett, Eileen Atkins
Directed by: Jonathan Lynn
Screenplay by: Lucinda Coxon
Release Date: October 29, 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, some sexual content and brief strong language.
Studio: Freestyle Releasing