Hardcore Henry Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 14718

Average Rating: 2.2/4

# of Ratings: 28

Theatrical Release Date: 04/08/2016

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/26/2016

Language: English

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Ilya Naishuller

Actors: Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky, Cyrus Arnold, Ilya Naishuller, Will Stewart

Plot: A film shot entirely from a first-person perspective - when Henry wakes up, he has no memory - and within five minutes, the woman who has brought him back from the dead tells him she is his wife, before being kidnapped. On the run in the unfamiliar city of Moscow, Henry finds himself on the run from everyone - the warlord Akan who has plans for world domination, local authorities and more - the mysterious British man Jimmy claims to be a friend - but who can you trust when you don't even know yourself? -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
1.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/07/2019

Disorienting and minimally engaging, the premise sounds good in theory, but doesn't work so well when put into action. "Hardcore Henry" feels like a long cutscene for a bad video game, terrible dialogue and underdeveloped characters and all.

Rating of
3/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/20/2017

I know this movie won't appeal to everyone because of the whole first-person perspective angle, but for someone raised on FPS video games, this is what I imagine the future of virtual reality to be like - plus I think all the work that went on in the stunt department had to be amazing. Tons of action and lots of violence but so much fun - and a great soundtrack to boot!

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Rating of
2.5/4

'Hardcore' Insanity

Snoogans - wrote on 05/10/2016

'Hardcore Henry' is a cinematic experiment in a new production format. We've seen videos online, and scenes within films, utilize the 'first-person' experience, but we haven't seen it taken to such extremes as it is here. Not only is the entire movie recorded from the perspective of the main character, it's also a non-stop barrage of ultra-violence from start to finish. This movie is the literal definition of non-stop. The pace is blazingly fast and there is always some matter of action present on screen, whether violent or otherwise. It reminded me of the 'Crank' series (which I love), but with bigger stunts. The story is beyond simple. Our (silent) main character is thrust into a terrible situation and has to fight his way to end. The plotting is thin, only giving excuses to …

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Ben - wrote on 2016-04-08 18:19

There was so much camera movement I got sick after 20 minutes of watching. I stuck it out for another half hourbefore I got so dizzy I had to leave. Just couldn't stand it anymore.From what I saw there was tons of blood and guts and the body count was in the hundreds,

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