Paramount Pictures, by the hand of Taiwanese director Ang Lee, brings to the big screen an original story written by David Benioff, Darrem Lemke, and Billy Ray, under the production of the quartet formed by Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Granger, David Ellison, and Dana Goldberg.
The film was released for the United States of America on October 11, 2019, and has a duration of one hundred and seventeen minutes. The film has excellent reviews from the specialized audience, enhancing the solid performance of its characters and the very good visual effects.
The starring cast of the film is made up of the well-known and veteran Hollywood actor Will Smith, who carries the lead double role as Henry Borgan and Jackson "Junior" Borga; Then we find big names like that of the American actress and singer Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who will play the agent Dani Zakarweski; the English actor Benedict Wong is Baron; British actor Clive Owen also plays Clayton Varris; Ralph William John Brown is Del Patterson; Theodora Miranne is Kitty; Linda Emond is Janet Lassiter; Douglas Hodge is Jack Willis; Edward Joshua Bonilla is Marino; Russian actor Ilia Volok is Yuri Kovacs; and the multi-faceted Bjorn Freiberg will play Keller.
The story begins with what will apparently be the last mission of the protagonist; a man named Henry Borgan, a murderer who works for the government eliminating key objectives; this time it is a terrorist who travels onboard a high-speed train; One of Henry's qualities is his aim when shooting, it is for them that he stands out as one of the system's most assertive snipers.
Henry has the help of a figure called an observer, a person who indicates the movements of the target to find the right moment and do the least amount of possible actions to eliminate the target; this time, he warns her that a little girl goes to the position of the target; so our expert shooter has no choice but to shoot the neck and not the head.
After the failed shot, Borgan understands that the end of his career has arrived and that retirement is no longer an option but will be a reality; already out of the system, Henry locates an old friend named Jack, with whom he returns to a good friendship; He confesses that one of his informants, a man named Yuri, told him that the victim of three was an innocent man.
Henry can't believe what he hears; it seems impossible, it is a very serious accusation, so he asks his friend Jack to show him proof of what he is saying; so they organize a meeting with the informant.
The director of the DIA, Janet Lassiter is aware that Borgan is investigating the truth of what happens with the murders, decides that he should eliminate it; for which he asks the person in charge of a classified grade project that is only used in high-ranking operations, Clay Varris, a tactical action to eliminate Henry; Varris says he can take on the task, but he is not given the green light for action.
Henry meets a manager of a boat rental agency, one of his hobbies, his name is Dani; but Borgan immediately knows that he is an undercover agent who was sent to watch his steps; the retired agent takes advantage of the situation to establish a relationship of friendship and to know the steps of the person who watches over him.
One night Henry is attacked inside his home, he manages to escape and calls his observer, with whom he had a great friendship, but he was also killed, looking for his friend Jack, whom he finds dead next to his lover; the options run out and he runs to warn Dani that his life is also in danger.
Henry must flee at any rate if he wants to stay alive, but he has no idea what he will find in his path and what he must fight to survive.