A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
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Rated R for pervasive strong bloody violence, sexuality and some language.
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Baby, Bus, Gun, Shootout, Heavy Metal
SDDS, Dolby Digital, DTS
Protecting the Innocent, Femmes Fatales, Prostitutes, Hired Killers
Rousing, Slick, Stylized, Forceful, Gritty, Tense
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Shoot 'Em Up is a 2007 action/black comedy film, starring Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, and Monica Bellucci. The film is about a drifter (Owen) who rescues a newborn from being killed by an assassin (Giamatti) and his thugs. The drifter flees from the gang, enlisting the help of a prostitute (Bellucci) to keep the baby safe as he unravels the conspiracy. The film was written and directed by Michael Davis and produced by Susan Montford, Don Murphy and Rick Benattar. The film was released on September 7, 2007. Despite receiving generally positive reviews, Shoot 'Em Up underperformed at the box office. It went on to become a cult film.
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Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Directed by Michael Davis
Genres - Action | Sub-Genres - Action Thriller | Release Date - Sep 7, 2007 (USA) | Run Time - 86 min. | Countries - USA | MPAA Rating - R
Synopsis by Cammila Collar
Clive Owen stars in this gritty, over the top action thriller as Mr. Smith, a gun-toting badass with a hair trigger and an unknown past. He's far from a doctor and farther from a parent, but when he unwittingly discovers an innocent woman delivering a baby right in the middle of a gunfight, Smith enters the fray to save her and though the woman expires, he is the one left in care of the orphaned child. He thinks that the killers were after the woman, but soon he realizes that they had a far more unlikely target: the baby. Smith's regular company is a seedy underworld full of unsavory characters, so he takes the child to the closest thing he knows to a mother: a sultry prostitute played by Monica Bellucci, who specializes in clientele with a mommy fetish. Teamed with his hot but unlikely partner, Smith unloads barrel after barrel to protect the mysterious baby from Mr. Hertz, a ruthless criminal mastermind played by Paul Giamatti. Smith plans to figure out why Hertz and his thugs are after the baby, but if he can't uncover the truth, he'll settle for leaving them all dead in the process.
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