Jonah Hex

June 18th, 2010








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Jonah Hex

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Plot
The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 4.6/10 (22,756 voted)

Critic's Score: 33/100

Director: Jimmy Hayward

Stars: Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, John Malkovich

Storyline
During Grant's presidency, Jonah Hex is a remorseless bounty hunter. In the Civil War he was a rebel whose honor put him afoul of a confederate general, Turnbull, who murdered Jonah's family while Jonah watched. As a result of the ordeal, Jonah's face is disfigured and he can talk with the dead. After staging his own death, Turnbull, with a group of rebel stalwarts, hatches a plan to bring the Union to its knees. Grant wants Hex to stop it. While the nation readies to celebrate Independence Day, Hex and an unlikely ally have little time to stop Turnbull and his weapon of mass destruction.

Writers: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Cast:
Josh Brolin - Jonah Hex
John Malkovich - Quentin Turnbull
Megan Fox - Lilah
Michael Fassbender - Burke
Will Arnett - Lieutenant Grass
John Gallagher Jr. - Lieutenant Evan
Tom Wopat - Colonel Slocum
Michael Shannon - Doc Cross Williams
Wes Bentley - Adleman Lusk
Julia Jones - Cassie
Luke James Fleischmann - Travis
Rio Hackford - Grayden Nash
David Jensen - Turnbull's Henchman
Billy Blair - Turnbull's Gang - Billy
Sean Boyd - Turnbull's Gang - Preacher

Taglines: Revenge Gets Ugly



Details

Official Website: Warner Bros. [United States] |

Release Date: 18 June 2010

Filming Locations: Bayou Gauche, Louisiana, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $5,379,365 (USA) (20 June 2010) (2825 Screens)

Gross: $10,539,414 (USA) (8 August 2010)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
Thomas Jane showed interest in playing the part of Jonah Hex to the point of having himself photographed in costume complete with special makeup to recreate the character's massive facial scarring. Jane would later lend his voice for the character in an animated short film.

Goofs:
Factual errors: When Turnbull is explaining the origin of the "super weapon" to Burke, he attributes it to Eli Whitney, Senior. In fact, it was Eli Whitney, Junior he is describing.

Quotes:
[first lines]
Jonah Hex: War and me took to each other real well. It felt like it had meaning. The feeling of doing what you thought was right. But it wasn't. Folks can believe what they like, but eventually a man's gotta decide if he's gonna do what's right. That choice cost me more than I bargained for.



User Review

This movie might single handedly destroy Megan Fox career

Rating: 3/10

Oh my god, what was I thinking to watch this film with my brother. I cannot believe I paid any money at all to watch this rubbish film.

THE BAD:

Megan Fox's acting

A script so bad that the writers should go back to 3rd grade. The movie is a mess. Very Noisy. Lacks imagination. Completely forgettable. I mean I could go on all day.

The only thing good about this movie is Josh Brolin, he gives a good performance as Jonah Hex, he tries to save this complete mess of a film. But sadly its too much of a bloated mess to save. I truly feel bad for him.

As for Megan Fox, she better start having some acting lessons, cause this movie has the potential to absolutely sent her career to the grave. After loosing her role in Transformers 3, she desperately needs to do something.

I can only give this movie 3 stars because Brolin, who you can see tried really hard and was successful portraying Jonah Hex. Its just sad that Jonah Hex was there, but the movie itself wasn't.

3/10




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