Wanted is a 2008 action film loosely based on the comic book miniseries Wanted by Mark Millar. The film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and stars James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Kretschmann, Konstantin Khabensky and Angelina Jolie. Production began in April 2007. Wanted was released on June 27, 2008 in the US.
In its opening weekend, Wanted grossed $50.9 million in 3,175 theaters in the United States and Canada, ranking #2 at the box office and averaged an estimated $16,100 per theater, the $50.9 million opening exceeded the analysts projections of $30-$35 million opening weekend! Wanted grossed more in its opening weekend than any previous live-action film starring Angelina Jolie. It has grossed a total of $83,177,985 worldwide so far.
So with all of that said and done I loved it! I was on the edge of my seat eating popcorn and raisinets (if you have not tried it, it is the BEST) wondering what was going to happen next. It was a good mix of characters and action, it was like The Matrix meets The Transporter meets Mission Impossible meets. . .
It's a must see and maybe more than once! :-)
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