A hitman is engaged to kill a female art swindler but the two end up teaming together with a young bystander to battle a motley group of hoodlums and standover merchants.
The befuddled assassins of 'Wild Target' are a very different kettle of fish from the dour and silent assassins of 'The American'.
The British seem to delight in murderous comedies and this reamke of a French original is their latest in the genre. Despite a high body count and plenty of improbable silliness I found this an enjoyable romp from start to finish.
I must have blinked at a crucuial moment and missed the explanation or maybe I'm naive but can anyone tell me why Emily Blunt asks each man how much he weighs before she seduces him?