Synopsis: Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it...
Director(s): Ilya Naishuller
  1 win & 1 nomination.
96 min








Hello, Henry.

You can not talk,

But it is normal.

No, it's not normal,

but temporary, okay?

Do you remember how you got here?


It is also normal.

Henry, wait.


Be patient.


Processor sensory activated.

Relax. whether?


- Video Link confirmed.

- Above.

The following can hurt.

This time too.

But it will not last long, I promise.

Almost we have done.


I can do it.

Wonderful Henry.



Great, right?


Please do not shake your hand.

You probably do not remember.

You were never fan of my work.

Perhaps this will make you change your mind.


Memory is a funny thing.

I am an expert and I do not know if some day recover


You do not remember me at all,

is not it Henry?

My name is Estelle.

You and I were...

We are still...

Husband and wife.

I love you Henry.

I can not wait to hear you say it.


Still he is trying to regain his memories.

Oh God.

I'm Robbie.

The wizard of sound.

This you'll love.

Because, sir...

You get to choose your own voice.

Thank you. Thank you very much.

Hello Henry.

- Robbie.

- Come on, are options.

What white man would not hear

as Louis Armstrong?

Just one more, wait.

Henry, I am your father.

Robert enough.

- Sorry mom.

- What if we use Henry's voice?

Yes, whatever you say, you're the boss



- Security compromised.

- F***.

- Level Four.

- Is it a sham?

- What?

- Committed Safety Level Four.

- Close the door.

- It's probably a mistake.

- Estelle, call the base.

- Committed Safety Level Four.



Oh, no.


Thank you.

Get up.

Henry, right?


- Shut up.

- No...

What do you think the new you?

I interrupted the procedure?

Still can not speak Henry?

You can not, no.

Not see me and Henry.

You may have rebuilt your girlfriend,

But I gave the matter

premium to do so.

And I mean I gave all

the raw material.

- What is your name?

- Timothy.

Nice to meet Timothy.

Did you see when Estelle

Henry brought his remains here?


Are you so kind to describe


Better understand how well you see now?

Sure. His arm was ripped a shot

below the elbow...

And they ripped a shot

leg below the knee.

- And there was a dent as a ball...

- Do you happen to see your head?


Tell us.

The skull was dented and there was a...

She had no eyes and...

The bottom of his jaw was shattered


It is correct.

I'm bleeding too.

That was exhausting.

Stay close.

Henry! Hurry up! Hurry up!

Close it.

Henry, come on!

Henry, faster!

Come on.

Kick it.

Come on.

If Akan takes over my job,

Men like these will be revived

to form his army.



Henry, no!


Take my hand!

Capsule exhaust activated.

There are two capsules.

- A.

- Marty?

Sorry, man

obviously went crazy.

Marty, no!


- It's yours, come in.

- Estelle!

Come in, come in!

Capsule exhaust activated.

Altitude. Altitude.

The parachute! The parachute!

Open the parachute!

It's going too fast!

It's going too fast!

Sotente, Henry!

Oh God.

Mercenaries Akan.

Me down.

Me down.


You underestimate, okay?

Let them come and attack them.

Akan, is also weak

a piece of sh*t.


No, Henry!

Defend yourself!

Come on!

The groom is not a killing machine...

- Henry!

-... What did you expect?

But you you built a good sack of boxing.


- Stop!

- What?

- Stop!

- Estelle...

Are not you curious what this motherf***er,

You going to do this motherf***er?


You're like a f***ing scared rabbit. true?

Okay, I'm not going to hurt.

Voice module you have installed?


Well, at least we know you're not deaf.

Right, you can now put your hands down.

I have waited for this moment three years

and I get the damn Charlie Chaplin.

Sh*t! Come on!

Well, let's take a look.

Open the glove please.

Get that device.

You must untangle the cables.

Is a wedding ring?

Are you...? You are married?

How you doing with that?

Yes, what a surprise.

Good. Now I need you...

Take off your shirt, please.

Open there.

Yes, those.

Connect the cables there.

Yes, there.

So your name is Henry and...

Well, the good news is that you

to live for a while.

Bad news is that in this case,

A while means 20, 30

minutes max. Henry.

Unless you have very, very lucky


And you have it.

Uncle Jimmy will take you to his lab.



We are following.

Disconnect. Hides that.

There are no clothes. Ponte sweatshirt.

No time, f***.

Only cover your blood with the bag.

Be quiet and let me

handle this, okay?

Perhaps we can proceed directly to the fine




Cursed Akan, bribing...

Do you know what is wrong with Mother Russia?

Too hot.

Too hot.

Too hot.


I used to be in charge of all this.

And now...

I'll have to hurt Henry,

but it's for your own good, pal.

Just give me your arm... Hey!


I! I'm Jimmy.

We have little time before that we rediscover friend.

Just... good. Just give me your arm.

Well, just relax.

Here it is.

Here it is.


With this bloody you have been tracking.


In a few moments your mechanical parts

begin to fade.

Your friend has a contact Akan

important in Russia Dimitry called Slick.

Slick is responsible for the police, guns,

Properties and many other things Akan

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Ilya Naishuller

Ilya Viktorovich Naishuller (Russian: Илья Викторович Найшуллер; born 1983, Moscow, USSR) is a Russian musician, film director, and screenwriter. He is a member of the Russian indie rock band Biting Elbows. more…

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