The Hunted

Synopsis: In the green woods of Silver Falls, Oregon, Aaron Hallam, a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, keeps his own brand of wildlife vigil. After Hallam brutally slew four deer hunters in the area, FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell turns to L.T. Bonham-- the one man who may be able to stop him. At first L.T. resists the mission. Snug in retirement, he's closed off to his past, the years he spent in the Special Forces training soldiers to become skilled killers. But when he realizes that these recent slaying is the work of a man he trained, he feels obligated to stop him. Accepting the assignment under the condition that he works alone, L.T. enters the woods, unarmed--plagued by memories of his best student and riddled with guilt for not responding to Aaron's tortured letters to him as he began to slip over the edge of sanity. Furious as he is with his former mentor for ignoring his pleas for help, Aaron knows that he and L.T. share a tragic bond that is unbreakable. And, even as the
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): William Friedkin
Production: Paramount Pictures
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.0
Metacritic:
40
Rotten Tomatoes:
29%
R
Year:
2003
94 min
$34,195,533
Website
89 Views

God said to Abraham,

"Kill me a son."

Abe says, "Man,

you must be putting me on."

God say, "No."

Abe say, "What?"

God say, "You can do

what you want, Abe,

but the next time you see me

coming, you better run."

Abe says, "Where do you want

this killing done?"

and God says,

"Out on Highway 61."

The Serbs have taken over

this... Albanian village.

They're killing everyone

in sight.

It's not a war,

it's a slaughter.

The Serbian commander is

in that mosque.

This is the third village

in a week he's destroyed.

We are to identify

and neutralize him.

We will proceed under cover

of NATO air strike,

commencing...

right... about... now!

Move!

I'm in the nest.

Copy that.

Raven is in the nest.

Cover fire, on my mark.

Three...

Two...

One!

Sergeant First Class

Aaron Hallam.

Yes, sir.

It is my privilege to present

to you the Silver Star,

one of our nation's

highest awards for valor.

Your bravery, sound judgment,

and outstanding resolve

are an example to all soldiers.

Your courageous actions

are the bedrock

upon which peace

and democracy

have always been built.

Congratulations, Hallam.

Hey.

What happened to you?

You stepped on a snare,

didn't you?

Easy.

Take it easy.

Be still.

Be still.

All right,

let me have that.

Nasty thing.

All right.

Next time you see one of these,

you go the other way.

Okay...

Here we go.

You're good, you're good.

All right...

Okay.

Now get out of here.

Anybody here

With the initials J.W.?

Yeah.

This yours?

Yeah, it is.

What the...?!

No more snares

on wolves, guys.

I got him.

He was down there.

What?

I saw him.

You need all that equipment

to kill a deer?

That's how we make sure

they're dead.

You guys don't look

like deer hunters.

When you kill with

your own hands,

there is a reverence.

Is that right?

There is no reverence

in what you do.

Where's your weapon?

Holy sh...

You're not here for

the deer, are you?

What's that?

You think you can hunt

me with those rifles?

Your rifles

against my knife.

What, are you nuts?

What do you think?

Yeah, well,

don't push it, asshole.

Where the f*ck are you?

Come on, baby.

Oh, God!

You want a little

antifreeze with that?

It's not that cold out.

Maybe not to you.

Thought you were on the wagon.

Wheels fell off.

You running a fever?

No. I'm tired

of the goddamn cold.

Not too crazy

about the thaw, neither.

Well, get a

hot water bottle.

Keep you company at night.

I don't want

a hot water bottle.

I want to go down to California

for a few weeks,

catch some thoroughbreds

at Del Mar,

do a little fishing.

They say the yellowtail jump

right into the boat

this time of year.

Sam, the yellowtail's not

running this time of year.

Hello, Ted.

L.T.

How'd you know it was me?

I saw your pigeon-toed tracks.

What are you doing

this far north?

Van Zandt wanted me

to show you something...

personally.

It's been a few years.

Okachobi, 1996.

Yeah, your agents got so scared

of alligators down there.

Remember that one guy

shit in his pants?

Mike Haney.

Yeah, that was funny.

You sort of disappeared

after that.

Yeah, I worked a few more,

and then I quit.

Been in Portland

for three years now.

We've reached out

for you a few times.

L.T., let me

ask you something.

Yeah.

What the hell are

you doing out here?

Working for

the wildlife Fund.

You went to a lot of trouble

to get yourself up here.

You know, you're

a hard man to find.

No, I'm not.

How hard am I to find

if you found me?

Van Zandt

thinks it's important.

He thinks

everything's important.

This one's different.

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