Wild Target

Synopsis: Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims, Rose. He spares her life, unexpectedly acquiring in the process a young apprentice, Tony. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Jonathan Lynn
Production: Freestyle Releasing
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

I give, I gave, I have given.

I fly, I flew, I've flown.

Have been taken care of the matter.

Half now, the rest behind.

Why do they always do that?

What's your name?

My name is Pierre Bertrand.

I am 32 years old.

- I postman.

- Tell me the whole sentence.

My name is Victor Maynard.

I am 54 years old.

And I am a professional killer.

- I love you.

- Shut up!

- Who the hell are you?

- My name is Victor Maynard.

I am 54 years old.

And I am assassin.

Want a sip of coffee?

Victor Maynard.

I love you.

Good day.

Where should we go?

- It was not me.

- I love you, Victor Maynard.

- Victor Maynard, I love you.

- What the f*ck out in...

Sheltered housing

I have read,

home to men -

- Has squiggle to

feel attracted to their mother.

- All right?

- We lived together for long.

- Yes, we did.

- Do you have the squiggle, Victor?

- I think not, mother.

- What is the problem then?

- I can not actually be.

- I got your card from Paris.

with a silencer.

Your father would have been proud.

Going international.

- I look in again soon.

- Wait. Your birthday.

It is not until...

WOMAN strangled in cinema

- It's too much.

- They are all there.

"Musicians have died."

There is room for many more.

A bit of a career.

A bit of a legacy.

You age 55, Victor.

- I know.

- Your dad's age when you were born.

I started knitting.

Blue for a boy.

- It has since allowed to hope.

- Goodbye, mother.

Someone has to continue

family business.

I also have a gift for you.

His name is Roger.

Parrot Roger.

- Wrong side of the road!

- The wrong way!



- Rose.

- Is it finished?

I'm worried.

- I do not want.

- We had an agreement.

Yes, I know.


Rose, you must swear wholeheartedly,

that nothing is for painting.

Jerry, I swear.

You make me very happy

by doing so.

And if it is not enough

so just think of money.

What are you thinking, Jerry?

How to yes.

It really is beautiful!

- Where is the copy?

- You look at it.

Here is the original.

The paint is still wet.

Get them mixed up.

Culture Minister is disappointed with sales

of Rembrandt's Self Portrait -

- to a Russian buyer. It has

been seconded to the National Gallery.

gallery managed simply not

to outbid the Russians.

We agreed on the 900th

It is in though. I keep it.


It was just for fun.

Perfect, mr. Ferguson.

There is no shadow of doubt.

- What they told you?

- It's adorable.

- How did you nevertheless hold of it?

- It's my secret.

We may not know how,

but we know why. Money.

- We agreed on nine.

- No, eight.

- Nine.

- Eight.

Okay, so nine.

Fine, I keep it.

I just said yes to nine.

Put it back.

One million.

- You must be mad.

- Goodbye.


I am not a gangster -

- But I was realtor

for 20 years. Nothing can stop me.


It was just for fun.

- Do we have enough money with me?

- Yes.

So now...

... is this gem...

... the ultimate record of a

man's fearless conversation with himself -

My property.

And mr. Sakova go home

with a good forgery.

He still can not tell the difference.

But I can.

I feel for this.

You have... your...

What he waffle on?

- It is a forgery.

- Impossible.

It is a forgery!

Srme yes.

Go to the yellow color...

- She traded it for.

- You do not say.

You have a new client.

Not a scratch.

- So I can get many problems.

- Yes, so many here.

- Rose.

- What?

- Your luck runs out.

- What could be happen to me?

She is totally out of control.

I just switch.

- Do you see something you like?

- Sorry?

Something to drink?

- Goodbye, taxes.

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Lucinda Coxon

Lucinda Coxon is an award-winning writer for film, television, and stage. Her feature screenplays include The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander, Wild Target, starring Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, and Rupert Grint; and The Heart of Me, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Olivia Williams, and Paul Bettany. She collaborated with . more…

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