R | | Action, Drama, Thriller
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
Source novelist Jason Matthews made his technical expertise available to screenwriter Justin Haythe throughout the movie's adaptation from the source novel. "He's a sensational writer," Haythe said of Matthews. "Many of the technical aspects of the ... ...
Every human being is a puzzle of need. You must become the missing piece, and they will tell you anything.
When the Russian interrogator leaves Dominika, as she picks up her pistol from the table she holds and carries it with her finger on the trigger. This is contrary to basic gun safety rules and it's unlikely that anyone with military or government firearms training would do this, even if the gun is empty.
The title doesn't appear until the 10-minute mark.
At the distributor's request, the UK version (both in cinemas and on video) is cut for "strong sadistic violence" to earn a 15 certificate instead of an 18. As both countries make up the same distribution region, Ireland also received the same cut version (rated 16 for cinema and 18 on video). The contentious scene shows Ustinov being strangled:
$2,141,188 (Australia) (2 March 2018)
$46,874,505 (USA) (7 June 2018)
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