RED

RED

Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Brian Cox star in this comedy action-thriller from director Robert Schwentke (The Time Traveler’s Wife). Frank Moses (Willis) quickly becomes all too familiar with the acronym RED – Retired, Extremely Dangerous – when his former CIA bosses send a crack squad to kill their best-ever hitman. But the retiree proves more than a match for them. Realising that the Agency won’t give up easily, he goes on the run and abducts, for her own safety, Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker), the pensions adviser he’s fallen in love with over the phone. Moses sets out to find out why his country wants him dead, gathering around him a group of equally-ageing-but-deadly friends and associates (Mirren, Freeman, Malkovich and Cox). Can the wily old foxes evade, overcome and/or outgun the elite of a new generation’s covert ops people, led by William Cooper (Karl Urban), to discover the truth?

RED – Saturday 11.40pm on Channel 4

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