- Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
- August 3rd 2022
- David Leitch
Brad Pitt plays an assassin tasked with retrieving a top-secret briefcase from a high-speed train travelling from Tokyo to Kyoto.
After honing his action movie-making skills with John Wick, Atomic Blonde and Deadpool 2, stuntman-turned-director David Leitch has levelled up with the star-studded ensemble Bullet Train.
The action-comedy, based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle, stars Brad Pitt as Ladybug, an assassin who has been doing work on himself and has reached a place of inner peace.
He accepts a job from his handler Maria (voiced by Sandra Bullock) as it seems simple and doesn’t require him to get his hands dirty – all he needs to do is board the bullet train in Tokyo, find a briefcase and leave at the next stop.
As you might expect, the job turns out to be very complicated and dangerous.
There are other assassins on board – brothers Tangerine (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Lemon (Brian Tyree Henry) and “innocent” young girl Prince (Joey King) – and they all want the same briefcase before the end of the line in...