The company- Damocles Enterprises has world best assassins and is fond of killing them when they are about to retire at the age of 50 in order not to pay their huge pension. When they picked fearless, remorseless and brutal Duncan, as their next “about to retire” employee to mess around; they did not live to tell anyone that they had picked the wrong assassin. What do you think happened? Find out how the story unfold below
NETFLIX AND CONSTANTIN FILM PRESENT; A CONSTANTIN FILM- JB PICTURES PRODUCTION; IN ASSOCIATION WITH DARK HORSE ENTERTAINMENT;
CAST SAND CREW
MADS MIKKELSON ACTED AS DUNCAN VIZLA; VANESSA HUDGENS ACTED AS CAMILLE; KATHERYN WINNICK ACTED AS VIVIAN; MATT LUCAS ACTED AS MR. BLUT; RUBY O. FEE ACTED AS SINDY; ANTHONY GRANT ACTED AS FACUNDO; JOSH CRUDDAS ACTED AS ALEXEI; ROBERT MAILLET ACTED AS KARL; FEI REN ACTED AS HILDE; INA CADRANEL ACTED AS REGINA; JOHNNY KNOXVILLE ACTED AS MICHAEL GREEN; PEDRO MIGUEL ACRE ACTED AS PEDRO GOZALEZ GONZALES; VANESSA HUDGENS ACTED AS DUNCAN’S FEMALE NEIGHBOUR; RICHARD DREYFUSS ACTED AS PORTER; KEN HALL ACTED AS DR BECKER
SCREENPLAY BY JAYSON ROTHWELL
BASED UPON THE DARK HORSE GRAPHIC NOVEL”POLAR: CAME FROM THE COLD” BY VICTOR SANTOS.
PRODUCED BY: JEREMY BOLT, ROBERT KULZER, HARTLEY GORENSTEIN ; MIKE RICHARDSON
DIRECTED BY: JONAS AKERLUND
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: MIKE RICHARDSON, KEITH GOLDBERG, MARTIN MOSZKOWICZ, MADS MIKKELSEN, BERNARD THUR, CHRIS TONGUE
EDITED BY DOOBIE WHITE; MUSIC BY: DEADMAU5
DURATION: 1HOUR 59 MINUTES
DISTRIBUTED BY NETFLIX
A FILM BY JONAS AKERLUND
Michael (Acted by Johnny Knoxville) is another assassin that just retired from Damocles corperation. While chilling and having fun at his place in Villa La Angostura, Chile with a body to kill~ Sindy (Acted by Ruby. O. Fee); oblivious that Sindy is a killer , he is attacked and killed by a group of assassins comprising Sindy, Facundo, Hilde, Alexel, Karl, (Acted by Ruby O.Fee, Anthony Grant, Fei Ren, Josh Cruddas and Robert Maillet) sent by Mr. Blut the owner of Damocles corporation.
Another employee~ Duncan aka “The black kaiser” (Acted by Mads Mikkelson) is about retiring from Damocles corporation. He has just about 14 days to his retirement after which the firm is supposed to pay him his pension. Prior to his retirement, he goes to Scattle Washington, to check his health status from Dr Becker (Acted by Ken Hall) which doesn’t look friendly at all. Duncan discovers that he has punctured lung and eardrum, his spleen has been removed, needs hip replacement, has various shrapnel caused by explosions among others. After leaving the hospital, Duncan heads to his accountant for his financial report. The accountant assures him that he is in good standing financially. Duncan makes a 200, 000 dollars donation to the charity home he usually donates to and leaves his office.
Vivian (Acted by Katheryn Winnick) is Duncan’s handler. While at a funeral service, she receives a call from Duncan (Acted by Mads Mikkelson). They both agree to meet at a particular place. At the rendezvous, Duncan questions Vivian about the retired assassin~Michael’s death, but Vivian pretends not to know the real person behind it. Vivian tells Duncan that Mr. Blut want him to assassinate someone before he finally retires, but Duncan shows apathy in taking up the job. Vivian tells Duncan that his retirement fee is tied to the new job he is sent to do. She tells Duncan that he will be paid 2 million dollars for the job.
Duncan is planning to reside in a new town at triple oak, Montana. He stops by at a nearby store to buy some items. As he steps out of the store, he sights a lady with a dog and buys it from her. He then heads to a lakeside cabin in the town to enjoy his retirement days. While relaxing at his place, Duncan dozes off. He is however beclouded with the memories of those he had killed brutally in his line of duty as an assassin. He wakes up frightened and mistakenly kills his new dog.
Duncan while burying his dog, notices a female neighbor (Acted by Vanessa Hudgens) struggling to split logs of wood, when she is out of sight, Duncan helps her snithe the logs of wood.
Duncan’s handler~Vivian sends countless messages to Duncan trying to persuade him to do the job with a promise of a million dollar before the job and a million dollar after the job, but Duncan still declines the job.
Vivian tries to persuade Blut (Acted by Matt Lucas) to forget about Duncan and move on, but Blut is unyielding. He is determined not to pay Duncan his 8 million dollar retirement fee as well as ready to silence him forever. He reveals to Vivian that Duncan would also die in the mission they are sending him to.
At the Damocles enterprises, Washington DC, Mr. Blut signs a deal with some other business partners. While discussing with them, Blut tells them that Damocles’ policy states that all their company’s agents must retire at the age of 50. He says If their agents die, the Damocles corporation will be the beneficiary of their pension. He guarantees the business partners that those that are about retiring will all die, hence the money automatically becomes Damocles’.
In Minsk Belarus, Duncan again suffers post traumatic tension where he is beclouded with the memories s of the people he had killed brutally most especially a particular family in a car.
Duncan is seen making out with a lady after which he and the lady head to Minsk plaza, where Duncan kills the man his handler~Vivian sent him to kill. He afterwards calls Vivian to inform her that he had concluded the job and that she should send his money. He pays the lady and heads to a different direction from her.
Vivian tells Blut that his plan to kill Duncan~ aka “The Black Kaiser” with some low rent Mexican clowns failed woefully. She again warns Blut not to mess with someone like Duncan, but rather pay him his money and then let him be, but Blut is still unyielding and is not willing to let Duncan go, until he is 6-feet. Blut pays Duncan the second half of his just concluded hit and further devise means to kill Duncan.
The assassin squad comprising Sindy, Facund, Hilde, Alexel, Karl, have been sent on another mission by Mr. Blut the owner of Damocles corporation. This time, their target is Duncan. They all head to Duncan’s financial adviser to find out which among his properties he retired to. They torture him, collect every file about Duncan and then kill him afterwards.
Duncan buys a fish and a book on how to care for a fish at the store.
It is Duncan’s birthday. While at the store, he stumbles on his female neighbor whom he had helped split the logs of wood the other day. She is tensed when Duncan stares at her and then walks away because of old gory memories that his face triggers.
Duncan again sights his female neighbor who this time around waves at him but Duncan doesn’t wave back as he stares blankly at her first and then look away.
The assassin squad visits Miami, Florida, one of the places Duncan has properties, in search of him. Sindy is assaulted by a man while trying to pin him down with her seductive body so that the other members of the squad can quickly have access to him. The squad had mistaken for Duncan, but when they realize he isn’t Duncan, they kill him and head to another location Duncan has properties. Facund calls Vivian and updates her on the search for Duncan.
Both Duncan and his female neighbor chat at a restaurant where both tell each other how much they like the town because of its tranquility. The female neighbor is suddenly jumpy when someone sits in between her and Duncan. She still suffers the shock of seeing her family murdered brutally in their car by an assassin who happen to be Duncan.
The assassin squad head to another location in Newark , New Jersey where Duncan has property. They search for him but did not find him. Facund again calls Vivian to update her. He tells Vivian that they have one more place to search for Duncan.
Duncan’s female neighbor takes shots of different animals while on the field and shows them to Duncan. They both chat about life and work. She asks Duncan what he does for a living and he tells her that he is retired from the funeral business he used to do. He tells her he has been to lots of countries like Afghanistan, Nigeria, etc, and that he can speak 8 languages. She suggests to him to give a course about the world to the children in schools. Duncan declines the offer saying he doesn’t know how to talk to kids.
The assassin squad go and check Duncan at Austin, Texas, but he is not there either, so they kill the person they find there instead.
Duncan is seen teaching some children in a school like the female neighbor had suggested. The children love the way he teachesthem and ask a lot of questions. A student asked about how they bury dead people in India. This jolts Duncan’s memories of people he had killed in India and how they were buried. He tells them that they burn them, and if the person’s wife is still alive, they also burn her alive with her husband. Another child asks what cloth they wear in Africa and he replies- Summer cloth after remembering how he had killed an African man. For each question the children ask, they bring back memories of the gruesome murder he committed in the country. After teaching the children,he joins his female neighbor outdoor.
The assassin squad are able to discover Duncan’s location and are able to tell that his accountant hid something about his whereabouts from them.
Duncan buys a set of gun for his female neighbor after telling him that she likes knives. He promises to teach her how to use it.
The assassin squad set out to Duncan’s place of habitation in order to decimate him.
While Duncan is teaching his female neighbor on how to use the gun, she fidgets which makes them discontinue the training.
Duncan and his female neighbor are together. She tells Duncan about how she was raped at age 13 and her other bitter experiences while growing up. She imagines what it would be like to find her rapist and tell him what he did to her life, how that day never left her thought, and then kill kill him so that the memories would all go away. She asks Duncan if it would be difficult to kill someone which triggers Duncan’s memories of his heinous past, but he replies her that he has no idea.
Duncan goes to the store to buy a gift for his female neighbor, when Blut’s assassin squad sight him. They afterwards trail him. Meanwhile, Sindy is along the road pretending to be in need of a mechanic for her supposed faulty car. Trying the best way to get to Duncan, she asks him if she could charge in his vehicle, but since there was no way, she asks Duncan if it was okay to go over to his place to charge. At his place, he gives her dinner and she seduces him and he gives her the fuck of her life.
While fucking Sindy, the other assassin squad try to kill Duncan, but they end up killing Sindy, bringing to Duncan’s realization that some people want to kill him.
A shootout ensues between Blut’s assassin squad and Duncan which leaves all of them dead. He searches the body of one of them where he retrieves a key to Tripple Oak Motel. He afterwards heads to the place. He finds out from one of the girl’s in the motel who also works for Blut, that they have taken his female neighbor. He heads back to the house to confirm and he finds her missing. He goes back to the motel to check the girl who had told him about his female neighbor, but she is no longer in the room.
Blut is totally enraged about the death of his girlfriend. Vivian pacifies him and tells him he would find a new girlfriend. In anger, he says he would cut Duncan into pieces and feed him to the rats. Vivian again reminds him how he had warned him not to mess with Duncan. She again advises him to pay Duncan his money and enjoy the rest of his life, but he refuses to do so.
At Detroit Michigan, Duncan goes to a bar to see a porter who is also an old friend (Acted as Richard Dreyfuss). He tells his old friend that Blut and his crew have tried killing him twice. His friend reminds him of the company’s contract which says when they die, their money automatically becomes the company’s own. His friend betrays him and sedates him. Duncan immediately collapses on the floor. The old friend calls Blut and tells him he has captured Duncan.
Blut is happy that Duncan has been captured. He tells him that he would torture him for four days after which he would kill him. Blut shows him pictures of his female neighbor and tells him that he is going to have fun with her. True to his words, Blut brutally tortures Duncan non stop for days piercing him with sharp objects. Even his knife broke inside Duncan’s tommy. Meanwhile, the female neighbor is sedated.
Duncan’s torture by Blut continues likewise his female neighbor’s sedation.
Meanwhile,on the eve of his death, Duncan with so much pain, gathers all strength in him, takes out the piece of Blut’s knife broken into his body the during gruesome torture and uses it to open the chains used to bound him.
On the fourth day that Blut already prepared to kill Duncan, Duncan instead kills all of his men while Blut runs away. Blut sends more men and he kills all of them.
When Duncan leaves the building, he heads to an old friend’s place. He uses her phone to call Vivian and offers to trade his life for his female neighbor. Meanwhile, Blut vows to kill them both as soon as he ends the call.
Duncan again has flashes of his gruesome past. He is already cleaned up and bandaged by his female friend.
As soon as Duncan recuperates, he goes to the gun store to get guns and then heads to Blut’s. He calls Vivian to find out if his female neighbor is still alive and she assures him that she is still alive.
Vivian and crew trace Duncan’s place of call not knowing that he also wants them to know his location. They head to where he is but he kills all of them. He afterwards goes to Brut’s place to kill him. As soon as Bluts men sight him, they all abscond leaving their boss to his fate. Duncan moves close to Blut and then beheads him. He finds his female neighbour and takes her away with him.
Duncan finds some old papers scattered on the bed. Those papers jolt back memories of his heinous and gruesome murder especially the murder of an entire household where he had spared only a girl who happen to be his female neighbour. She points a gun at him but she is unable to pull the trigger. She lets go and instead tells Duncan that they should find out who wanted her family dead.