An exciting, action-packed and intelligent change of pace for director Joe Wright. None of the action is needless or mindless, the whole production feels very real and never does it feel in the least bit predictable. I thought the cast and their performances were really good too,...
Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) is 16 years old. She is bright, inquisitive, and a devoted daughter. Uniquely, she has the strength, the stamina, and the smarts of a soldier; these come from being raised by her... read more
Directed by: Joe Wright
Release Date: April 8, 2011
DVD Release Date: September 6, 2011
Stats: 8,129 reviews
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December 31, 2013
Mixing together the fetish details of fairy tales and the rogue Euro-friendly devices of action films, "Hanna" is a deceptively overdone genre of film that gives a few groans and a few shudders. The premise of the film is enticing, framing a young girl (Ronan), outlawed by societ...
May 21, 2013fb655609510
An outstanding, and fiercely directed "coming-of-age/revenge-flick", this little movie is, by far, the best one of the year. The action is so realistically choreographed that it would give big-budget action films a run for their money. The actors are in top form, but it is Ronan ...
October 3, 2012
A retired spy who has trained his daughter in seclusion her entire life unleashes her upon the world to revenge herself upon the former handler who betrayed him and murdered her mother. It's the turn of teen photo love stories to be Bourne again in this girly-girl version of the ...
August 6, 2012
A decent action/thriller, a bit like a teen girl version of Bourne Identity, but not as good. Although it was better than Abduction, good cast and some well choreographed fight scenes.
July 31, 2012
This average action thriller with tones of fairy tale features a stylish editing and an electrifying score, being particularly efficient in the exciting fighting and action scenes but not that interesting to show the character's adaptation in a world she only knew via an encyclop...
March 31, 2012
"I just missed your heart". Well Hanna you certainly didn't miss mine. The premise of this relaxed thriller is primarily revenge but the film was strangely emotional and the slow pacing and largely suita...
March 26, 2012
Take an interesting twist on the well worn revenge action film, toss in some very artfull cinematics, a mesmerizing performance by Saorse Ronin in the title role; add a quirky yet effective turn by Cate Blanchett as the villain of the piece and you have... a film that still some...
March 18, 2012
It's pretty easy to tell that HANNA was written by two different people, because both writers had polar opposite interpretations of the mood. The fact that the film begins in the wilderness with the same tone as it does when it ends on an amusement park ride should immediately te...
March 10, 2012
"Hanna" is a much more methodically slower paced but meticulously detailed film. The tension that the story built up, crept up on me throughout the film. By the end, "Hanna" succeeded to get me involved and propelled me through the exciting action sequences with the help of an en...
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