Man from Toronto: A must watch

By Eriah Lule

A case of mistaken identity forces a bumbling entrepreneur to team up with a notorious assassin in hopes of staying alive. The world’s deadliest assassin and New York’s biggest screw-up are mistaken for each other at an Airbnb rental.

Teddy (Kevin Hart) is an irritating, motormouthed character who no one can comprehend his/her patience around for long. Baldy head Woody Harrelson plays the role as’ the man from Toronto’.

He is a very effective hit man whose vicious reputation for torturing precedes him. We see him plying his trade in an early scene. hired to extract information by any means necessary.

The Man from Toronto takes orders from a woman his phone refers to as the “Handler.” The film initially plays coy with her identity, but her distinctive voice immediately identifies the actor who plays her. The Handler (as she is credited) has men in other locations: Miami, Tokyo, Moscow, and so on. She’ll eventually call on them when she thinks her man in Toronto has gone rogue. 

These guys have massive egos and apparently live in the shadow of their Canadian co-worker. The Miami guy (Pierson Fode), first seen beating a man to death with a golf club, seems to have a pre-existing beef that keeps him turning up every so often like a bad penny.

The movie was directed by Patrick Hughes, the director of the Hitman’s body guard and the Hitman’s Wife’s body guard, which featured Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, and Samuel L. Jackson, among others.

The Man from Toronto is definitely a must if you like action, comedy, and thrillers.