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Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
Just in time for Christmas

21 December 2009  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

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Those of a sensitive disposition may want to look away now because a new Kiss-Ass red-band trailer is up online and it majors on Hit Girl, a 12 year-old with the violent tendencies of Oldboy and the potty mouth of Malcolm Tucker.

All the rest of you feel free to enjoy a festive treat with Chloe Moretz's kicking, shooting, and kicking so more as she tackles a mass of unsuspecting villainy. Kudos too for finding time to sneak in a cheeky milkshake with her dad and mentor, Nicolas Cage's Big Daddy, amid that welter of feature-rearranging.

Based on Mark Millar and John Romita Jr's comic-book series and directed by Matthew Vaughn, Kick-Ass is set in a world populated by ultra-violent and, in the case of Aaron Johnson's wannabe crime fighter Kick-Ass, not-quite-so-ultra-violent vigilantes.

As you probably know by now, we're really rather excited by it in this part of the world and this trailer gives us more reasons to count down the days until the its UK release on April 2, 2010.


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Your Comments

this film rocks
i love the closed-minds criticizing a film they've never seen! the film is fantastic, your loss if you choose not to see it More

Posted by locohero at 16:10 on 09 April 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Bollocks
L: Cheeze I agree it looks influenced by the O'Ren anime from Kill Bill, but a rip of it? Both feature a young girl as an Assassin but that's about it, there's not enough in this trailer to say otherwise. Also while I'm on, why are you called JapStrangler? Why are you generalising that 'Americans are fucking horrible'? Crawl back into your BNP crap hole and don't come back out. People like you make the British look horrible. Turd. econded. Especially the generalisation about Americ More

Posted by Gretzky at 14:34 on 06 January 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
L: ewefoh Invader_Ace - it made perfect sense, you just had to think about it. I find that it's the middle class males, who play loads of violent video games who get excited about crap like this. I wonder if you step outside your bubble and took a walk down a street of city street of London is you'll still be excited when you or your mate get head kicked in/stabbed by a teenager. ll relatively young but I work with children and can tell you that the rubbish they are being force More

Posted by tftrman at 11:20 on 06 January 2010 | Report This Post

Bollocks
A rip of the O-Ren anime from Kill Bill, looks like. The word 'twatty' springs to mind, and how many times has the 'flying reload' thing been done? Who is this film's target audience? I look forward to this as much as the U.S. version of Battle Royale...Chav mothers will show this to their kids and the Daily Mail won't like it much, all grist to a worthless mill. Americans are fucking horrible. More

Posted by JapStrangler at 05:35 on 05 January 2010 | Report This Post

Looks great, prepare for Daily Mail to go into meltodown...
This looks ace. Trailers for this all look great and it looks like it will be funny, violenmt and close to the bone humour. The Daily Mail will try to ban, go in to meltdown and cause mayhem. Let's all see this! More

Posted by dcm1980 at 21:51 on 02 January 2010 | Report This Post

what is this movie?
is it funny? is it sick? is it just Daily Mail baiting? I'm confused. But I've got no problems with kids swearing - so what? The violence was slightly non-sensical and ott but it seems action movies are now somehow not delivering unless they are totally out them on some front. I don't want to sound like an old git - so I'm staying quiet. I don't think kids will copy this sort of thing (especially little girls) but it probably is a little bit nasty. To me it smells a bit of some film make More

Posted by leroythemasochist at 22:01 on 30 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
L: ewefoh I wonder if you step outside your bubble and took a walk down a street of city street of London is you'll still be excited when you or your mate get head kicked in/stabbed by a teenager. hat's one of my favorite sentences ever. Why are you getting all excited for? The film not badjust because swearing and violent enjoy watch films and not hurting people streets London. More

Posted by maffew at 01:42 on 30 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
 L: ewefoh ll relatively young but I work with children and can tell you that the rubbish they are being force fed by the media is not helping. If you honestly think stabbing a prostitutes head with a screwdriver is a game (Grand theft Auto) and a child shooting a person in the head is ok (Kick-Ass Red Band) then I can only hope you don't learn first hand, the affects this is having on young people. ote] Absolute bullshit. As soon as kid (or adult for that matter) commits some sick More

Posted by Cheeze at 23:30 on 29 December 2009 | Report This Post

Let's just hope it carries with it some form of intelligence and actually has a decent plot. I admit I haven't read the comics before anyone says anything so I could be wrong, but the trailer didn't have me thinking' I must watch that'. It's not refreshing to see a kid swearing like that, it's just a bit pathetic. More

Posted by Hellen at 15:37 on 29 December 2009 | Report This Post

It's Only A Movie...
...But it's a movie I can't wait to see! Hate to say it, but kids (boy or girl, black or white) swearing is always funny! Plus the relationship between her and Nic Cage looks genuine! April cannot come quickly enough! More

Posted by wgfuzzydunlop1 at 04:00 on 29 December 2009 | Report This Post

I want to be 12yrs old again...
Just so I could have Hit-Girl as my gf and she can certainly protect me from the bullies...lol... More

Posted by Noelg25 at 01:10 on 27 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
L: ewefoh Invader_Ace - it made perfect sense, you just had to think about it. I find that it's the middle class males, who play loads of violent video games who get excited about crap like this. I wonder if you step outside your bubble and took a walk down a street of city street of London is you'll still be excited when you or your mate get head kicked in/stabbed by a teenager. ll relatively young but I work with children and can tell you that the rubbish they are being force More

Posted by Deviation at 15:12 on 26 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
yeah middle class males their the ones to blame! jesus christ... lets all make films about fluffly bunny rabbits and white clouds... that'll make everything better with the world. NOT. This film looks slick, cool and funny. and it has nothing to do with whether i'm male or middle class. it just is, go watch bambi again and leave the rest of us to enjoy a refreshingly new film. More

Posted by ukfilmnuts at 12:47 on 26 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
Invader_Ace - it made perfect sense, you just had to think about it. I find that it's the middle class males, who play loads of violent video games who get excited about crap like this. I wonder if you step outside your bubble and took a walk down a street of city street of London is you'll still be excited when you or your mate get head kicked in/stabbed by a teenager. ll relatively young but I work with children and can tell you that the rubbish they are being force fed by the medi More

Posted by ewefoh at 10:31 on 26 December 2009 | Report This Post

awesome
this looks awesome. can't wait for the politically correct retards to launch into this. one of the most refreshing trailers and film idea this year! lmao More

Posted by ukfilmnuts at 19:49 on 24 December 2009 | Report This Post

Kiss ass??
Spell check your front page articles ? More

Posted by rich at 01:30 on 24 December 2009 | Report This Post

WHAT THE HELL...
Positive gay couple in a Hollywod movie - NO! // Positive mixed relationship in a Hollywood movie - NO! // Suggestive under age sex which is very real today - NO! Showing a minor killing people and cursing? YES PLEASE I doubt very much if they could away with this if it was a black kids, but she's pretty right? WHY WAS THIS COMMENT DELELTED BEFORE? More

Posted by ewefoh at 20:54 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Hmm
I find it really weird that this kid is mouthing such words, call me Victorian but I don't like it. Of course we know these days that kids know every swear sword under the sun but it just doesn't sit right. Makes me scrunch my face! It's weird because I find the swearing much worse than the violence, I think because the swearing just seems like an excuse to see a little girl swear where as the violence is slick, artsy. More

Posted by ushiep at 12:24 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Cant wait for the Daily Mail review....
This looks the dogs proverbials, and a studio film that goes somewhere different and dare I say it, takes some serious risks. If the trailer is an accurate representation of tone and action, then I for one will be queuing up for this. Roll on April!! More

Posted by axeman at 11:59 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

I agree with you mr sawyers can't stop clapping my hands with glee every time i think of this film should be top notch More

Posted by socks79 at 11:41 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

WoW !!!
Just when you thought is couldn't get any better... Best trailer i've seen this year, and there have been some great ones, but this is awesome... More

Posted by ANDREW SAWYERS at 11:24 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Twelve year old's dropping C bombs, violence, dark humour, and finally Mr Cage doing something refreshing this is going to be the movie of 2010..in one way or another this will be the most talked about movie next year..bring on the daily mail readers!! More

Posted by socks79 at 09:33 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Twelve year old's dropping C bombs, violence, dark humour, and finally Mr Cage doing something refreshing this is going to be the movie of 2010..in one way or another this will be the most talked about movie next year..bring on the daily mail readers!! More

Posted by socks79 at 09:21 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

FINALLY, a big movie that looks different.........
We got close with WANTED, a violent, ballsy and interesting pic that almost went the distance by giving us something unique. Puritanical observers will be apalled at the child in this clip uttering profanities while killing a whole bunch of bad guys, but as soon as she said it I was amazed, it's different, unexpected, and exactly what the tired action/comic book genre needs to re-energize itself , otherwise all we get is another bland, gutless, plotless toy commercial (WOLVERINE/TRANSFORMERS) More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 01:52 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: kind of unehtical, isn't it?
 L: Sendemast Seriously, there's a twelve year old girl saying some damn bad words and shooting the living crap out of people. In fact that girl isn't even allowed to watch that movie! See my point? ensitive cunt aren't ye', Sende. More

Posted by spamandham at 01:36 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

If i had a daughter like her...
I would be the happiest bastard alive :) More

Posted by Noelg25 at 01:23 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

PLEASE ANSWER!!!!
When's the US release????????? NEED to see this movie! More

Posted by Cole9219 at 00:10 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

kick ass
Oh yeah this is gonna kick ass, refreshing to see something made that has balls, personally i'm sick of the sanitised 12A bullshit of the last 10 years. More

Posted by durelius at 00:07 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Seems like some of you have made up your mind......
You already think this is gonna suck.....so shove off already. This movie looks fucking sweet. More

Posted by Ichi1 at 17:07 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

kind of unehtical, isn't it?
Seriously, there's a twelve year old girl saying some damn bad words and shooting the living crap out of people. In fact that girl isn't even allowed to watch that movie! See my point? More

Posted by Sendemast at 16:12 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

OMG, I cannot wait to see this! More

Posted by Filmfan 2 at 14:30 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

This one tiny clip proves who had the talent in the Guy Ritchie/ Matthew Vaughan partnership. OK, so I'll admit I haven't seen 'Stardust' but I was truly surprised by 'Layer Cake' and on the evidence of this 'Kick Ass' looks pitch perfect. More

Posted by Twone77 at 10:43 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

ZOMG teh childrin swaring!!!!!!! Seriously though, the action looks fantastic, the dialogue sounds fucking awful. More

Posted by UTB at 10:19 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Kick-Ass Red Band Trailer Online
A must-see for me. Fuck it looks good. More

Posted by Kazuya at 09:57 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

If i ever have a daughter
Shes gotta have balls like Hit Girl. More

Posted by danbo1138 at 09:08 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Okay you cxxts lets see what you can do next
er queue up and see this movie I think , OMG a franchise built around her charcter would have the entire Daily Mail/Express offices commiting Hare Kiri or Sipaku lmao More

Posted by alabama worley at 08:16 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Looks awesome!!!...but
I feel they added her dropping the C-Bomb for shock values sake than anything else. Still wanna see this, though kinda wish the trailer focused on Aaron Johnson's character who the film's mainly about. More

Posted by tallaght24 at 06:49 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Facebook page?
Typing http:\\www.facebook.com/kickassmovie doesn't go anywhere. More

Posted by retdyfugihoj at 05:11 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

I cant wait
this is going to be so awesome. 2 must see films of 2010 are both Comic Books directed by British dudes. Sweeet More

Posted by Rawbeard at 01:34 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Wow
It looked good from the first teaser, but this is amazing. More

Posted by Craigy2606 at 00:54 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Somewhere, the Daily Mail offices just exploded. More

Posted by Samoa Joker at 00:46 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

I wondered....
... what all the hoo-ha was about at Empire towers but now I know! Did she really say "okay c*nts, lets see what you can do now"??? HAHAHAHA This has just leapt to the top of my to-see list!! :-D More

Posted by Bubba76 at 00:17 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

Just watched this with my jaw on the floor!
Holy shit, this looks epic! Been looking forward to this film for a while now, cannot WAIT! YES! More

Posted by spikemonkey3000 at 00:15 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

ok you cunts
let's see what ya got. this is gonna be awesome. More

Posted by Knight of Fury at 00:11 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

FUCK YEAH
that is all More

Posted by maxthom at 00:11 on 22 December 2009 | Report This Post

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