MI6 gives you a look at Pierce Brosnan's new film The Matador written and directed by Richard Shepard ...

The Matador
5th December 2005

Above: Pierce Brosnan as hitman Julian Noble


In writer/director Richard Shepard's dark comedy THE MATADOR, Julian Noble (Pierce Brosnan) is a hit man who's very good at what he does, but is losing his taste for the business. Danny is a salesman whose marriage and finances are in trouble. One night, at the hotel bar, these two men meet. Before long, they find themselves having an extremely unique Mexico City experience, one that will change them both forever. Julian the hit man, Danny the ordinary American businessman find that while they have nothing in common, they both need each other in ways they never knew they would.

Above: Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear

Above: Pierce Brosnan and Hope Davis

Above: Pierce Brosnan as hitman Julian Noble

Above: Richard Shepard and Pierce
Brosnan on set of The Matador

The Matador

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Release data:


  • 23 December 2005 (New York City, New York)
  • 23 December 2005 (Los Angeles, California)
  • 6 January 2006 (limited release)
  • 20 January 2006 (general release)

Rating: NC17


  • 20 January 2006 (general release)

Rating: 15

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