At a local bordello, he tries to employ a lactating hooker to watch the child, but things quickly escalate, and this makeshift family is soon on the run. Synopsis Late at night, in an unnamed U. Cornered and struggling to use his gun, Smith places live bullets between his broken fingers and detonates them with a fireplace, critically wounding Hertz. Our hero, known only as Smith, determines to save the child and find out why Hertz wants the baby dead. His research about Kinsey and human sexuality in general inspired the character of Donna Quintano, a prostitute and Smith's eventual love interest. He parachutes from the plane to escape from Hertz. Smith booby-traps the facility with an array of firearms, allowing him to kill the thugs and escape.
He boards a bus with Duchess, and stops at an ice-cream parlor where Donna works as a waitress while watching Oliver. According to co-producer , the antagonist was modeled after the. Before filming, Owen and Giamatti were trained in firearms. Hertz soon arrives at the brothel and tortures Donna for information; Smith returns and kills his henchmen. Hertz, who lives a double life as an assassin and a family man, pursues Smith.
Taking Donna to his hideout, Smith realizes that the baby whom he names Oliver stops crying when he hears heavy-metal music; he concludes that his mother lived near a heavy-metal club. Smith tells Donna to leave town and contacts one of Rutledge's henchmen to request an appointment. Desiring to make an action film centering on guns, he expanded the idea into a screenplay in 2000, accompanied by an animated footage with 17,000 drawings for the action scenes. Smith kills several pursuing henchmen, is himself shot and collapses after he lands. A laboratory, gun factory, and presidential campaign all figure in Smith's quest for the child's safe deliverance. Deducing that the hair belongs to Duchess and the senator made a deal with Hammerson, Smith takes Rutledge hostage. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
With reluctance, the man at the bus stop rescues her and assists with the baby's delivery, while additional pursuers fire at them, including the gang's particularly nasty leader, an intuitive man named Hertz. Storyline: Late at night, in an unnamed U. Smith's no-nonsense personality derived from Davis' frustration when his 1989 script about failed to materialize as a feature film. He sees an article about Senator Rutledge, a presidential candidate who favors stricter gun laws. After a brief confrontation, Smith shoots Hertz and leaves with Donna and the baby.
If the infants die, the senator would not receive a transplant and would be unable to run for president. Archived from on October 9, 2008. Above the club they discover an apartment with medical equipment and two dead, pregnant women; Smith concludes that the women were all impregnated with one man's sperm so they could give birth to matching donors. Pursued by head assassin Hertz, the woman is shot and killed; Smith narrowly escapes with the newborn. Leaving the baby in a park, Smith hopes someone will adopt the child but a passing woman is killed with a shot from Hertz's sniper rifle.
A pregnant woman runs by, pursued by a man with a gun. A group of amateur armed robbers enters the parlor; his hands in bandages, Smith shoots them by using a carrot to pull the trigger. As more thugs arrive the woman goes into labor, and Smith delivers her baby boy during a shootout. A soundtrack album of and songs by various artists was made available on February 12, 2008. Smith awakens in Hammerson's mansion; Hertz tortures him, breaking his fingers to learn where he sent Donna and Oliver.
Hertz emerges from the cabin and reveals that he agreed to help Rutledge find a donor needed for his cancer treatment, on the condition that he protect Hertz's gun rights when elected president. According to Davis, the idea for the film came about after he saw a gun-battle scene from 's critically acclaimed in which rescues newborn babies from gangsters. Davis sent the script to , a film producer he met at the. A video was released on in which the company claimed to test the bulletproof stroller by shooting at it with a while a baby was in it. Smith deduces that Rutledge has and requires a bone-marrow transplant, which is why he had surrogates impregnated with his sperm and why Hertz and Hammerson want Oliver dead. Both of them liked it and passed it on to , who the project. After a deal with , filming began in.
Smith flees from the gang, enlisting the help of prostitute Donna Quintano Bellucci to keep the baby safe as he unravels the conspiracy. A laboratory, gun factory, and presidential campaign all figure in Smith's quest for the child's safe deliverance. Archived from on January 26, 2014. Our hero, known only as Smith, determines to save the child and find out why Hertz wants the baby dead. Heavy metal music calms the baby.
Hertz's feud with Smith has been compared to that of and in because Smith like Bugs spends considerable time eating carrots in the film. Davis' first choice to play Smith was , who signed up as the lead because the script impressed him. Meeting on a plane, the senator confirms Smith's suspicions and Smith notices dog hair on Rutledge's trousers. Before its September 2007 release, the film was previewed at that year's and received a positive response. Davis acknowledged that the Looney Tunes reference was deliberate.