The Gunman is a 2015 American action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel and written by Don Macpherson, Pete Travis and Sean Penn, based on the novel The Prone Gunman, by Jean-Patrick Manchette. It stars Penn, with Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, and Javier Bardem appearing in supporting roles. The film was released on March 20, 2015 by Open Road Films.
An ex-soldier who carried out an assassination in the Democratic Republic of Congo finds his past catching up with him eight years later.
the official version from openroadfilms.com on May 27, 2014
In The Gunman, Sean Penn stars as a former special forces soldier and military contractor suffering from PTSD. He tries to reconnect with his long time love, but first must go on the run from London to Barcelona and across Europe in order to clear his name
from hollywoodreporter.com on November 13, 2012
An international operative named Martin Terrier is betrayed by the organization he works for and must go on the run in a relentless game of cat-and-mouse across Europe.