Bullet in the Face

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (1,106)

A American dark comedy, Bullet in the Face is a television series that was developed by Alan Spencer for IFC television. Bullet in the Face features the talents of Max Williams, Kate Kelton, Neil Napier and Jessica Steen. The story is set in the city of Bruteville, a city in the grip of a war between two mob bosses Johann Tannhauser played by Eddie Izzard and Racken played by Eric Roberts. The story is centered on the life of feared hit man and felon Gunter Vogler played by Max Williams. While robbing a jewelry store Gunter receives an order from his boss Johann Tannhauser to kill his partner and lover Martine Mahler (Kate Kelton). However, things are complicated when Martine tells Gunter that she is pregnant with his child. Following this announcement, they are interrupted by a police officer who Gunter enthusiastically kills only to be shot in the face by Martine. He does not die but instead wakes up in the hospital to find that the police had the face of the police office Gunter murdered grafted onto his face. They employ Gunter and home to use his knowledge of the crime underworld in Bruteville to bring down both mob bosses and their crime rings. There are several main characters that are at work within this television show including: Gunter Vogler, a highly feared and unstable hitman, Neil Napier plays Lieutenant Karl Hagerman a wimpy, emotional and introverted cop whose partners have all met their death at the hands of Gunter. Jessica Steen plays Commissioner Eva Braden a frustrated police commissioner who attempts tp use Gunter to fight the evil of the city. Bullet in the Head also stars Kate Kelton as Martine Mahler, Gunter's lover and partner before she attempted to kill him. Eddie Izzard who plays mob boss Johann Tannhauser a secretive chess player who believes himself to be the father of Martine's baby and finally the show stars Eric Roberts a somewhat idiotic crime boss that Martine manipulates into believing they are married.

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Seasons
Cradle to Grave
6. Cradle to Grave
August 17, 2012
In the season finale, the mob war between rival gangsters explodes across the city as Gunter tries to figure out whom he can trust.
The World Stage
5. The World Stage
August 17, 2012
The mob war between rival gangs threatens to overtake the entire city, and Gunter ends up in the crosshairs when he discovers that a third party is actually calling the shots.
Kiss Me Thrice
4. Kiss Me Thrice
August 17, 2012
While still working with law enforcement, Gunter is recruited by underworld types and ends up playing both sides. His duplicitous actions lead to a reunion with a former girlfriend, who is now keeping time with a mob boss.
Drug of Choice
3. Drug of Choice
August 16, 2012
Gunter uses his newfound position as a cop to mentor a homicidal young lad, but he soon realizes that the kid may be involved in a drug-trafficking operation run by a major crime lord.
Angel of Death
2. Angel of Death
August 16, 2012
After a priest commits suicide, Gunter and his reluctant new partner Lt. Hagerman are ordered to investigate the matter by their boss, Commissioner Eva Braden. Gunter's past proves to be useful, uncovering a conspiracy leading him one step closer to the tracking down the illusive mob leader that betrayed him, Johann Tannhauser, as well the woman he loved and lost, Martine.
Meet Gunter Vogler
1. Meet Gunter Vogler
August 16, 2012
Gunter Vogler is a career criminal whose path takes an unexpected turn when law enforcement captures him and turns him into a cop. Given a new identity proves to be mayhem.
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A American dark comedy, Bullet in the Face is a television series that was developed by Alan Spencer for IFC television. Bullet in the Face features the talents of Max Williams, Kate Kelton, Neil Napier and Jessica Steen. The story is set in the city of Bruteville, a city in the grip of a war between two mob bosses Johann Tannhauser played by Eddie Izzard and Racken played by Eric Roberts. The story is centered on the life of feared hit man and felon Gunter Vogler played by Max Williams.

While robbing a jewelry store Gunter receives an order from his boss Johann Tannhauser to kill his partner and lover Martine Mahler (Kate Kelton). However, things are complicated when Martine tells Gunter that she is pregnant with his child. Following this announcement, they are interrupted by a police officer who Gunter enthusiastically kills only to be shot in the face by Martine. He does not die but instead wakes up in the hospital to find that the police had the face of the police office Gunter murdered grafted onto his face. They employ Gunter and home to use his knowledge of the crime underworld in Bruteville to bring down both mob bosses and their crime rings.

There are several main characters that are at work within this television show including: Gunter Vogler, a highly feared and unstable hitman, Neil Napier plays Lieutenant Karl Hagerman a wimpy, emotional and introverted cop whose partners have all met their death at the hands of Gunter. Jessica Steen plays Commissioner Eva Braden a frustrated police commissioner who attempts tp use Gunter to fight the evil of the city.

Bullet in the Head also stars Kate Kelton as Martine Mahler, Gunter's lover and partner before she attempted to kill him. Eddie Izzard who plays mob boss Johann Tannhauser a secretive chess player who believes himself to be the father of Martine's baby and finally the show stars Eric Roberts a somewhat idiotic crime boss that Martine manipulates into believing they are married.

Bullet in the Face is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on August 16, 2012.

Where to Watch Bullet in the Face

Bullet in the Face is available for streaming on the IFC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bullet in the Face on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 16, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (1,106)