This list contains all mission names in the Hitman series whose names are cultural references, double entendres or have dual meanings otherwise.
Hitman: Codename 47
|Say Hello to My Little Friend|
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
Anathema is a transgression worthy of excommunication from the Church. In this case Agent 47's first murder after coming out of retirement.
Torpedo is slang for a Russian hitman.
|The Graveyard Shift||
A graveyard shift is a shift of work at night or in the early morning, especially one from midnight until 8 am.
Hitman: Blood Money
|Death of a Showman|
|A Vintage Year||
A vintage wine is one made with grapes from only a single year, often denoting quality. Additionally, vintage year is a term used in the private equity and venture capital industries to describe the year in which a firm first began making investments.
Curtains down describes the ending of a stage play, when the stage curtains are drawn to conceal the stage.
Refers to an electrocardiogram, a device to show heartbeat, with no activity (a flat line) indicating the person is dead.
|The Murder of Crows||
The collective noun for a group of crows is murder.
|You Better Watch Out…||
References the 1934 Christmas song Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.
|Death on the Mississippi|
|Till Death Do Us Part||
A phrase from the Christian marriage liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer. A variant common in the United States, the phrase is most commonly known as Till death us do part.
|A House of Cards||
Any structure built using exclusively standard playing cards, they are rarely stable and will often fall over.
|A Dance with the Devil|
The twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which explicitly states that the vice president takes over should the president die in office.
Possibly a reference to the 2002 horror film Death Factory.
Possibly references the Danish freestyle rapping competition MC's Fight Night.
A showstopper is a performance or segment of a theatrical production that induces a positive audience reaction strong enough to pause the production.
|A Gilded Cage||Living in a gilded cage, means that someone lives in luxury but lacks freedom and happiness.|
|A House Built on Sand||A reference to the Parable of the Wise and the Foolish Builders from the Gospel of Matthew.|
The 27 Club is a term that refers to the belief that an unusual number of popular musicians have died at age 27, often as a result of drug and alcohol abuse, or violent means such as homicide or suicide.
|Situs Inversus||Situs inversus is a medical disorder in which the organs of a person are mirrored.|
|Landslide||A Landslide victory is a political term that describes an electoral victory where one candidate or party receives the overwhelming majority of votes, basically crushing all opponents.|