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Project: Kill (1976)

 |  Action, Drama  |  October 1976 (USA)
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A former government assassin flees a mind-control program in the Philippines, pursued by his ex-partner, the local police and Asian gangsters.

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John Trevor
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Frank Lassiter
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Lee Su
Vic Silayan ...
Chief Insp. Cruz
Vic Diaz ...
Alok Lee
Galen Thompson ...
Carl Wagner
Carlos Salazar ...
Insp. Ortiz
Pamela Parsons ...
Lynn Walker
Maurice Downs ...
Hook
Franco Zarrate ...
Lung Set
Louis Florentino ...
Ramon
Henry Salcedo ...
Business Hood
Mark LeBuse ...
Herman Kitolis
Ibarro Santos ...
Hotel Clerk
Romy Blanco ...
Alok's Hood
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John Trevor escapes from the military base where he commanded Project: Kill, a mind control experiment that used drugs to create bodyguards and assassins for the United States and makes his way to the Philippines. Soon Trevor finds himself in love with Lee Su and feeling the with drawl symptoms from the drugs for the mind control that make him very dangerous not only to himself but everyone around him. His former second in command Project: Kill agent Frank Lassiter has been ordered to find him before the with drawl effects become too violent and before he sells out the program. Asian mobster Alok Lee is also after Trevor in the hopes of getting the secrets of Project: Kill. Time is running out for Trevor as the with drawl becomes worse, Lassiter, the Philippine police, and Lee's men close in on him. Written by timdalton007

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The head of the company originally set to distribute the film was found murdered shortly before it was to go into international release. It received spotty distribution because the rights were tied up in legal wrangling over the victim's estate for several years. See more »

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When Carl proposes a toast with Jonathan and Hook, he has a glass in his hand already, but in the next shot he's picking the glass up. See more »

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The Lonely World
Lyrics by Sid Wayne
Music by Robert O. Ragland
Sung by Pilita Corrales
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Girdler's last film is not bad.
23 April 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Interesting actioner from the late director of GRIZZLY, MANITOU and DAY OF THE ANIMALS. This features Leslie Nielsen as a Kung-fu expert/secret agent who wants out, but in his line of work, there is only one way out...DEATH. Nielsen goes on a run, his friend and fellow agent Gary Lockwood is hot on his trail. Nielsen battle local bad guy Vic Diaz as a second plotline. I don't know if this film got any theatrical booking, for it played a lot on CBS late night. The video print is dirty and looks like it was from a 16mm print. The film is not bad, and Nielsen does a real good job in the film. It's not recommended for most fans of Nielsen today will view this film as a comedy.


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