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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
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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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Lyrics by Sid Wayne
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The most painful movie I've ever watched 10 times!
20 November 2005 | by (Tatyoon, Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is not even "so bad it's good". This is the worst directed, acted, choreographed, written and scored movie I've ever seen. It is a serious film, not a spoof (which is not surprising because Leslie Nielsen was in a lot of serious movies before appearing in 'Airplane') although I find it hard to believe that the reviews which praise William Girdler are not spoofs.

Even if you an Ed Wood fan, you'll probably still hate this. It is unfortunate that you cannot even laugh at the low quality of this film. You can only feel embarrassed for all involved.

Yet, I have watched this many times trying to figure out just why it is in a league of its own. I can't figure it out. If you had a "bad film" competition and invited entries from the most talented and innovative directors (as well as any old hack), no one could top this. I am not joking.

So Why did I give it 10 stars? Because that was the only number available with a zero in it. Also, because film students should be forced to watch this and write down everything wrong with it and promise never to make any of those mistakes.

I'm sorry Leslie!


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