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Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)

PG  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  20 April 1982 (USA)
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College assassination game turns deadly as someone starts playing for real.

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Susan participates in The Assassination Game, in which every player tries to shoot another with a toy dart gun, until only one remains. Pretending to do research for his newspaper, college student Alex Marsh teams up with the attractive Susan Swayze. While doing his best to win her over, and helping her finding her targets, Alex discovers that this year the Game may be more serious than most contenders realize... Written by Peter Zweers <peterz@pi.net>

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Everybody Gets It In The End! See more »

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Everybody Gets It in the End  »

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The opening credits are an obvious spoof of Maurice Binder's designs for the James Bond series. See more »

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Susan runs away from the laundry room because she could not find anymore darts and hides in Alex's room to avoid being shot. Yet when she leaves his room her gun has a dart in it. See more »

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Susan Swayze: Why are you doing this?
Loren Gersh: I want to win the game, you silly!
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Performed by Madeleine Marks
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A small gem with good acting and no jazzy special effects
6 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first thing I notice when I watch "TAG" is that the film seems to have been made on TV tape....it has that feel. Sound and lighting are basic, and it's clear from the outset that this movie was made on a shoestring budget.

It is the acting that brings this film through. Linda Hamilton studied Lauren Bacall very closely, and makes a credible run at a "To Have and Have Not" moment, and Robert Carradine hams it up as a budding ace reporter. Bruce Abbott is darkly psychotic as the bad guy. Hard to believe that Linda married this guy!

Worth a look at least once, if you can find it.


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