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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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20 April 1982 (USA)  »

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Everybody Gets It in the End  »

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Linda Hamilton (Susan) and Bruce Abbott (Loren) met on the set and were married for a seven-year period following the film's 1982 release. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene the stair bulkhead on the roof of the building (Kerckhoff Hall) is at the back of the building. Gersh is standing on this bulkhead when he is shot and falls off the building. Thus he should have fallen to the back or side of the building, yet his body is shown lying on the sidewalk in front of the entrance building. See more »

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Nick Carpenter: You're going to have to be quicker than that if you want to play T.A.G.
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Rebel To The Rescue
Performed by Rubber City Rebels
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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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