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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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The Tag Victim Profiles contained a field titled "Alias". The only legible alias was Susan's which was Sapphire. Of the remaining profiles that showed the field the only legible part was "the", thus Susan had the only alias without "the" in it. Susan's Tag Victim Profile shown in the opening credits is different to the one used in the movie itself, including the alias field which reads "Mystery Woman", and the weight field which reads "svelte". See more »

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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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Susan Swayze: Why are you doing this?
Loren Gersh: I want to win the game, you silly!
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Enjoy, but don't expect much
2 June 1999 | by (Sioux City, IA) – See all my reviews

Overall, I thought this movie was OK. Seeing Linda Hamilton in an early role was fun, as was the premise. This movie came out during the height of "assassination" games where you try to "eliminate" someone you've been assigned to, without that person knowing you're after him/her. Of course, someone is looking to eliminate you, too.

If you want a fun movie to eat popcorn with, check this one out.


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