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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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While TAG player Marshal Holmes was not shown in the movie, his missing person report recounted the following information about him: he lived in Braden Dorm, was 5"5", 165 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. He or March were Gersh's second murder victim. See more »

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Carpenter claims the progress chart is confidential yet he keeps it in the common room with public access that is shared by 3 student groups instead of his office. 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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* *1/2 out of 4.

At a college campus the latest craze is a game where people are given targets to chase after with fake guns loaded with plastic darts. However, the reigning champion so upset over losing decides to use real bullets instead and continue on with the game. Fast paced film with an appealing cast and a fair amount of suspense, style and humor. Also proves tons of violence is not necessary to make a good horror / thriller.

Rated PG; Violence.


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