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Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)

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

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Towards the end of the movie in the Campus Security office it is revealed that five students are missing. The missing person report for the last person (Nancy McCauley) is being filled out during Alex's visit. Therefore, there should be four files in the missing person folder that Alex flips through, yet there are only three; Swanson, Holmes, and Wallace. Moreover, when Susan discovers the bodies in Gersh's closet there are only three instead of five. 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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The Assassination Game
24 September 2012 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A group of students in college are playing a game called TAG:The Assassination Game with plastic dart guns.A college newspaper reporter played by Robert Carradine decides to write the story about TAG after one of the players beautiful Linda Hamilton hides out in his room.Gersh(Bruce Abbot)becomes angry after failing the game,so he starts to use gun with a real bullets and the hunt begins..."Tag:The Assassination Game" was directed by Nick Castle who played Michael Myers in John Carpenter's "Halloween".It's also worth checking out for fantastic actors including Linda Hamilton,Bruce Abbot,Robert Carradine,Xander Berkley,Michael Winslow and Forest Whitaker.The score is excellent,the pace is fast and there is a bit of violence but no gore and nudity.7 deadly dart guns out of 10.


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