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Malone (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  1 May 1987 (USA)
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Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Malone) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs accross a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that's resisting their ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Malone
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Delaney
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Hawkins
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Jo Barlow
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Paul Barlow
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Jamie
Philip Anglim ...
Harvey
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Calvin Bollard
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Dan Bollard
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Madrid
Brooks Gardner ...
Patterson
Mike Kirton ...
Frank
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Malone's Target
Janne Mortil ...
Helen
Campbell Lane ...
Tom Riggs
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Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Malone) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs accross a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that's resisting their control. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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The woman held the key to his past. The man wanted to buy his future. Now both were trying to kill him. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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1 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Detective Malone  »

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$3,060,858 (USA)
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In the closing credits, we see Malone holding his CIA identification card as it slowly burns . The signature on the card reads "Alfred E . Newman", who is Mad Magazine's goofy mascot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jamie: I think it's time for you to get some help.
Richard Malone: Why?
Jamie: Because you can't do your job anymore.
Richard Malone: Because I let that man live?
Jamie: That man is the worst bastard that...
Richard Malone: [interupting] I don't care! I've had enough! I want out.
Jamie: What am I supposed to tell our superiors at the company?
Richard Malone: Tell them good bye.
Jamie: You know too much. One of the first things you tought me is that nobody just walks away from the CIA.
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Burt Reynolds
30 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Richard Malone, played by Burt Reynolds) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs across a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that is resisting their control.

Reynolds is a smooth pimp, even kissing a young girl in front of her father. I mean, really, who has the balls to do that? Only Reynolds. And why not, when you can go around and beat people up -- or kill them -- without the police being able to stop you?

An odd mystery: at one point, Malone's birth date is given as February 14, 1941. I wonder if this date was chosen for any particular reason. This is not Reynolds' birthday, and in fact would make Malone a few years younger than Reynolds...


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