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Hit List (1989)

 -  Thriller | Action  -  3 March 1989 (USA)
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A family man and a mob witness hunt for a hit-man who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.

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Cast

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Jack Collins
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Frank DeSalvo
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Chris Caleek
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Tom Mitchum
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Vic Luca
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Brian Armstrong
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Jared Riley
Harriet Hall ...
Sandy Collins
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Gravenstein
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Abe Fasio
Nick Barbaro ...
Mario
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Johnson
Barry Brenner ...
Doctor
Geoff Brewer ...
Brock
Richard E. Butler ...
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Storyline

Gangster boss Vincent Luca shall appear in court to account for his crimes - but he has a man at the police who tells him names and locations of the witnesses, so he can kill them all - but one: In the last hit, the professional killer gets into the wrong house. When the owner Mark Collins comes home, he finds his pregnant wife unconscious in the kitchen, his friend dead in the living room and his son kidnapped. The police officer wants Luca to believe he has the real witness' son and sends Collins into prison. But he manages to escape and takes things into his own hands. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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He was the Mob's next target. But he would never be there victim. See more »

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Thriller | Action

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3 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hell to Pay  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

For several days, William Lustig directed the film from his limo, complaining about cold weather. See more »

Quotes

Jack Collins: [about Caleek] That's the guy that killed Brian? That's the guy that's got my son?
Frank DeSalvo: Hey, Collins, that guy is so twisted when he dies you'll have to screw him in the ground. He's killed so many people he owns his own cemetery.
Jack Collins: Let's take him!
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Bad News
Written by Robby Weaver and Rusty Weaver
(C) Burtus Publishing (EMI)
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Hit List is a awesome movie!
26 August 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Hit List is a great 80s action film that has an all star cast!Jan-Michael Vincent was good,Leo Rossi played his role good!Lance Henriksen was incredible!Charles Napier was good as always!Rip Torn was awesome as He reminded Me of Jack Nicholson!The movie Hit List is a dang good one!It is one of those special movies of the 1980s!It has a ton of action through out the film and it has a very aggressive approach toward violence!The story is good,the cast is excellent,the acting is great,the action is totally superb,the music is unique,and the entire film is special!I strongly recommend this film!


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