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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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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
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Sandy Collins
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Gravenstein
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Mario
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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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The F.B.I. Had Him. The Mob Wants Him. Being Popular Can Be Deadly. See more »

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Thriller | Action

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R | See all certifications »
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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

Though Josh Becker and Scott Spiegel were uncredited, they wrote three drafts of the script. Everything they wrote was featured in the film. See more »

Quotes

Frank DeSalvo: Hey! Whoa! Buster Badass! You are playin' in the major leagues here. You do things my way, or you do it alone.
Jack Collins: [Grabs gun] This may be your world but it's my kid! Got it?
Frank DeSalvo: You are a real dunce-ski.
Jack Collins: Yeah, well, fuck you.
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Referenced in Urban Legend (1998) See more »

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Bad News
Written by Robby Weaver and Rusty Weaver
(C) Burtus Publishing (EMI)
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Fun Action Film
31 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hit List is an action film that has enough suspense and predictability to keep you on the edge of your seat and cheering at the same time. The story is about a mistaken identity murder and kidnapping that turns Jan-Michael Vincent from caring father, to an unstoppable killing machine. Like all action movies, there are points that are totally ridiculous, but the movie as a whole was adventurous and fun. Action film fanatics are sure to enjoy.


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