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Writer (WGA):
Eric Red (written by)
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Release Date:
27 January 1989 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
They were hired killers going up against the deadliest force of all. Each other.
Plot:
A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A black comedy of conflict between two hit men and a boy. See more (30 total) »

Cast

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Roy Scheider ... Cohen

Adam Baldwin ... Tate
Harley Cross ... Travis Knight

Cooper Huckabee ... Jeff Knight

Suzanne Savoy ... Martha Knight

Marco Perella ... FBI George

Tom Campitelli ... FBI Fred

Andy Gill ... FBI Roy (as Andrew R. Gill)
Frank Bates ... Highway Patrolman
James Jeter ... Trooper #1
Jeff Bennett ... Trooper #2

Ron Jackson ... Trooper #3
Ted Baader ... Trooper #4

Kenneth McCabe ... Gas Station Attendant
Ina B. Bott ... Fat Woman
Craig Busch ... Farmer
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Directed by
Eric Red 
 
Writing credits
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Eric Red (written by)

Produced by
Antony Rufus-Isaacs .... producer
Jeff Young .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
Victor J. Kemper 
 
Film Editing by
Edward M. Abroms 
 
Costume Design by
Verkina Flower 
 
Makeup Department
Dayne Johnson .... makeup artist
Louis Lazzara .... key makeup artist
David B. Miller .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Andy Howard .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sanford Hampton .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Robert Zoller .... property master
Richard N. McGuire .... assistant property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Patrick Bietz .... sound editor
Al Gomez .... foley mixer
Tim Himes .... sound mixer
Clancy T. Troutman .... supervising sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Jim Doyle .... special effects
 
Stunts
Dani Barden .... stunts
Dave Bartholomew .... stunts (as Dave Bartholme)
Andy Gill .... stunt coordinator (as Andrew R. Gill)
Bob Ivy .... stunts
Al Jones .... stunts
David Little .... stunts
Ben Loggins .... stunts
Rex Pierson .... stunts
David Sanders .... stunts
Russell Towery .... stunts
Lee Waddell .... stunt driver
Lee Waddell .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Audie Aragon .... dolly grip
Craig Busch .... still photographer
Larry Hezzelwood .... first assistant camera
John Sheeren .... first assistant camera: second unit
Scott Smith .... director of photography: second unit
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eva Prappas .... set costumer
 
Music Department
John Rotondi .... scoring engineer: Y4
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
 
Transportation Department
Dennis Junt .... driver: honeywagon
Jimmy Ray Pickens .... driver
 
Other crew
Dani Barden .... stand-in: "Travis"
Craig Busch .... location manager
Sanford Hampton .... consultant to producer
Frank Kearney .... helicopter pilot
Norman Mont-Eton .... stand-in: "Cohen" and "Tate"
Linda Olszewski .... assistant to actor
Robin Simpson .... helicopter pilot
Shauna Skidmore .... animal wrangler
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Jacker" - Japan (English title) (alternative transliteration)
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Runtime:
86 min | Argentina:88 min
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Trivia:
The finale where Cohen rams a roadblock is actually the off-ramp from Interstate 45 to McKinney Street. The building in the foreground is the Houston City Hall Annex, located at 900 Bagby.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the nighttime driving scenes, many round white glares from freeway lights are visible through the side windows of Cohen and Tate's car. However, even though the vehicle is traveling at freeway speeds, these lights barely move.See more »
Quotes:
[Last lines]
Cohen:How old are you, kid?
Travis Knight:Nine.
Cohen:Nine. Hm. How about that.
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20 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
A black comedy of conflict between two hit men and a boy., 30 April 2006
Author: davidddt from Scotland UK

I cannot understand why this movie has not been given better reviews. One of those films which surprises you with its originality and which having seen it you cannot understand why it has not been given more screen time.

Brilliant professional acting between Baldwin and Scheider keeps you guessing till the end as to who is going to win the battle of wills between the two men and the boy. A terrific black comedy of errors which makes you feel almost sorry for the two hit men. It would be a mistake not to watch this movie simply because you have read the bad reviews of it on this site.

It deserves to be released worldwide on DVD.

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