After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the burgeoning Seattle-area criminal underworld, but it is all done in order to take it down from within. Written by
He's so far undercover he may never get back.
Did You Know?
Cannon Pictures (formely The Cannon Group) were so starved for money during the production of "The Hitman", that the developing house who were processing the film refused to grant them access to their own footage unless they drew up a payment schedule. See more
When Garret shoots Hassan, the pistol in Hassan's hand flies out of it, but after Hassan crashes through the window, we see that he's still holding the weapon. See more
[after Garrett watches him abuse his son all the way back to their house for losing a fight to a black kid, he walks up to the front door and rings the bell
Well well well! And what the hell do you want, nigger lover?
[Garrett punches the guy in the nose through the screen on the storm door, and walks away
Featured in Sidekicks
On The Road Again
Written by Floyd Jones
and Alan Wilson
Performed by Andy Prieboy
Courtesy of Dr. Dream Records, Inc.
from the album "...Upon my Wicked Son"
Used by arrangement with Frederick Music Company and EMI Unart Catalog Inc. See more