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The Hitman (1991)

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 ... See full summary »

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Cliff Garrett / Grogan
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Ronny 'Del' Delaney
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Marco Luganni
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Christine De Vera
Salim Grant ...
Tim Murphy
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Chambers
Marcel Sabourin ...
Andre Lacombe
Bruno Gerussi ...
Nino
Frank Ferrucci ...
Shahad
James Purcell ...
Sal
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Kate
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Lemke (as Alan Peterson)
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Scolari
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Scarlini
Stephen Dimopoulos ...
Galione
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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 Anonymous

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He's so far undercover he may never get back.

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Rated R for strong gangster violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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25 October 1991 (USA)  »

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$4,654,288 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Del: [pointing a gun at Luganni] Arriverderci, asshole!
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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.
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On The Road Again!
30 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

I like this movie. i first rented it to watch with my girlfriend in about 1992 - she didn't like it for some reason but i was impressed with the change of character by Norris compared to his Texas Ranger, Delta Force movies.

The storyline of someone left for dead only to come back a few years later to even the score with his corrupt partner who tried to kill him is a bit corny and has been done before this movie I'm sure but the coldness of Norris when he blows people away is what makes this watchable, not least when he kicks ass big style in the Iranians' club! However, Canadian mob boss Andre Lecombe's 'minder' is possibly the least likely gangster i have ever seen in a movie and does not convince! The Hit-man is pretty hard to find these days and could be regarded as a collectors item if you're a Chuck Norris fan.


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