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The Hitman (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  25 October 1991 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cliff Garrett / Grogan
Michael Parks ...
Ronny 'Del' Delaney
Al Waxman ...
Marco Luganni
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Christine De Vera
Salim Grant ...
Tim Murphy
Ken Pogue ...
Chambers
Marcel Sabourin ...
Andre Lacombe
Bruno Gerussi ...
Nino
Frank Ferrucci ...
Shahad
James Purcell ...
Sal
Candus Churchill ...
Kate
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Lemke (as Alan Peterson)
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Scolari
Alex Bruhanski ...
Scarlini
Stephen Dimopoulos ...
Galione
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Storyline

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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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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25 October 1991 (USA)  »

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Hitman  »

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$4,654,288 (USA)
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Trivia

Originally envisioned as a vehicle for Charles Bronson by its writers, but offered to Chuck Norris by Cannon -- who had a relationship with the star. See more »

Goofs

When the woman gets shot in her car through the driver's window, the window breaks before the bad guy pulls the trigger. See more »

Quotes

Hassan: You! Fuck! Motherfuck!
Chris Garret: [Hassan reaches for a pistol in the waistband of his pants, Garret blows him away with his shotgun. Hassan flys through the air and crashes through a window] Drop dead.
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Connections

Featured in Sidekicks (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

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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chuck vs the mafia
4 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Chuck Norris has made some good films (invasion USA)and some bad films (force of one)most of his films are good on action and The Hit-man is no exception.chuck plays cliff garret a cop who goes undercover as a hit-man for the mafia and takes on the Persian mob.whilst undercover cliff becomes friends with a young black kid who is getting bullied by a gang of kids so cliff takes him under his wing and teaches him self defence.what The Hit-man lacks in story it makes up in action. the only sidekick chuck has in this film is his unique sawn off shotgun and an incredible martial arts skill.Hit-man is quite a rare film so when i saw it was on telly i quickly recorded it on video and i am glad i did. chuck does an okay performance probably the best we can get from him and the actor and actress in the film are okay to. to end the review i will just say the Hit-man is not the best film ever but it is certainly fun to watch 7 out of 10.


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