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The Hitman (1991)

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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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Garret / Grogan
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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)
Paris Mileos ...
Scolari
Alex Bruhanski ...
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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Action | Crime | Thriller

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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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Michael Parks Fantastic in Yet Another Nothing Movie Few Saw
2 March 2006 | by (Bothell, Washington, Land of Rain) – See all my reviews

This is a damn good Chuck Norris movie. Of course that doesn't make it a movie you could recommend to just anyone as "good," but if you look at it as part of its own sub-genre--say the Chuck Norris/Jean Claude Van Damme/Stephen Segal sub-genre--then it is pretty damn good in comparison. And I had never heard of it before today! The story leaves much to be desired, but this is the kind of low-budget action movie they just don't make any more: slick and goofy, crass and sentimental, moral and ultraviolent, "funny bad" and just plain funny--all at the same time. But the standout feature is definitely the great Michael Parks. Just as he did in the similarly obscure Charles Bronson flick "Death Wish V: The Face of Death," and in his "From Dusk Until Dawn" cameo, Parks takes charge of every scene he's in and simply walks away with the movie. Why hasn't this brilliant actor been given leading roles? He has been so fascinating to watch in everything I've seen him, especially in his later years.


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