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Point of No Return (1993)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  19 March 1993 (USA)
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Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Bob
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Kaufman
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Angela
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Fahd Bahktiar
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Victor the Cleaner
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Beth
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Drugstore Owner
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Cop
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Burt
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Johnny D
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Johnny's Mom
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Storyline

Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as phantom killer and subdued into obedience. She gets a new cover identity as saleswoman Claudia Anne Doran. She also gets a wonderful house-mate, building super J.P., a broad-minded, gentle photographer. The two fall in love, and that complicates hit jobs. His good influence extends to breeding in her a conscience that places love over business, unlike Bob's agency. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The Government gave her a choice. Death. Or life as an assassin. Now, there's no turning back.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

19 March 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Girl No. 5  »

Box Office

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£2,543,243 (UK) (13 August 1993)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Harvey Keitel's character in this film is a 'cleaner'. Keitel also played The Wolf in 'Pulp Fiction', who helps 'clean up' a dead body. See more »

Goofs

Claudia/Maggie's tattoo on her neck disappears and reappears throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Maggie: Oh, I think she's saying, "Stick it in me twice a day, and I'll do anything for you. I'll lick the ground you walk on."
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Touch of Satan (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

CUANDO CALENTA EL SOL
Written by Carlos Rigual, Mario Rigual and Carlos A. Martinoli (as Carlos Alberto Martinoli)
Performed by Vikki Carr
Courtesy of EMI Records Group / EMI Records
by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Guilty Pleasure
27 August 2009 | by (Santa Monica, California) – See all my reviews

This film isn't perfect-I'm the first to admit this. There are so many things that don't make sense. However, I candidly admit that I love this film. Why? Well, it's slickly produced, well shot, juicy, colorful and I can't help but love Bridget Fonda's performance. She just played this part perfectly. Ann Bancroft played her part well too. In fact, all the actors did a good job here. I can't imagine anyone else in those parts. Yes, some of it is unbelievable and hard to swallow but if you just want something entertaining to watch this is good. If you want everything here to make sense or want explanations for every single detail then you will probably be disappointed. So, just watch it and enjoy it for what it is. I can think of MUCH much worse.


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