MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,409 this week

The Killing Machine (1994)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  11 January 1995 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 194 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 3 critic

Harlin Garret loses his memory and finds himself closed in a facility claimed to belong to the state security services. The manager of this place tells Garrett he used to be a killer for ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 140 titles
created 25 Sep 2011
 
a list of 698 titles
created 22 Apr 2012
 
a list of 63 titles
created 10 Aug 2012
 
a list of 2152 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 127 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Killing Machine (1994)

The Killing Machine (1994) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Killing Machine.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A Soviet-trained assassin is determined to escape his double life as a hitman and as a husband-father.

Director: Dolph Lundgren
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Stefanie von Pfetten, Samantha Ferris
No Exit (Video 1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Professor John Stoneman Teaches at the local university. John philosophy is to prevent violence and handle any situation without hurting anybody. But his way of life changes when a few ... See full summary »

Director: Damian Lee
Stars: Jeff Wincott, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Phillip Jarrett
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy
Stars: Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Terry Farrell, Mako
Night Trap (1993)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A New Orleans cop tries to track down and stop a vicious and demonic killer whom has sold his soul to the devil for invulnerability and immortality.

Director: David A. Prior
Stars: Robert Davi, Michael Ironside, Lesley-Anne Down
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Little girls become assassins to save their father from a lifetime of prison.

Director: Zman
Stars: Stan J. Adams, Steve Arons, Laura Ault
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Johnny is a very good fighter and thus sheriff Wilson wants him to fight in one of his illegal fights. So Wilson kidnaps Johnny and drills him to become a fighting machine.

Director: Russell Solberg
Stars: Corey Michael Eubanks, Michael Ironside, Rance Howard
Thunderground (1989)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A con-artist meets a tough fighter and sees him as her ticket to a better life. The two make an agreement and head off to New Orleans to arrange a match with "the man" - the mysterious king... See full summary »

Director: David Mitchell
Stars: Michael Copeman, Paul Coufos, Pete Dempster
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of ... See full summary »

Director: Mark DiSalle
Stars: Jeff Speakman, John Dye, Mako
Ring of Steel (1994)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of ... See full summary »

Director: David Frost
Stars: Joe Don Baker, Carol Alt, Robert Chapin
Probable Cause (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A series of cop murders plagues the city. The remaining officers on the force are increasingly worried as the deaths increase with no leads. As the department's finest, Detective Gary ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Ziller
Stars: Kate Vernon, James Downing, David Neale
Sweet Killing (1993)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A business man decides to kill his wife but the plan sets off a chain of weird events that cause his life to become a living hell.

Director: Eddy Matalon
Stars: Anthony Higgins, Leslie Hope, F. Murray Abraham
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of a TV repairman who builds a homemade robot that gets hired out as a contract killer. Glitches in the robot causes accidents which forces the repairman to take on riskier ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Vanzo
Stars: Ozman Sirgood, James Kayten, Burke Morgan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Terri Hawkes ...
Dr. Ann Kendall
David Campbell ...
Turner
...
Jane
...
Baker
Jeff Pustil ...
Conners
...
Steve Rogers
David Bolt ...
Tom Hansen
Mark Duffus ...
Doctor #1
...
Doctor #2
...
Sergeant Terry
...
Main Nurse
Rupert Harvey ...
Rasta Man
...
Security Guard
Edit

Storyline

Harlin Garret loses his memory and finds himself closed in a facility claimed to belong to the state security services. The manager of this place tells Garrett he used to be a killer for the mob but Garrett refuses to believe. Then he is forced to kill people that are a "Risk to the state security", but the whole story gets complicated when Garret falls in love with one of his victims... Written by Asaf Peeri <peeri@actcom.co.il>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's dead on target.


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Killing Man  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 750,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features City of Shadows (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Merry-Go-Round
Performed by Big Faith
Written by Chris Tait, Fergus Marsh, Ken Greer & Michael Sloski
Produced by Ken Greer & Big Faith
© Big Faith Records 1992
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Classic Hit-man Flick
12 July 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Director David Mitchell has created a gem in The Killing Machine.

Starring Jeff Wincott who has also been in other classic flicks, Last Man Standing 1996, Martial Outlaw 1993, Mission of Justice 1992 and Martial Law II: Undercover 1992.

Also starring Michael Ironside who has also been in other classic flicks, The Butcher 2009, Terminator Salvation 2009, Surveillance 2008, Starship Troopers 1997, Total Recall 1990, Nowhere to Hide 1987, Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II 1987, Forced to Kill 1994 and Scanners 1981.

Also starring Terri Hawkes who has also been in other classic flicks, Sabotage 1996 and Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II with Michael Ironside.

I enjoyed the fight scenes and the shootouts.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic hit-man flicks, The Fifth Commandment 2008, Icarus 2010, Leon: The Professional 1994, The Marker 2008, The Replacement Killers 1998, Crank 2006, The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996, Smokin' Aces 2006, Kill Bill: Vol.1 2003, Kill Bill: Vol 2 2004, Road to Perdition 2002, Pulp Fiction 1994, The Bourne Ultimatum 2007, Nikita 1990, The Boondock Saints 1999, Hit-man 2007, Killing Them Softly 2012, One in the Chamber 2012, Bullet to the Head 2012, Interview with a Hit-man 2012 and Wanted 2008.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Killing Machine (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?