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Robert Rath is a seasoned hitman who just wants out of the business with no back talk. But, as things go, it ain't so easy. A younger, peppier assassin named Bain is having a field day ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Robert Rath is a seasoned hitman who just wants out of the business with no back talk. But, as things go, it ain't so easy. A younger, peppier assassin named Bain is having a field day trying to kill said older assassin. Rath teams up with a computer hacker named Electra to defeat the obsessed Bain. Written by Joshua Davis <xtnb64a@prodigy.com>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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6 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Day of Reckoning  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$30,306,268 (USA)
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Mel Gibson was considered to play Robert Rath but turned it down to do Braveheart and later worked with Richard Donner again after maverick to do conspiracy theory 2 years later also written by Brian helgeland who would later directed him in payback four years later. He also worked with lead actors from assassins Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas on the expendables 3. See more »

Goofs

Electra parks the Mustang up close to a chain link fence and jumps out, slowing Rath's pursuit. This occurs in bright sunlight. Barely a minute later, Rath returns to the car with Electra's cat, the car and fence are in the shade of a building. See more »

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Electra: Listen, I'm in way over my head here mister. I just want out.
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A No-Brained-But-Fun Ride
10 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In order to really enjoy this movie, you have to put your brain in a freezer for 133 minutes and just refrain from trying analyze anything in here. There are more holes in this story than swiss cheese, as the cliché somewhat goes.

Having said that, however, I did enjoy the action scenes and the by-play between the two assassins - "Robert Rath" (Sylvester Stallone) and "Miguel Bain" (Antonio Banderas) - enough to make it a fun ride. I might even have rated it another star higher had a few things weren't confusing and left unanswered, or Banderas spoke clearer English. Still, it's not bad and for fans of "Sly" and action films, worth a look.


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