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Man with a Gun (1995)

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Storyline

Take a walk on the dark side with hired gun John Hardin. When Hardin's boss, powerful mobster Jack Rushton puts a contract out on his scheming and sexy wife Rena, Hardin confronts an assassin's worst fear-having to kill his own lover. Rena is counting on having Hardin kill her twin sister instead, but she didn't count on Hardin having a conscience. And when he refuses to murder an innocent woman, he finds himself trapped between lust and loyalty in a deadly game of blackmail, betrayal and brutality. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Between Blackmail and Betrayal is a Chance for Murder.

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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7 December 1995 (USA)  »

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At the end of the movie, after being shot in the center of the forehead and dying, after several minutes of laying on the ground, Jennifer Tilly can clearly be seen breathing. See more »

Quotes

[During sex]
John Wilbur Hardin: Your husband hired me to kill you.
Rena Rushton, Kathy Payne: And this is how you're going to do it?
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Referenced in Dog Watch (1997) See more »

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definitely worth watching
28 March 2001 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

I read the comments before seeing this flick, but I disagree. This film is effective in its combination of a reasonable plot, worthy acting, a good cast, and violent as well as soft segments. The two roles played by Jennifer Tilly were believable. Michael Madsen did a great job as the thoughtful tough guy. Also, the theme of loyalty or lack thereof gave the film more meaning.


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