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Silent Trigger (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  12 October 1996 (Japan)
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Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.

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The Shooter
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O'Hara
Emma Stevens ...
Target Woman
Alexandria Haber ...
Peasant Girl
Reynald Robinson ...
Refugee
Dale Hayes ...
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Jonathan Larocque ...
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Action superstar Dolph Lundgren (Universal Soldier) delivers big-screen entertainment in the adventure thriller that's loaded with special effects and hard-hitting action...SILENT TRIGGER! Lundgren plays a top political assassin who's teamed with a sexy female counterpart (gorgeous Gina Bellman) to gun down a target. But when emotions begin to cloud his thoughts, it sets off an explosive series of events leading to the ultimate climax of kill or be killed! From the director of Highlander and The Shadow, SILENT TRIGGER is action -packed entertainment that'll blow you away! Written by Hollywood Pictures Home Video

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Rated R for strong violent content and language, and for some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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12 October 1996 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

The Algonquin Goodbye  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The original screenplay was written "on spec" in 1987 and went through various hands and studios who attempted to produce it. In 1991, Rutger Hauer was attached to direct and star in it for producer Michael Jaffe of Spectacor Entertainment. See more »

Goofs

When Waxman goes to investigate the water running in to the room after O'Hara breaks the toilet from the wall, the corridor and entrance to the sniper spot room is several centimetres under water. When Waxman comes back in to the sniper spot room, the corridor and entrance to the room are completely devoid of water and dry. See more »

Quotes

Waxman: There's an old saying: just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you.
Clegg: Yeah. That's not a saying, it's a joke. An OLD joke.
Waxman: Really? I never laughed.
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References The Killer (1989) See more »

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Crown of Life
Written by Quinn
Performed by Quinn
Published by Mysterion (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Shiro Records
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Track down the widescreen version
1 July 2011 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Paranoid assassin Waxman (Dolph Lundgren) is hired to perform a high value hit from the top of an under construction high rise. Trouble starts right away when he finds out his spotter, Clegg (Gina Bellman), worked with him a few years previous on a job that went incredibly wrong. So he thinks he is being set up. Also, there are two nosy watchmen (Conrad Dunn and Christopher Heyerdahl) to deal with. Revisited this Dolph action vehicle in proper widescreen and still enjoyed it quite a bit. Widescreen seems essential due to director Russell Mulcahy's great sense of style. The main building is a great location with tons of atmosphere thanks to the rain drenched night. All of the acting is good with Bellman sporting a really unique accent. It looks they were totally trying to do the Anne Parillaud hit woman thing with her. Heyerdahl plays a completely over-the-top druggie scumbag, but it works and we even get a bizarre bit where he sees spider hallucinations. He recently snagged a gig in the TWILIGHT movies. The action is all well staged and quite bloody for the time. There is also a unique Deep Forest-esque score. Mulcahy did a couple of more features (TALE OF THE MUMMY, RESURRECTION) before going into TV nearly full-time with a few features here and there. His most recent work is on MTV's TEEN WOLF. *sad face*


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