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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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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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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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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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 O'Hara was flying through the glass, after being shot by Klein, he wasn't cuffed to toilet seat. In the next shot he was cuffed again. See more »

Quotes

[Spotter has a loaded weapon aimed at Nutter's crotch]
Nutter: You don't have the balls.
Spotter: In a few seconds, that's going to be your problem.
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Mountain
Written by Doug De Forest and Al Berry
Performed by Civilization featuring Al Berry
Published by Sniff The Vicar Music (ASCAP) and Very Berry Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Shiro Records
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Very slick film
26 January 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was filmed in a half-built skyscraper and throughout the movie there is a thunderstorm. These 2 elements make an excellent backdrop for the movie. It looks very artistic. The movie is about an assassin (Dolph) who was the best in the business. Then on an assignment he finds that he can't take the shot. As time goes on he find more and more conflict between his sense of morals and his job. If you like Dolph, he looks really good in this film and his acting isn't bad. He does deliver one boring monologue that you should just skip, and the girl in the film (Gina Bellman) has an annoying voice. However, the action scenes are good and the film looks really slick. It is very well produced. It's my favourite Dolph movie.


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