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Double Tap (1997)

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A drug-lord targets an undercover FBI agent and the hit man she falls in love with while tracking.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cypher
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Agent Katherine Hanson
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Agent Hamilton
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Agent Burke
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Agent Rodriguez
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Fischer
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Johnny Escobar
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Nunns
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Leer
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Fung Suk
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Ulysses
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Translator (as Charles Chun)
Gene LeBell ...
Wallace
Kimber Sissons ...
Stripper
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Storyline

A master assassin who specializes in shooting his victims twice in the head, a "double tap", may not be everything he initially seems to be. An undercover officer ends up teaming up with him after she is not killed in one of his hits on a drug lord and after she determines he is an ex-officer out to kill only those who stand outside the law and are deserving of being murdered. Her investigations lead to dirty officers and uncertainty about whom she can trust. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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hitman | independent film

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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5 September 1997 (USA)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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The Sinner
Performed by The Flamingos
Courtesy of Rhino Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A script so bad nothing could make a watchable movie from it
4 August 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is an unbelievably stupid movie. How does an idiotic farrago of a script like this ever get made into a film? Nothing any of the characters says or does is for a moment credible... and yet the piece is apparently aiming to be a "gritty, realistic crime drama". The director sort of has a stab at some meaningful creative input, and I'd guess would probably be quite likely to produce something watchable with a real script... but nothing could save this nonsense. More believable characterisations and narrative would have been produced if the actors had been restricted to mouthing "Gaga. Googoo." for the entire length of the film. I'm really sick of being expected to accept this sort of rubbish as if it were a credible effort at film-making. Not recommended to anyone... if you have low enough standards to watch this, then you should be quite happy watching any flickering image without bothering to pay admission or rental. Well ok, the score is interesting, and Heather Locklear shows signs of a performance better than might have been expected from her record... but really *nothing* could defeat such an abysmal script.


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