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Double Tap (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  5 September 1997 (USA)
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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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Cypher
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Agent Katherine Hanson
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Nash
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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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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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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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Performed by The Flamingos
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An FBI agent meets up with a mysterious hitman during an undercover operation.
3 April 1999 | by (Jersey City, NJ) – See all my reviews

Double Tap was a film relegated to HBO's cheesy Friday night premieres and that's a shame because it deserved so much more. It stars Heather Locklear (!), no I did not stutter, as a FBI agent involved in a sting operation who gets caught in the middle of a hitman's grocery list, seemingly he's taking down all the drug dealers in town. Along for the ride is Kevin Gage and Mykelti Williamson from Heat and the great Peter Greene. What distinguishes this effort is its terse dialogue, vivid characterizations, and stylish camera moves (loved the score by Moby). Double Tap should be held as a model for what a B movie low on cash but high on content can do. And Premiere magazine liked Montana, ha! This is the real deal folks.


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