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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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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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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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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Performed by Duke Ellington
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
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Unexpected 1:00AM thriller
12 November 1999 | by (Troy, NY) – See all my reviews

So I came back after a fulfilling Thursday night, only to sit down for one of the best movies I've seen (regardless of the budget) in quite some time. Locklear fits the role to a tee...and this is coming from a guy whose mother tortured him by watching General Hospital after baseball practice EVERY SINGLE time! Rae demonstrates a keen role that made me shiver and relate at the same time. Even the cinematography was exceptional. A little over the edge at times with the one-liners, this mind-game of a flick still let's you laugh at the dark-humored, though deeply plotted, script. If you're going to watch this, watch it for the dialogue as much as you watch it for the action...and Heather, that's a really neat tatoo... <3


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