Parting Shots (1998) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or hurt him during his entire life. So Parting Shots becomes literally the shots fired by Harry when he knows he is parting this earth. After all, he will be dead anyway long before he can come to trial and get his just desserts from society. Harry even falls in love with Jill and hires an assassin to kill him in style. However there is just one small problem with Harry's master plan - the cancer diagnosis is totally inaccurate and now he's got a hitman on his trail and several policemen want to talk to him over some murders...

    - Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>
  • Harry Sterndale is a photographer, who has been given bad news from his doctor that he is dying of cancer and he has only 3 months left to live. Before he dies, Harry looks back on his life and remembers all the people who have made his life a misery, and he decides to kill those who have hurt and crossed him. Armed with a pistol, Harry sets out to give those people a dose of their own medicine, and he'll be dead by the time he stands trial and gets locked up in jail. When Harry meets and falls in love with a woman named Jill who works for Gerd Layton, the greedy businessman who ripped him off, things start going wrong, when Harry kills unpleasant foreign chef Renzo Locatelli and the police begin investigating the murders and A aging hit-man named Jamie Campbell-Stewart is on his trail.

    - Written by Daniel Williamson
  • After learning he is dying from cancer an failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.

    - Written by Daniel Williamson


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