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Killing Time (1998)

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After the mobster who murdered his partner is acquitted, semicorrupt detective Robert Bryant hires a beautiful female assassin, Maria, to kill him. When he discovers that he cannot afford ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Det. Robert Bryant
Nigel Leach ...
Jacob Reilly
Kendra Torgan ...
Maria
Peter Harding ...
Madison
Neil Armstrong ...
John
Ian McLaughlin ...
George
Stephen Thirkeld ...
Charlie (as Stephen D. Thirkeld)
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Smithy
Phil Dixon ...
Frank
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Astrop ...
Tony's Hood #2
Keith Baxter ...
Reilly Bodyguard #3
Steven Byron ...
Reilly Guard #2
David Cosgrove ...
Jonah
Bill Gerard ...
Reilly Bodyguard #2
Gordon Griffin ...
Mr. Blake
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After the mobster who murdered his partner is acquitted, semicorrupt detective Robert Bryant hires a beautiful female assassin, Maria, to kill him. When he discovers that he cannot afford Maria's services, Bryant is forced to hire another assassin, Madison, to kill her. Maria survives the doublecross and sets out to collect what's owed to her, one way or another. Written by Ronos

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Atiradora de Elite  »

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Good indie action film
28 March 1999 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

Killing Time is an excellent action movie with clever writing and some gut-bursting black humor between the silenced reports of the female assassin's Glock pistol. I gave it a 9 out of 10 - the cinematography works and the acting is good - it would have gotten the full score if it possessed less gratuitous vulgarity (like The Pigeon Egg strategy, Killing Time greatly improves as a film as it rolls on - don't let the beginning frighten you off).


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