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Credited cast:
Det. Robert Bryant
Nigel Leach ...
Jacob Reilly
Kendra Torgan ...
Peter Harding ...
Neil Armstrong ...
Ian McLaughlin ...
Stephen Thirkeld ...
Charlie (as Stephen D. Thirkeld)
Phil Dixon ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Astrop ...
Tony's Hood #2
Reilly Bodyguard #3
Steven Byron ...
Reilly Guard #2
David Cosgrove ...
Bill Gerard ...
Reilly Bodyguard #2
Gordon Griffin ...
Mr. Blake


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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Life is a bitch and her name is Maria.... See more »


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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

30 January 1998 (USA)  »

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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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