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The Point Men (2001)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  11 June 2003 (France)
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Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.

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Tony Eckhardt
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Maddy Hope
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Amar Kamil
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Horst
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Peter Hauser
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Benni Baum
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Francie Koln
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George Masoud
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Rainer Luckman
William Armstrong ...
Harry Weber
Martin Siegel ...
Gen. Ben-Zion
Marco Maes ...
Nabil
Patrick Hastert ...
Thomas Skorzeny
Lisa van Laarhoven ...
Blond
Guido Molinaro ...
Bavarian
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Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.

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It takes one to kill one.

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

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Point Men  »

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$6,100,000 (estimated)
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By Gast Waltzing (as Waltzing) and Litterscheld
Performed by The Suckers
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The return of John Glen
18 November 2001 | by (Belgrade, Serbia) – See all my reviews

Rare are the authors that are able to create a vivid movie about the clashes of Israeli hitmen and Arab terrorists. 007 - veteran John Glen joined the legion of these greats with his latest feature THE POINT MEN. "Ripley Highsmith"`s script (based on Steve Hartov`s novel THE HEAT OF RAMADAN) served as an exceptional reason for the reunion of the reliable B - cast that doesn`t even warm the bench in the mainstream cinema these days. Action fans eventually got an opportunity to enjoy a pretty smart conception of heartwarming cliches from the , allegedly dead, MOSSAD - genre that was revived by an intelligent script, above average budget and Glen`s crafty direction of gunfights and car chases where bullets really hit the flesh and real cars get smashed up. No comment belongs out of this statement. There`s just home cinema for all those action buffs who craved for a good flip of an expensive Mercedes ever since McTiernan`s DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE.


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