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Killshot (2008)

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Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit.

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Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an extortion scheme go wrong. Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced intimidating hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit. Written by McCormack

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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13 November 2008 (Israel)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$10,741 (USA) (23 January 2009)

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$17,007 (USA) (30 January 2009)
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Bruce Willis was originally set to star as Wayne Colson after he acquired the rights for the film in 1989. See more »

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When Wayne is working on the barge he is not wearing a Type II flotation vest as required by US Coast Guard while in motion and working. See more »

Quotes

Girl in Hotel Room: Are you through?
Armand 'The Blackbird' Degas: Not yet.
[shoots her]
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Suspicion
Words and Music by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of the RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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A bit gloomy but not bad
19 March 2009 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

The story around this movie reminds me of the movie 'What Just Happened' which is about movie production and how a brutal atypical movie gets a bad preview screening and has to be strongly edited and isn't widely distributed. This is much the same situation, the movie is not filled with much beauty in life, other than Diana Lane. Always bad weather, depraved characters with few redeeming features, elements of hopelessness and it was apparently edited because of this. That said it's not bad. Professional editing, lighting, direction. Fairly catching story line, good acting and famous actors. I'm pretty sure I've seen widely released movies that were much worse. In what seems like a long dry spell of bad movies this winter, this can definitely be watched. Aside from a few clever details this isn't much different from 'No country for Old Men'


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