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The Tournament (2009)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  25 July 2010 (UK)
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Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash ... See full summary »

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Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself carries the legendary million dollar a bullet price tag. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Every Seven Years The World's Greatest Assassins Gather ... Only One Will Survive See more »

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Action | Thriller

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

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25 July 2010 (UK)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Nick Rowntree, one of the 3 writers of this film, has a cameo as 'Eddy Cusak,' the assassin in the Parking Garage. See more »

Goofs

When Lai Lai opens the suitcase and holds up the 9PM there is a close up of her hand. Then the next shot is of her turning off the shower, with a noticeably very different hand. See more »

Quotes

Father MacAvoy: God, I need a drink.
Lai Lai Zhen: You drink too much, and your eyes give you away. You damage your liver.
Father MacAvoy: That's just perfect. That's just exactly what I need. Health advice from a hit man.
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Connections

References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Lai Lai Fights
Composed by James Edward Barker
Performed by James Edward Barker
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Shockingly bad...
25 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I won't write a long review, the film doesn't deserve it!

The plot was very thin; the acting was poor. I hated the gimmicky use of Sébastien Foucan (the parkour guy).

Everything was predictable about this film and despite being filmed and set in the UK, too many of the scenes felt very American, almost as if they were catering for an American audience (especially the scene in the strip club).

Don't bother wasting your time with this film.

If you're looking for a film of this kind, there is only one place to look...Battle Royale.


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