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The Tournament (2009)

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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Anton Bogart
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Yuri Petrov
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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

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Death by elimination 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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Bérgyilkosok viadala  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Although the character played by Camilla Power is called Miss Hunter in the movie, she appears in the credits merely as 'Powers' Assistant.' See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the tournament, Bogart's odds are listed at 9-1 and, after he cuts out his tracking device, Powers tells his assistant to shorten his odds even further. However, during the "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" montage, they are shown as 20-1, before being down to a more logical 4-1 during the climactic chase on the freeway. 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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Composed by Martin Collingwood
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Running and hiding
20 November 2015 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

The priest MacAvoy (Robert Carlyle) is mistaken for a killer, because he cannot get rid of an electronic signal transmitter. Various other killers chase him, while only Lai Lai Zhen (Kelly Hu) helps him. The story goes back a long way to the 1965 classic "The Tenth Victim" by Elio Petri, a killers' tournament for the pleasure of a TV audience. The big difference to various other movies shot in recent years about the same subject is that the hero of the movie is not the toughest killer of them all who will probably win the tournament. Instead we have a guy who is terribly scared, running and hiding. Whereas we usually get a hero who is well prepared for the battle, we have someone here who has no idea how to escape. Thus 'The Tournament' becomes an action movie with a difference. A weak point, however, is the description of the tournament organizers. There is a bunch of guys sitting around a table full of money, but they remain cartoon images of bad rich people without any depth. The action sequences, on the other hand, are fast and well done which probably caused a lot of comparisons to 'Crank' and such like.


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