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Release Date:
8 October 2009 (Kuwait) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Every Seven Years The World's Greatest Assassins Gather ... Only One Will Survive See more »
Plot:
Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Robert Carlyle ... Father MacAvoy

Kelly Hu ... Lai Lai Zhen

Ian Somerhalder ... Miles Slade

Liam Cunningham ... Powers

Ving Rhames ... Joshua Harlow

Sebastien Foucan ... Anton Bogart

Craig Conway ... Steve Tomko

John Lynch ... Gene Walker
Nick Rowntree ... Eddy Cusack

Rachel Grant ... Lina Sofia

Bashar Rahal ... Asa Sadi

Andy Nyman ... Tech Eddie

Iddo Goldberg ... Tech Rob

Scott Adkins ... Yuri Petrov
Camilla Power ... Powers Assistant
Tamika Cameran ... Joshua's Wife

Bill Fellows ... Pub Landlord

J.J. Perry ... Montoya
Marie Hynes ... Gorel Modery
Tony Mooney ... Ivan Stoyanova

Mark Stobbart ... John
Kaloian Vodenicharov ... Santino Tindillini (as Kaloyan Vodenicharov)
Jonathan Frank ... Iron Dick McClick
Petya Dimitrova ... Jemima 'Stripper' Jones
Atanas Srebrev ... Nick Frank (as Nasko Srebrev)
Gary Young ... Garage Attendant
John Warburton ... Bus Driver
Dustin Ingle ... Bill Gaytes
Victoria Higginson ... Cafe Waitress
Andrey Slabakov ... Smoking Assassin
Velimer Velev ... Bald Assassin
Zarko Karatanchev ... 'Longshot' Topuzov
Michael McCoy ... Jedburgh Johnson

Tom Wu ... Tatsumi
Harry Anichkin ... Syndicate Guy (as Haralampi Anichkin)

Julian Vergov ... Syndicate Guy
Yordan Gospodinov ... Syndicate Guy
Kitodar Todorov ... Syndicate Guy
Vicror Boychev ... Syndicate Guy
Erica Wild ... Syndicate Girl
Sophie Wilson ... Syndicate Girl
Hayley Broxup ... Syndicate Girl
Suzanna Anderson ... Syndicate Girl
Paul Lyas ... Syndicate Guy
Cliff Heaton ... Syndicate Guy
Kevin McMahon ... Syndicate Guy
Jo Leith ... Syndicate Girl
John Beagley ... Syndicate Guy
Des Traynor ... Syndicate Guy
Rick Broxup ... Syndicate Guy
Gaz Randle ... Syndicate Guy
Terry Coogan ... Syndicate Guy
Phil Quinn ... Syndicate Guy

Velizar Binev ... Dead Assassin (as Zarko Binev)
Winston Carrington ... Dead Assassin
Sel-Vin Kuik ... Dead Assassin (as Selvin Vin-Kuik)
Nathan Doyle ... Dead Assassin
Andrew Sutch ... Dead Assassin
David Slater ... Dead Assassin
Nisar Smiler ... Dead Assassin
Steve Tomkow ... Dead Assassin
Alan Graves ... Dead Assassin
Neil Mountain ... Dead Assassin
Paul Bowels ... Dead Assassin
Robbie Hardy ... Dead Assassin
Thomas Newton ... Dead Assassin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Thomas Craig ... (uncredited)

Borislav Iliev ... Blonde Assassin (uncredited)
Oliver Jones ... (uncredited)
Siso Kamburov ... Victor (uncredited)
Chris Kenyon ... (uncredited)
Robert Laity ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Scott Mann 
 
Writing credits
Gary Young (written by) &
Jonathan Frank (written by) &
Nick Rowntree (written by)

Produced by
Steffen Aumueller .... executive producer
Vessela Bannzurkova .... production service provider
Vic Bateman .... associate producer (as Victor Bateman)
Keith Bell .... producer
Gavin Braxton .... associate producer
Claus Clausen .... executive producer
Gina Fegan .... producer
Alan Graves .... line producer: UK
David Higginson .... line producer
Angad Paul .... associate producer
Paul Sherwood .... associate producer
Glenn M. Stewart .... producer
 
Original Music by
Laura Karpman 
 
Cinematography by
Emil Topuzov (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Hall  (as Rob Hall)
 
Casting by
Jeremy Zimmermann  (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
 
Production Design by
Kes Bonnet  (as Svetlana Kess Bonnet)
 
Art Direction by
Julei Anderson 
Philip Lewis 
 
Costume Design by
Lyubomir Doichinov (executive costume designer)
Sandra Klincheva 
 
Makeup Department
Daniela Avramova .... key makeup artist
Katka Horska .... makeup artist
Mariana Love .... assistant makeup artist
Valentin Valov .... assistant makeup artist
Greta Velikova .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
Zahari Paunov .... production manager
Hans van Helden .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andrew Bainbridge .... first assistant director: UK
Vessela Bannzurkova .... first assistant director (as Vessela Banzourkova)
Alex Candlin .... first assistant director: UK
Kiril Dimitrov .... assistant director: set
Ivan Kotsev .... third assistant director (as Ivan Kotzev-Giovanni)
Mark McQueen .... second unit director
Annie Oreshkova .... second third assistant director
J.J. Perry .... second unit director
Shero Rauf .... third third assistant director
Juliana Robova .... second assistant director
Duncan Stewart .... assistant director: B unit
Shero Rauf .... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Mirel Ahmed .... set dresser
Martin Alexandrov .... construction worker
Liudmil Alexov .... set dresser (as Lyudmil Alexov)
Julei Anderson .... art department
Suzanna Anderson .... art department assistant: UK
Krasimir Angelov .... set dresser
Simeon Bonev .... set dresser (as Simeon Boev)
Hayley Broxup .... art department assistant
Ollie Dempster .... art department dailies
Lachezar Dobrev .... set dresser
Nikolai Edrenov .... art department buyer
Valeri Filippov .... set dresser (as Valeri Filipov)
Ventsislav Fuskov .... art department buyer
Monislav Geljazkov .... set dresser (as Monislav Geliazkov)
Deyan Kirilov .... construction leadman
Ivelin Kolev .... set dresser
Metodi Krastev .... construction worker
Bogdan Lambrev .... stand-by dresser (as Bogdan Lambev)
Philip Lewis .... art department
Todor Marinov .... set dresser
Venelin Marinov .... set dresser
Neven Mastikov .... set dresser
Milan Mihailovich .... set dresser
Ivailo Mladenov .... stand-by dresser (as Ivaylo Mladenov)
Tihomir Mladenov .... construction worker
Atanas Nedelchev .... set dresser
Vladimir Oranov .... art department buyer
Georgi Petkov .... construction worker
Velemira Petkova .... property master
Velemira Petkova .... props
Anatoly Popov .... stand-by dresser
Georgi Velikov .... construction leadman (as Georgi Velkov)
Tzvetoslav Yanov .... set dresser
Martin Yavchev .... set dresser
Toni Yordanov .... stand-by dresser
Emanuil Zahariev .... stand-by dresser
 
Sound Department
Iain Anderson .... adr recordist
Stuart Bagshaw .... foley editor
Stuart Bagshaw .... foley recordist
Thom Berryman .... assistant re-recording mixer
Andrew Caller .... sound re-recording mixer
Dan Green .... adr editor
Mike Grimes .... sound effects editor
Mihail Ivanov .... cable person
Dan Johnson .... adr recordist
Dan Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Emma Pegram .... foley editor
Jeremy Price .... supervising sound editor
Aleksandar Simeonov .... production sound mixer
Andrew Stirk .... foley editor
Andrew Stirk .... foley recordist
Georgi Vladichki .... boom operator
Martin Vladichki .... cable person
Shaula Walker .... sound effects editor (as Shaula Lumley)
Michele Woods .... supervising dialogue editor
 
Special Effects by
Julei Anderson .... special effects
Perry Costello .... armourer
Jovko Dogandjiski .... special effects technician
Nikolay Fartunkov .... special effects technician
Derek Gomez .... assistant armourer
Philip Lewis .... special effects crew
Stefan Razlojki .... armourer
 
Visual Effects by
Charlotte Collings .... visual effects producer: PFL
Mark J. Flores Corpuz .... digital compositor
Rob Ellis .... lead compositor
Alex Filipov .... visual effects supervisor
Johan Gay .... texturing artist
Theodor Groeneboom .... digital compositor
John Harvey .... visual effects supervisor
Christoffer Hulusjö .... digital compositor
Borislav Konstantinov .... tracker/matchmover
Safiya Ravat .... digital compositor
Tom Russell .... senior colourist
Jeevan Singaram .... digital compositor
Richard Sällqvist .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Dejan Angelov .... stunts (as Dian Angelov)
Asen Asenov .... stunts (as Assen Assenov)
Kimberly Chiang .... stunt double: Kelly Hu
Dimitar Dimitrov .... stunts
Georgi Dimitrov .... stunt rigger
Ivailo Dimitrov .... stunts
Dimiter Doichinov .... stunts (as Dimitar Doytchinov)
Sebastien Foucan .... stunts (as Sebastian Foucan)
Genadiy Ganchev .... stunts (as Genadi Ganchev)
Steve Griffin .... stunts
Zahari Grozdanov .... stunts
Dian Hristov .... stunts
Viktor Hristov .... stunts
Radoslav Ignatov .... stunts
Borislav Iliev .... assistant stunt coordinator
Danko Jordanov .... stunts (as Danko Yordanov)
Milen Kaleichev .... stunts
George Karlukovski .... stunts (as Georgi Karlukovski)
Sid Karne .... stunt driver
Ivo Kehayov .... stunts
Yavor Kehayov .... stunts
Kalin Kerin .... stunts
Stilyan Mavrov .... stunts
Trayan Milenov-Troy .... stunts (as Trayan Milenov)
Efosa Otuomagie .... stunt double: Ving Rhames
Radoslav Parvanov .... stunts
Velizar Peev .... stunt double
J.J. Perry .... fight choreographer
Rumen Petrov .... stunts
Vladislav Petrov .... stunts
Elitsa Razheva .... stunts (as Elitza Ruzheva)
Pavel Shalamanov .... stunts
Stefan Shopov .... stunts
Krasimir Simeonov .... stunts
Stanimir Stamatov .... stunt rigger
Stanimir Stamatov .... stunts
Georgi Stanislavov .... stunt rigger
Vencislav Stojanov .... stunt rigger (as Ventsislav Stoyanov)
Teodor Tsolov .... stunts (as Teodor Tzolov)
Vladimir Tsvetanov .... stunts
Jon Valera .... fight choreographer: Hotel Room (as Johnathan Valera)
Kaloian Vodenicharov .... stunt coordinator (as Kaloyan Vodenicharov)
Yordan Zahariev .... stunts
Boyan Anev .... stunts (uncredited)
Radoslav Ignatov .... stunt double: Ian Somerhalder (uncredited)
Teodor Tsolov .... stunt double: Sebastien Foucan (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ivan Aleksandrov .... grip
Hristos Arvanitidis .... focus puller: second unit
Anna Benbow .... second assistant camera: UK
Julie Bills .... first assistant camera: UK
Dimitar Bonev .... focus puller: "a" camera
Mitko Bonev .... first assistant camera: BG
Pepi Bonev .... assistant camera: "c" camera
Miroslav Borisov .... grip
Josh Close .... grip
Dan De Castro .... camera operator: UK
Dan De Castro .... steadicam operator
Richard Evans .... clapper loader: UK
Hristo Genkov .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Hristo Idakiev .... electrician
Nikolai Kostov .... key grip
Tsvetan Kostov .... grip
Alexander Krumov .... director of photography: second unit
Grigor Kumitski .... loader
Neven Mihailova .... camera operator: "c" camera, main unit
Pavel Mitov .... gaffer
Vihar Nikolov .... grip
Ivo Peitchev .... director of photography: second unit
Darren Ravenscroft .... clapper loader dailies
Dave Rutherford .... Steadicam operator
Boris Slavkov .... assistant camera
Stamos Triantafyllos .... camera operator
Mihail Yanakiev .... second assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Sig De Miguel .... casting: US
Stephen Vincent .... casting: US (as Steve Vincent)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Petar Dimitrov .... costume assistant
Stoyan Domuzov .... costume assistant
Cindy Huxley .... costume assistant
Yana Kadiyska .... stand-by costumer (as Yana Kadiska)
Villy Russinova .... costume supervisor
Dora Somova .... stand-by costumer
Angelina Todorova .... extras costume assistant
Annie Yotova .... costumer
Hayley Broxup .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
Lyubomir Doichinov .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Ian Baker .... on-line editor
Simon Modery .... assistant editor
Todor G. Todorov .... telecine colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
George Acogny .... composer: additional music
George Acogny .... music supervisor
James Edward Barker .... additional composer
James Edward Barker .... composer: additional music
James Edward Barker .... music producer
James Edward Barker .... orchestrator
Ross DeRoche .... supervising music copyist
Christopher Guardino .... additional music arranger: percussion
Shannon Halwes .... music editor
Paul S. Henning .... musician: violin
Kevin Kliesch .... conductor
Kevin Kliesch .... orchestrator
Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum .... music production
James Loughrey .... music mixer
David Low .... orchestra contractor
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Bart Samolis .... musician
Mark van den Oever .... music clearance services
Hans van Helden .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Trayan Anachkov .... driver (as Trayan Anachkov - Tutu)
Ognian Atanasov .... driver
Bobby Bobev .... transport coordinator
Winston Carrington .... driver
Rosen Davidkov .... driver (as Rossen Davidkov)
Yordan Despodov .... driver (as Yordan Despotov)
Emil Dimitrov .... driver
Iliya Iliev .... driver
Krassimir Kamenov .... mechanic
Zharo Kertov .... driver
Marian Kostov .... driver
Yordan Kotzev .... driver
Svetlyo Lazarov .... driver
Angel Manov .... action vehicle coordinator
Rumen Marinov .... driver
Joe McGregor .... driver: Leyland Buses
Zhoro Nikolov .... driver
Pavel .... mechanic
Ian Peacock .... driver: Leyland Buses
Tsvetomil Peshev .... driver (as Svetlyo Peshev)
Lyubo Tzvetkov .... driver (as Lyuben Tzvetkov)
Biser Velinov .... driver
Boris Yanchov .... mechanic
Hristo Yanchov .... mechanic
Ivan Yotov .... driver
Many Zaburtov .... driver
Simeon Zaburtov .... driver (as Simeon Zaburtov - Moni)
 
Other crew
Hristo Angelov .... location manager: Rousse
Sean Beasley .... runner
Dom Beebe .... runner
Simon Carman .... runner
Stefan Chanev .... production accountant
Irina Cherkelova .... assistant production coordinator
Oly Dempster .... runner
Kiril Dimitrov .... production assistant
Katya Dimitrova .... production coordinator
Petya Dimitrova .... assistant accountant
Atanas Djidrov .... set production assistant
Gilan Edgar .... runner
Vicky Evans .... assistant to line producer: UK
Michael Fong .... assistant: Kelly Hu
Michael Fong .... personal assistant
Chris Ford .... assistant: Ving Rhames
Tina Frank .... runner
Erin Graham .... accounts staff: UK
Neal Hirst .... location manager: UK
Tim Hunter .... runner
Dimitar Ilkov .... photo double: Petrov
Dr. Johnev .... unit medic
Alex Kenanova .... cashier
Ivan Kolev .... crowd marshall
Ivan Kotsev .... location manager
Desislava Krasteva .... assistant accountant (as Dessy Krasteva)
Iliya Lutskanov .... set production assistant (as Iliya Lyutzkanov)
Rosen Marinkov .... production assistant
Atanas Marinov .... production finance consultanr: UK
Steven Monkey Mason .... production assistant
Gael McLaughlin .... production finance consultant
Christos Michaels .... production lawyer
Kiril Mihailov .... set production assistant
Vesselin Minkov .... set production assistant
Jake Morris .... runner
Natalia Moussa .... assistant crowd marshall
Dom O'Neill .... runner (as Dom O'Neil)
Rebecca Revill .... location manager: UK
Christian Sarbinov .... set production assistant
Toma Shivachev .... set manager
Ronak Singh .... production assistant
Dr. Stoichkov .... unit medic
Shelly Stoyanova .... script supervisor
Mark Timmons .... cast security
Ivailo Vanev .... set production assistant
 
Thanks
James Edward Barker .... very special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some nudity
Runtime:
95 min
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Trivia:
Ian Somerhalder and Kelly Hu both play assassins in this movie. They both play vampires in "The Vampire Diaries" (2009).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the scene of all the random assassin's dying to the music is taking place, one scene shows the clock at 6:38 and change remaining, but 2 scene flicks later it shows the clock behind the Host, and it's at 7:01 remaining.See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Father MacAvoy:Let us pray.
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Soundtrack:
Lai Lai FightsSee more »

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23 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
Shockingly bad..., 25 October 2009
Author: barnabypartridge from United Kingdom

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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