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Contract Killers (2008)

A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life.



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Credited cast:
Christian Willis ...
Winston Scott
Chuck Dittmer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Corey Beauregard ...
FBI Extra
David Bermejo ...
Lindsay (as Julia Denton Francis)
Jamie Marie Roebuck Joseph ...
Restaurant patron


A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life. But when "the system" tracks her down and frames her for the death of her husband, she embarks on a path of revenge that leads her back into the life she tried to hard to abandon. Written by Anonymous

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Trust is such a fragile thing.


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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »



Release Date:

29 September 2011 (South Korea)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Not Bourne again.
10 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I ordinarily comment about movies I like. This is an exception. Frida looks the part of of a hardened, stealthy assassin. Nevertheless, a weak script, disjointed segments and sloppy direction supplant her latent talent and place it under a thinly veiled insult to her ability.

By no means a Robert Ludlum thriller, the film is merely an inept reprise of the Bourne trilogy. Tougher, smarter and much more gutsy, Jason rarely used a firearm to execute his agenda, but that is Frida's only counter to the loosely conceived threats she faces. Her unwitting English accomplice bears little resemblance to Jason's love interests.

Always the bad guys, the C.I.A. hierarchy and subordinates lack the sophistication we have come to know in the film media. Easily duped, they are outwitted at every turn, and their "assets" are more like liabilities. Humanizing them weakens their ability to pose a serious threat to Frida as she unravels a truly ludicrous scheme that would effectively undermine the economy of the world.

The fights, the car chases, the helicopter intervention (why didn't the asset just shoot it down?) and the predictable climax made a dismal excuse for an action thriller. I hope Frida's paycheck compensates her for the what is truly a stab at her credibility as an actor.

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