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The Killing Machine (2010)

Icarus (original title)
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A Soviet-trained assassin is determined to escape his double life as a hitman and as a husband-father.

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Oleg
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Janet
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There were those who called him Icarus. Everyone else knew him as a divorced father working for an investment company. But they didn't know his other side-his dark side. Because Icarus was at his best when he was killing people. For years, he'd worked as a sleeper agent in America-but when the Soviet Empire collapsed, he found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to break from his dark past, he started over with a new identity. But you can only escape your past for so long. When a sudden mishap in Hong Kong blows Icarus' identity, past and present collide - and the assassin realizes he is now the target. The people that want him dead will stop at nothing to get to him. And that means going after what he cares about most-his wife and daughter. Fighting for his life, Icarus is forced to face the demons of his past to protect the loved ones in his present. He must fight to save the only thing he's ever done right in his life. He needs to uncover who is after him ... Written by Anonymous

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Released theatrically in Indonesia, Los Angeles, USA (one week engagement), the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman. See more »

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The Beretta 92FS Inox pistol used by Icarus suddenly changes to a Taurus PT92 and then back to a 92FS Inox during a shootout. See more »

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Edward Genn: That's the funny thing about fate... if you don't follow, it will drag you where it wants to go.
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I didn't care for it at all.
19 February 2015 | by (victoria b.c canada) – See all my reviews

I appreciate that Dolph is trying to make more thought-provoking films. I'm a huge Lundgren fan! I grew up with the guy. As much as he tries, a lot of his STD movies don't quite measure up to the effort. Dolph does these pretentious movies with a deep message, haunted by a shady past a bit too often. This one is hard to distinguish from the rest. Not much happens, making the pace extremely slow, and hard to endure at times. Another problems is how grim and melancholy it is. I had to do other things to cure the boredom I had at times during this movie. They add in emotional family drama that doesn't add anything. Those that yearn for some classic Lundgren action will be very disappointed as well. There are some OK fight scenes sprinkled in sporadically, but none of them wowed me. There are some unexciting shootouts, if you're into that. Lundgren looks bored on certain occasions. At times he seems really into it, others disenchanted. He sells the part by looking sullen and ashamed, but it didn't seem genuine to me. Rest of the cast are not really worth mentioning.

This is mediocre stuff! Plain and simple. I would pass unless you're a die-hard Lundgren fan that has to see every movie he does. I'm one of those people

4/10


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