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The Killing Jar (2010)

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A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.

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Noreen
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Hank
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Lonnie
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Patron #1
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Starr
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Smith
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Radio Announcer (voice) (as Mark H. Young)
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Doe
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A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, and for language

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Asesinos al Amanecer  »

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$400,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

At the very beginning of the movie, while Noreen is lounging behind the counter, there are two pies on the kitchen serving window. A short while later, Jimmy places the second pie in the window. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Noreen: Whew, sure is hot out tonight.
Hank: Hot.
Lonnie: Hotter than nine naked women in a Volkswagen.
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"No butterflies were harmed during the making of this film." See more »

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References America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988) See more »

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The One I Need
Written by James Saez, Lew Temple and Laura Saez
Performed by Amber Benson, Laura Saez
Published by Rosalyrics Publishing
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A thriller only playing in one location
21 August 2010 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

The movie plays in a little coffee-bar only, different people come together. It's an interesting play of tension and violence. The movie is professional done while it's still a rather cheap production (probably the salary for Michael Madsen and the other actors was by far the most expensive thing). Good actors in this movie, good acting by them. It's by far not a brilliant movie, I wouldn't even say it's very good. It's a good movie, an OK movie, that is quite entertaining and let's the time go by fast. You will want to see it through to the end after the first 20 or so minutes at least that's how it was for me. A must for Michael Madsen Fans, and still a possibility for everyone else.


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