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The Hit List (2011)

A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.

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Victor Rosen's Secretary (as Kasia Wolejnio)
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In Spokane, an elite government killer goes rogue on the day that engineer Allen Campbell loses a promotion and finds his best man with his wife. Allen goes drinking that night and chats up a stranger who turns out to be Jonas, the hit man. Jonas asks Allen to give him a list of five people he'd like to see dead, so a drunk Allen lists his boss, the guy who got the promotion, a nasty bookie, the best man, and his wife. By the next morning, the boss is dead, and Allen realizes Jonas is for real. Can he stop Jonas? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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3 April 2011 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Wilhelm Scream: When Jonas hits one of the cops with a shotgun blast in the police station. See more »

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When the bartender tells Allan "That's the biggest glass I've got, sorry", he is most likely referring to the glass as the largest glass in which he is legally allowed to serve a straight-up alcoholic beverage. The other glass contains only water. See more »

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Detective Neil McKay: Now what the fuck is going on here, Campbell? You got ties to two of these vics and possibly a third. I got one dead cop and you at the scene waving a gun.
Allan Campbell: Look, I tried to tell you...
Detective Neil McKay: No, you told me a joke. Two guys walk into a bar. Fucking hilarious.
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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47 Ways To Die
Written by Steve Blaze
Performed by Lillian Axe
From the album "Deep Red Shadows"
Lillian Axe appears courtesy of Love & War Records
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Surprisingly good...

I don't think it's a spoiler to say this film has a great deal to do with Collateral. Unfortunately, I think that perhaps the distributors also felt the same way, to the point of rejecting the film for fear of some kind of backlash. Although superficially it does share much with Collateral, it goes its own way, and has its own conclusion. And it's a good one. It may not be the most high- budget movie, and it may not be the best edited movie, but it does deliver better than most efforts seen lately, even in the big-budget category. Cuba may have a new career here as an Ice-T reminiscent bad-ass. Worth a matinée ticket.

For what it is, 8/10.


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