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.
A reporter stumbles upon the journal of a murderer replete with plans to butcher specific people, and investigates on his own, finding that every trail leads to a 9-year-old orphan living in a group home.
Cuba Gooding Jr.,
After he awakens in a hospital, a man tracks down and murders the man that left him and a bank teller for dead during a robbery, only to end up having the slain thief's associates come after him in retaliation.
Cuba Gooding Jr.,
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
Cole Hauser has talent for working with acting legends more than once, to name a few are the following; "School Ties, 1992" & "Good Will Hunting, 1997" with good friend Matt Damon. "Tigerland, 2000" & "Harts war, 2002" with Colin Farrell. "Harts war, 2002", "Tears of the Sun, 2003" & "A Good Day to Die Hard, 2013" with Bruce willis. "Dirty, 2005" & "The Hit List, 2011" with Cuba gooding Jnr "Dirty, 2005" & "Pitch Black, 2000" with Keith David. See more »
When Jonas and Allan are talking in the bar next to window, Jonas tells Allan to write five names and the glass jumps around between shots. See more »
Aside from death, there is no sure thing, my friend. I can promise you that shit.
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Cuba still a little off the mark, but much better then "Sacrifice". Pretty entertaining thriller thats not too bad. I say B
Be careful what you wish for. After having the worst day of his life Allan (Hauser) meets Jonas (Gooding Jr) at a bar. After talking to him Jonas says he can help Allan with his problems. Thinking it's a joke Allan gives him the name of five people he wants dead. When they begin to wind up dead Allan is the only one who can stop it. After watching "Sacrifice" I was not expecting much from this movie. This one, however, was very good. Even with Cuba's movie choices lately being one step above Val Kilmer's, his acting is far better. He does a good job playing a heartless killer on the verge of death himself. Cole Hauser also does a really good job playing an everyman trying to correct his mistakes. While there are many similarities to "Collateral" (and a hint of "The Shootist"), this movie is not as good, but it's not a huge decline from that movie. It is a pretty solid action, suspense movie that is well worth checking out. I give it a B.
Would I watch again? - I think I would *Also try - Collateral & S.W.A.T. : Firefight
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