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Kill List (2011)

Not Rated  |   |  Crime, Horror, Thriller  |  2 September 2011 (UK)
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Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

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Cast

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Jay
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Sam
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Gal
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Gemma Lise Thornton ...
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Hotel Waitress
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The Priest
Jamelle Ola ...
Hotel Receptionist 2
Mark Kempner ...
The Librarian
Damien Thomas ...
The Doctor
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Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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Release Date:

2 September 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Halállista  »

Box Office

Budget:

£500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,838 (USA) (3 February 2012)

Gross:

$26,297 (USA) (2 March 2012)
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The rainbow featured prominently in the film is a real one. There was a rainbow written into another scene, but it was changed when the crew saw one during the shooting of the scene. See more »

Goofs

In the hotel lobby, Jay uses a chip and pin payment for their room. It is obvious that the Visa card being used is put in the wrong way round. The chip is directly below the Visa logo in the top left hand corner of the card which can easily be seen whilst in the card reader. See more »

Quotes

Jay: Difficult for a man to know where he stands these
Gal: You should've had a crack at the Mick, mate. A tour of duty in Belfast would've done you the world of good.
Fiona: I never understood the whole Irish thing. Cos, I mean, it's all the same religion, so...
Gal: Not really, love.
Fiona: They're all Christian.
Shel: That's true.
Gal: It's debatable
Jay: What do I get? Fucking Iraq!
Shel: Iraq's over. What about now, eh?
Jay: Yeah? I've finished.
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References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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It Could Have Been Better
Written by Joan Armatrading and Pam Nestor
Published by Onward Music Ltd./Bucks Music Group Ltd.
Courtesy of Tuesday Productions Ltd./Onward Music Ltd.
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Well crafted, claustrophobic & genuinely scary.
6 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I felt compelled to write this review after reading the previous review on here. I fail to see how anyone with a true love for film, especially for the horror genre could possibly say this had a "ham fisted" approach. The largely improvised dialogue is such a pleasure to behold and lends the film an authentic stiflingly creepy mood. Much has been said about the director successfully cross pollinating two genres seamlessly and I concur that this is the effect the film has. Not only will fans of the horror genre find in this film a true cult classic, but it's bleak and improvised nature is very reminiscent of a Ken Loach-esque approach. The pace of the film escalates tirelessly throughout and towards the end of the film certain scenes are so claustrophobic I can honestly say this is the first "horror" film to have genuinely left me feeling unsettled & scared in many years. This film leaves the viewer, shocked and breathless by it's end, and I for one recommend it highly! Hopefully this will have redressed the balance for this film here after the stunning ignorance of the last simple minded review.


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