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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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Sam
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Gal
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Esme Folley ...
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Zoe Thomas ...
Hotel Waitress
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The Priest
Jamelle Ola ...
Hotel Receptionist 2
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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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2 September 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Halállista  »

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Budget:

£500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$26,297 (USA) (2 March 2012)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 one of the scenes where the Jay, Shel, Gal and Fiona are drinking, there is a close up of a wine bottle and some glasses. The bottle says it is a pinot grigio, but the wine in the glasses is red and they are only ever shown drinking red wine. See more »

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Gal: Come on, mate. Let's get you to bed. Don't pay any attention to them, they are just over-excited.
Sam: Why?
Gal: Because they have been drinking, all right? Don't you ever drink, do you hear me? Promise?
Sam: Not even water?
Gal: Especially not that shit. Do you know the government puts stuff in it that shrinks your balls?
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Referenced in Hardcore Henry (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

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 done, very unsettling and uncomfortable.
30 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

I happen to enjoy movies that don't give you everything through every shot and make sure that every viewer sees all the cues. Kill List is one of those movies. I also happen to enjoy movies that make me feel uncomfortable and invaded. Kill List is also one of those movies.

You can read the other reviews and such to get the plot line and all of that. This is not a movie where you get all the details of what the hell is going on. It's very intimate, close shots, overlapping audio, use of sound to create a very uncomfortable atmosphere. The movie is about human psychology and plays on psychology to get you to feel a certain way. There are no jumps and scare tactics. But this film is brutal and unforgiving.

I loved it.


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