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Kill List -- KILL LIST is a mind-blowing genre concoction being called the "#1 Horror Film of the Year", a brilliant blend of family drama, hitman action-thriller and terrifying psychological horror film. When a scarred ex-soldier turned contract killer is pressured into taking a new job, his world begins to unravel until fear and paranoia sending him reeling towards a horrifying point of no return.
Kill List -- An out-of-work hitman with no job, money, health insurance and a wife constantly on his case takes on a new assignment.
Kill List -- An ex-soldier turned contract killer is pressured by his partner into taking a new assignment, one that threatens to unravel them both.

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Release Date:
2 September 2011 (Ireland) See more »
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Plot:
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. | Full synopsis »
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5 wins & 14 nominations See more »
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Well crafted, claustrophobic & genuinely scary. See more (208 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Neil Maskell ... Jay

MyAnna Buring ... Shel
Harry Simpson ... Sam

Michael Smiley ... Gal

Emma Fryer ... Fiona

Struan Rodger ... The Client
Esme Folley ... Hotel Receptionist

Ben Crompton ... Justin
Gemma Lise Thornton ... Kiera

Robin Hill ... Stuart
Zoe Thomas ... Hotel Waitress

Gareth Tunley ... The Priest
Jamelle Ola ... Hotel Receptionist 2
Mark Kempner ... The Librarian
Damien Thomas ... The Doctor
Lora Evans ... Thorn Blindfold Woman

Robert Hill ... High Priest (as Bob Hill)
Rebecca Holmes ... The Bride
James Nickerson ... MP
David Bowen ... Father of the Bride
Sara Dee ... News Reader

Alice Lowe ... Radio Reporter

Steve Oram ... Radio Reporter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Adcock ... Procession Member
Chaelyn Allcock ... Procession Member
Jennifer Andrews
James Bateson ... Procession Member
Ken Birch
Janice Bird
Alex Blake ... Procession Member
Edward Booth
John Chappell ... Procession Member
Joan Cooper
Lynn Copperfield
Frenchie Cowley ... Procession Member
Glynn Davies ... Procession Member
David Charles Denwood
Daphne Eland
Shane Fitzsimmons ... Procession Member
Katya Galiana-Philip ... Procession Member
Brian Gaugan ... Procession Member
Lorna Gladhill ... Procession Member
Karl Halliwell ... Procession Member
Sharron Hardy
Alice Harrand ... Procession Member
Bianca Hay ... Procession Member
Josh Honeybourne ... Procession Member
Ciaran Humphries ... Procession Member
Gareth James ... Procession Member (as Gareth Ian James)
Lucie James ... Procession Member
Alex Janczenia ... Procession Member
Niki Jones ... Procession Member
Pat Kelly
Nick Lea ... Procession Member
Nadine Lloyd
Ann Lomax ... Procession Member
Keith Lomax ... Procession Member
Lauren Maile-Wilson ... Procession Member
David Mares ... Procession Member
Jimmy May ... Procession Member
Dave McKinley ... Procession Member
Emily McKinley ... Procession Member
Richard Mileham ... Procession Member
Josh Moore ... Procession Member
Hannah Murton ... Procession Member
Joy Palmer
Stephen Preston
Aahid Rasool
Stephen Rawsley ... Procession Member
Hannah Renton ... Procession Member
Simon Smith ... Procession Member
Lee Steele ... Born-Again Christian
Andy Stirling ... Procession Member
Richard Stocks ... Wicker Face
John Striker
Ann Turner ... Procession Member
Dennis Turner ... Procession Member
Dorothy Webb
Stuart Webb
Lyn Wesson
Janice Worsley ... Procession Member

Directed by
Ben Wheatley 
 
Writing credits
Ben Wheatley  and
Amy Jump 

Produced by
Katherine Butler .... executive producer
Ally Gipps .... associate producer
Robin Gutch .... executive producer
Hugo Heppell .... executive producer
Mark Herbert .... executive producer
Claire Jones .... producer
Barry Ryan .... co-producer
Andrew Starke .... producer (as Andy Starke)
 
Original Music by
Jim Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Laurie Rose (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robin Hill 
Amy Jump 
Ben Wheatley 
 
Casting by
Ali Fearnley 
 
Production Design by
David Butterworth 
 
Art Direction by
Julie Ann Horan 
Nick Wilkinson (supervising art director)
 
Costume Design by
Lance Milligan 
 
Makeup Department
Mike H.G. Bates .... prosthetic makeup artist
Patt Foad .... assistant makeup artist (as Pat Foad)
Patt Foad .... special makeup fx artist
Fiona Lavin .... makeup department head
Mike Stringer .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Tom Jenkins .... unit manager
Fiona Lamptey .... production manager: Film4
Kate Larking .... production manager
Fiona Morham .... head of production: UK Film Council
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sebastian Hendry .... third assistant director
James Sharpe .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Malcolm Gilbert .... construction coordinator
Philiy Page .... props
Adrian Pullen .... set painter
Matt Risbey .... construction assistant
Caine Shirovay .... props
Nigel Tandy .... set painter
 
Sound Department
Ben Collinson .... boom operator
Rob Entwistle .... sound recordist
Martin Pavey .... sound designer
 
Special Effects by
Jim Allen .... flame operator
Ben Ashmore .... special effects supervisor
Claire Ashmore .... special effects coordinator
Daniel Bentley .... special effects technician
Cyriak Harris .... graphics
Matthew Strange .... lead armourer
Mike Wild .... armourer
 
Visual Effects by
Jim Allen .... visual effects
Big Buoy .... visual effects
Ian Harland .... vfx post-producer
Chris Taylor .... vfx compositor
Christopher Taylor .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Glenn Marks .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Nick Gillespie .... first assistant camera
Nick Gillespie .... still photographer
Neil Lammond .... jib operator
Terry Maskell .... head lighting technician
Rob Mitchell .... video overlay operator
Howard Roe .... genny op
Rob Shaw .... second assistant camera (as Robert Shaw)
Ben Wheatley .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Paula McKie .... extras casting
Mohsan Qureshi .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hayley Neil .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Chris Brown .... assistant editor
Tonia Cohen .... negative checker: Capello
Perry Gibbs .... colorist
Alice Harrand .... second assistant editor
Barney Jordan .... on-line editor
Rahat Kulshreshtha .... post-production coordinator
Mandy Miller .... post production paperwork
Jason Rayton .... dit technician
 
Location Management
Nick Girvan .... location scout
Nadia Hall .... location scout
Tom Jenkins .... location manager
 
Music Department
Lisa Abbot .... vocals
Ian Belton .... violin
Paul Golding .... music mix engineer
 
Transportation Department
George Morris .... picture vehicle co-ordinator
 
Other crew
Chaelyn Allcock .... production intern
Geraldine Atlee .... senior business affairs executive: UK Film Council
Nicky Ball .... crew & freelance development manager, screen yorkshire
Bob Barker .... unit paramedic
Chris Besseling .... uk senior marketing manager: studiocanal
Daniel Bird .... runner
Anita Christy .... continuity
Anita Christy .... script supervisor
Sue Clark .... animal handler
Darren Conway .... runner
Leonard Crooks .... head of New Cinema Fund: UK Film Council
Lizzie Francke .... senior production executive: UK Film Council
Jude Goldrei .... production assistant
Robin Gutch .... managing director: Warp X
Sebastian Hendry .... runner
Nick Hodson .... assistant accountant
Chris Hordley .... production liaison manager
Lucie James .... production intern
David Johnstone .... insurance services: Media Insurance Brokers
Gareth Jones .... production accountant
Tracey Josephs .... head of production: Film 4
Jen Kenwood .... development associate: Warp X
Ian 'Fingers' Lisi .... location security (as Ian Lisi)
Ian 'Fingers' Lisi .... unit security (as Ian Lisi)
Louise Long .... business affairs: Film4
Alex Marshall .... head of business and legal affairs
James Penny .... legal services: Rook Films
Amanda Pyne .... production finance: UK Film Council
Jim Richardson .... head of production support: Screen Yorkshire
Barry Ryan .... head of production: Warp X
Niall Shamma .... head of finance: warp X
Sue Bruce Smith .... head of commercial development: Film4 (as Sue Bruce-Smith)
Michael D. Walsh .... assistant production coordinator
Samantha Warner .... continuity
Samantha Warner .... script supervisor
Kate Wilson .... legal services: Warp X
 
Thanks
Adam Diskin .... special thanks
Mark Herbert .... special thanks
Pete Tombs .... special thanks
 

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95 min
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Trivia:
Wilhelm Scream: When Gal fires his shotgun at the masked pursuers just after the hanging.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: 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 »
Quotes:
Shel:[Last line] Come on, you devils.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hardcore Henry (2015)See more »
Soundtrack:
It Could Have Been BetterSee more »

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102 out of 187 people found the following review useful.
Well crafted, claustrophobic & genuinely scary., 6 December 2011
Author: bradleyevans_1 from United Kingdom

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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