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Man with a Gun (1995)

Madsen plays an assassin who's hired to kill the woman he loves.

Director:

David Wyles

Writers:

Hugh C. Rae (novel), Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Madsen ... John Wilbur Hardin
Jennifer Tilly ... Rena Rushton / Kathy Payne
Gary Busey ... Jack Rushton
Robert Loggia ... Philip Marquand
Ian Tracey ... Roy Burchill
Bill Cobbs ... Henry Griggs
Bill Dow ... Ed Quigley
Jason Schombing ... Eli Spindel
Andrew Guy Andrew Guy ... Italian Stud
Aleksandra Kosanovic Aleksandra Kosanovic ... Ticket Agent
Mina E. Mina Mina E. Mina ... Max Appleman
Bill Finck Bill Finck ... Conductor
Aieisha Li ... Young Girl
Garvin Cross ... Wise Guy
Sonny Surowiec ... Lithe Thug
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Storyline

Take a walk on the dark side with hired gun John Hardin. When Hardin's boss, powerful mobster Jack Rushton puts a contract out on his scheming and sexy wife Rena, Hardin confronts an assassin's worst fear-having to kill his own lover. Rena is counting on having Hardin kill her twin sister instead, but she didn't count on Hardin having a conscience. And when he refuses to murder an innocent woman, he finds himself trapped between lust and loyalty in a deadly game of blackmail, betrayal and brutality. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Between Blackmail and Betrayal is a Chance for Murder.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hired for Killing See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Henry is doing a maze puzzle when Roy and his thugs walk into the bar. But after they talk, it soon changes to a crossword puzzle. See more »

Quotes

[During sex]
John Wilbur Hardin: Your husband hired me to kill you.
Rena Rushton, Kathy Payne: And this is how you're going to do it?
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Referenced in Dog Watch (1997) See more »

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God awful ! ........
11 January 2009 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Michael Madsen, Jennifer Tilly, Gary Busey, and Robert Loggia, are totally wasted in this film, mainly because the script reads like it went through a blender. Characters appear out of nowhere with zero development. You've seen it all before, only there perhaps it made a little bit of sense. I mean, Michael Madsen knows Jennifer Tilly's Sister for about fifteen minutes and falls for her. People show up in locations for gun-play, with you the viewer, having no idea how they knew how to get there. Forget the fine cast, skip this movie, and avoid wearing out your finger with the fast forward button. You have been warned. - MERK


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