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Killing Season (2013)

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Two veterans of the Bosnian War, one American, one Serbian, find their unlikely friendship tested when one of them reveals their true intentions.

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Evan Daugherty

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert De Niro ... Benjamin Ford
John Travolta ... Emil Kovac
Milo Ventimiglia ... Chris Ford
Elizabeth Olin ... Sarah Ford
Diana Lyubenova Diana Lyubenova ... Elena
Kalin Sarmenov Kalin Sarmenov ... Serbian
Stefan Shterev Stefan Shterev ... Bar Customer
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Storyline

Killing Season tells the story of two veterans of the Bosnian War, one American, one Serbian, who clash in the Appalachian Mountain wilderness. FORD is a former American soldier who fought on the front lines in Bosnia. When our story begins, he has retreated to a remote cabin in the woods, trying to escape painful memories of war. The drama begins when KOVAC, a former Serbian soldier, seeks Ford out, hoping to settle an old score. What follows is a cat-and-mouse game in which Ford and Kovac fight their own personal World War III, with battles both physical and psychological. By the end of the film, old wounds are opened, suppressed memories are drawn to the surface and long-hidden secrets about both Ford and Kovac are revealed. Written by producer

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Taglines:

The purest form of war is one on one.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, some torture, and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The project, formerly titled "Shrapnel", was being considered by John Travolta and Nicolas Cage as a reunion project after Face/Off (1997) and by director John McTiernan as a directing vehicle. See more »

Goofs

Shortly following a screen that says "In 1995..." a soldier is shown with an EOTech holographic sight on his rifle, which would not have been available until 2001 or so. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emil Kovac: For 18 years I have waited.
[stands to leave]
Serbian: So what now?
Emil Kovac: Hunting. I am going hunting.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: The Fanatic (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

It Should Rain
Written and Performed by Gene Casey
Performed by Eddie M.
Written by Edward Melanson
Published by Wild Pink Music/ Gene Casey Music
Courtesy of Fervor Records Vintage
Courtesy of Gene Casey Masters
By Arrangement with BOK Music
By Arrangement with Fervor Records Vintage Masters
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Another one...
17 July 2013 | by BugeeraSee all my reviews

And here comes another one from Hollywood. I ll be short because its mine first review.

Plot mistake - "one American and one Serbian" OK lets see about this - on poster there are 2 guys,main actors. So probably plot is about them,because Deniro's name is American i presume that Travolta is acting that Serb guy. So lets get a little attention on that EMIL KOVAČ As far as i remember Emil is so common Muslim name and Kovač is also more commoner Croatian surname. Where the heck do you see Serbian there. The more funnier thing is that this is movie about Bosnian war LOL

Like some croatio-bosnian will fight for Serbs ,yea right.

I am aware that Hollywood is not History channel,but come on...get some facts at least for maincharacter names.


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Country:

USA | Belgium | Bulgaria

Language:

English | Serbian

Release Date:

25 July 2013 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Shrapnel See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,713, 14 July 2013

Gross USA:

$39,881

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,071,322
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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