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Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)

College assassination game turns deadly as someone starts playing for real.

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Nick Castle

Writer:

Nick Castle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Carradine ... Alex Marsh
Linda Hamilton ... Susan Swayze
Kristine DeBell ... Nancy McCauley
Perry Lang ... Frank English
John Mengatti ... Randy Simonetti
Michael Winslow ... Gowdy
Frazer Smith Frazer Smith ... Nick Carpenter
Bruce Abbott ... Loren Gersh
Xander Berkeley ... Connally
Ivan Bonar Ivan Bonar ... Patterson
Scott Dunlop ... Wallace
Jim Greenleaf Jim Greenleaf ... Swanson
Charlene Nelson ... Charlene
Steven Peterman ... Schooster
Jack Baker ... Gowdy's Aide (as John Anthony Bailey)
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Storyline

Susan participates in The Assassination Game, in which every player tries to shoot another with a toy dart gun, until only one remains. Pretending to do research for his newspaper, college student Alex Marsh teams up with the attractive Susan Swayze. While doing his best to win her over, and helping her finding her targets, Alex discovers that this year the Game may be more serious than most contenders realize... Written by Peter Zweers <peterz@pi.net>

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This time the butler didn't do it! See more »

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Action | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Everybody Gets It in the End See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The opening credits are an obvious spoof of Maurice Binder's designs for the James Bond series. See more »

Goofs

Carpenter claims the progress chart is confidential yet he keeps it in the common room with public access that is shared by 3 student groups instead of his office. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Connally's Assassin: Hello, Connally.
Connally: No. No.
[Conallly is shot in the head]
Connally: Shit.
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Connections

References To Have and Have Not (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

Easy With You
Performed by Madeleine Marks
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* *1/2 out of 4.
2 June 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

At a college campus the latest craze is a game where people are given targets to chase after with fake guns loaded with plastic darts. However, the reigning champion so upset over losing decides to use real bullets instead and continue on with the game. Fast paced film with an appealing cast and a fair amount of suspense, style and humor. Also proves tons of violence is not necessary to make a good horror / thriller.

Rated PG; Violence.


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