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The Hitman (1991)

A Cop goes undercover as a Hitman to bring down a criminal organization.

Director:

Aaron Norris
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Norris ... Cliff Garrett / Grogan
Michael Parks ... Ronny 'Del' Delaney
Al Waxman ... Marco Luganni
Alberta Watson ... Christine De Vera
Salim Grant Salim Grant ... Tim Murphy
Ken Pogue ... Chambers
Marcel Sabourin ... Andre Lacombe
Bruno Gerussi Bruno Gerussi ... Nino
Frank Ferrucci ... Shahad
James Purcell James Purcell ... Sal
Candus Churchill ... Kate
A.C. Peterson ... Lemke (as Alan Peterson)
Paris Mileos ... Scolari
Alex Bruhanski ... Scarlini
Stephen Dimopoulos ... Galione
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Storyline

After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the burgeoning Seattle-area criminal underworld, but it is all done in order to take it down from within. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Beneath the surface...behind hidden corners...beyond the law...this city is the battlefield in a secret war. And the toughest, most ruthless, most dangerous killer on the street...is a rogue cop. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong gangster violence, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hitman See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,290,442, 27 October 1991

Gross USA:

$4,654,288

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,654,288
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

It is interesting that when Lancome is talking Brogan he talks ruthless. However, when he is running in the woods from the middle eastern gangsters he is screaming and groveling on the ground! See more »

Goofs

Iranians are not Arabs, they are Persians. See more »

Quotes

Chris Garret: [police arriving outside, Garret has Del tied into a chair hanging out of the window] Now if you feel the need to piss your pants Del? just squeeze them cheeks... real tight...
Detective Chambers: [approaching Garret who is near Del at the window] Ok Garret, we'll take it from here...
Chris Garret: It's just about time anyway...
Detective Chambers: [walking after Garret who has started walking away from the window where Del's chair is rigged with a bomb] What's that mean?... Garret...
Detective Chambers: [Del explodes, Chambers is shocked] Damn it Garret... we wanted him...
[...]
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Connections

Featured in Sidekicks (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

On The Road Again
Written by Floyd Jones and Alan Wilson
Performed by Andy Prieboy
Courtesy of Dr. Dream Records, Inc.
from the album "...Upon my Wicked Son"
Used by arrangement with Frederick Music Company and EMI Unart Catalog Inc.
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One of the best chuck norris movies
5 January 2004 | by grzhorseSee all my reviews

I am a big fan of chuck norris and i find this movie very interesting. I liked a lot the plot and also the suspense that was in the film. I think this kind of movies fit well for Chuck.


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