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The Kill Point 

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A group of military veterans, who recently returned home from serving in Iraq, band together to pull off a major bank heist.

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Series cast summary:
Steve Cirbus Steve Cirbus ...  Corporal Deke Quinlan / ... 12 episodes, 2007
Donnie Wahlberg ...  Captain Horst Cali 8 episodes, 2007
Michael Hyatt ...  Lt. Connie Ruebens / ... 8 episodes, 2007
John Leguizamo ...  Jake Mendez / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Adam Cantor ...  Rocko 8 episodes, 2007
Geoffrey Cantor ...  Abe Shelton 8 episodes, 2007
Christine Evangelista ...  Ashley Beck 8 episodes, 2007
Jennifer Ferrin ...  Chloe 8 episodes, 2007
Leo Fitzpatrick ...  Michael / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Frank Grillo ...  Albert Roman / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Michael Hogan ...  Hawk 8 episodes, 2007
Wayne Kasserman ...  Tonray 8 episodes, 2007
J.D. Williams ...  Marshall O'Brien, Jr. / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Michael Kenneth Williams ...  Quincy 8 episodes, 2007
Bingo O'Malley ...  Bernard Kazmicki / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Jeremy Davidson ...  Henry Roman / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Ryan Sands ...  Leroy / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Leslie Merrill ...  Reporter 8 episodes, 2007
Nick Koesters Nick Koesters ...  Leon / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Patrick Jordan ...  Johnny Boy 8 episodes, 2007
Ryan Goimarac ...  SWAT Team Member 8 episodes, 2007
Nick LaMantia ...  SWAT Member Rascal 8 episodes, 2007
Andrew McCune Andrew McCune ...  SWAT Team Member #17 8 episodes, 2007
Dana Ashbrook ...  Tony 7 episodes, 2007
Michael McGlone ...  Deputy Chief Abrami / ... 7 episodes, 2007
Joshua Elijah Reese ...  Derzius 7 episodes, 2007
Neil Booker ...  SWAT Team Officer 7 episodes, 2007
Jeff Hochendoner ...  Big Stan 6 episodes, 2007
Peter Appel ...  Teddy Sabian 5 episodes, 2007
Ethan Rosenfeld Ethan Rosenfeld ...  Robby Sabian 5 episodes, 2007
Stefanie E. Frame ...  Renee 5 episodes, 2007
David Barckhoff David Barckhoff ...  SWAT team member 5 episodes, 2007
Jeffrey Jones Jeffrey Jones ...  Pittsburgh Police Officer 5 episodes, 2007
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People in a Pittsburgh bank are taken hostage when a bank-robbery goes wrong. It's the work of a group of initially masked Iraq veterans, lead by sergeant 'Wolf', who also has secret trump-cards outside. The police lays siege to the bank, with experienced Horst Cali as negotiator, whose authority is however challenged by the D.A.'s office, deputy chief Abrami, a local tycoon leaning politically to save his daughter and the FBI. Written by KGF Vissers

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kill Pit See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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The SWAT commander wears a "combat infantry badge" on her Tac vest. She wouldn't be awarded this as females aren't allowed in combat units. See more »

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Mr. Wolf is supposedly a SGT/E5 after 15 years in the Marine Corps. However, Marines who do not achieve the rank of SSGT/E6 after 12 years of service are discharged from the Marine Corps. See more »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.2 (2008) See more »

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Well written, well plotted show
26 July 2007 | by galendev-1See all my reviews

I just finished watching the pilot myself. I couldn't help but think how well done this was.

"The Nine" had a similar premise, but it fell flat of expectations. "The Kill Point," by contrast, was tautly suspenseful, was laden with brilliantly crafted characters, and brought the sublime talents of Donnie Wahlberg and John Leguizamo to the forefront.

The writing made you actually feel for the characters, both "good" and "bad." Wahlberg and Leguizamo play off each other perfectly in a cat-and-mouse hostage game which, at least, kept me guessing as to how it was all going to play out.

Even the smaller details, like the cinematography and music, the colors used by the production designer, the little quirks of all the characters, make this story feel so real despite the implausibility of it all.

This is a show well worth watching, and I can't imagine not loving every moment of this truly intelligent miniseries. In the end, I wish more shows were done this well.


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