A Prayer for the Dying
A Prayer for the Dying (1987)

Based on a novel by Jack Higgins, this thriller centers on an IRA assassin who hates his work and hates himself after he accidentally kills innocent children while performing his final assignment. To make matters worse, his atrocity was… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Muses on the difficulty once violent men have in ridding themselves of the mark of Cain.

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Clint Morris

Tense, Completely original and well-acted.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"it's in need of salvation"

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Dean McKenna
This above average thriller is rife with ludicrous performances and ripe in symbolism, even down to the blind girl Mickey Rourke falls for. Almost worth it for… More

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