Killshot
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Prime Suspect 4 and Inspector Morse director John Madden comes back to the world of crime after a brief foray into romance with Shakespeare in Love and Captain Corelli's Mandolin with this adaptation of pulp icon Elmore Leonard's novel concerning a real estate agent and her husband (Thomas Jane) who become the targets of two relentless mafia hitmen. When real estate agent Carmen Colson (Diane Lane) catches a glimpse of a hitman named the Blackbird (Mickey Rourke) as he carries out a job, a subsequent request for her to testify against the aging gun for hire soon lands both Carmen and… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"It's ultimately Rourke who makes the film worth watching."
‑ Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic
"The film's biggest problem is not that it's a disaster, but that it's merely tepid and dull."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Killshot is undoubtedly a mess, but it's a nicely contained jumble with a few great moments of thespian interaction to counteract the estimated 1,000 hands that mangled this picture over the last three years of post-production."
‑ Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com
"An Elmore Leonard adaptation starring Mickey Rourke as a contract killer. And this barely got released? Goddamn Weinstein Company..."
‑ Kevin N. Laforest, Montreal Film Journal
"...a thoroughly misguided endeavor..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"the quality of the A-list cast's performances do deserve a tip of the hat."
‑ Don Willmott, Filmcritic.com
"Click for full review"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
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