The Hit
The Hit (1984)

In this offbeat crime film, Willie Parker (Terence Stamp) an English mobster turned informant, has been given a new identity and has been living in a small, isolated village in Spain for 10 years. Unfortunately for Parker, the men he has… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 28, 2009
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Superb acting from Hurt and Stamp is enough to smooth over any rough patches.

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Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com

transmits an alien grip on atmosphere and tone that keeps one enthralled even as it ponders the very basis of being

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Dan Lybarger
eFilmCritic.com

'The Hit' gives the great Terence Stamp what is arguably his best role.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film is not as good as the Eric Clapton music in the background.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

really more of an exploration of the disjunction between exteriors and interiors, and while some may find it slow-going, those who see it for what it is will find it an intriguing portrait of human nature

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Pierluigi Puccini
Antagonizing conceptions of life and death among criminals. An stylish and multi-layered examination of that moment of truth, of coming to terms with the vague… More
The Shrewlord
It's a hit ! A little gem of a picure this one. Great casting, great performances and strong and complex characters give this fairly low budget movie a… More
Alec Barniskis
Some of the major plot points don't make a lot of sense, the inclusion of the young Spanish girl and subsequent failed attempts to kill her, in particular… More
matt sigur
Pretty good little film. A sparse script and an amazing Terence Stamp performance kept my eyes peeled to this slow-moving snail of a film. I can't say that… More

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