The Kill Off
The Kill Off (1989)

The early 90s saw a small surge of interest in the writings of noir author Jim Thompson. Stephen Frears' The Grifters got plenty of recognition. Jim Foley's adaptation of After Dark, My Sweet was criminally under-appreciated, but… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 12, 1989
DVD Release Date: July 9, 1996
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Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

An ugly, low budget noir that...somehow manages to capture the spirit of Jim Thompson's writing.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's rare that a woman directs a noir film and especially one as hard-boiled as this one.

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