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Hit, The (1985) Movie Information

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Stephen Frears


John Hurt
Terence Stamp
Tim Roth
Laura del Sol
Bill Hunter
Jim Broadbent





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Two younger hit men take to the road with a veteran gangster (their intended quarry) and a prostitute, meditating on life and death on the way. -- Filmhog

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lastonetoleave 08/27/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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The Hit (1984) R Willie (Terence Stamp) is a former gangster thug who turned informant. He is trying to live peacefully tucked away in a Spanish village. The mob knows that he informed on them, and now two hit men (John Hurt, Tim Roth) have been sent to bring Willie back for some mobster justice. This is a fascinating film with three excellent performances. There is quite a bit of dry humor as the three gangsters try to one-up each other. The film is brilliant and a blast to watch Stamp on-screen in a role he was meant to play. My Rating: Full Price - See more at:

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Snoogans 10/27/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Not the usual crime drama. It's not too violent, or full of swears. It's just a simple road movie with criminals developing a complicated relationship. The story is unpredictable and refreshingly different.

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