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Diary of a Hitman (1991)

Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waver. The longer he takes to do the job, the more difficult it becomes.

Director:

Roy London

Writers:

Kenneth Pressman (play), Kenneth Pressman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Forest Whitaker ... Dekker
Peter White ... Man in Garage
John Bedford Lloyd ... Dr. Jameson
Seymour Cassel ... Koenig
Dan Kamin ... Mime / Corpozoid Man
Wayne Crawford ... Wallace
Lewis Smith ... Zidzyck
Brett Rickaby ... Punk
Lois Chiles ... Sheila
Brenda Currin ... Neighbor Lady
Jimmy Butler ... Eddie
Ken Lerner ... Optometrist
Jake Dengel Jake Dengel ... Cooley
Jim Belushi ... Shandy (as James Belushi)
Tommy Lafitte Tommy Lafitte ... Piccolo
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Storyline

Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waver. The longer he takes to do the job, the more difficult it becomes. Written by Rob Hartill

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sensuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1991 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Hit Man See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,388, 3 May 1992

Gross USA:

$31,815

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,815
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The only feature film directed by Roy London. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Granada Reports: 8 August 2018: Evening Bulletin (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

A Wonderful Guy
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Courtesy of Williamson Music
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User Reviews

 
suprisingly good movie
8 April 2001 | by goya-4See all my reviews

Dorest Whitaker stars as a hitman hired by a commodities trader who asks him to murder his wife who he says is a drug addict who gave birth to an addicted baby who isnt his... Whitaker, doing one final job, goes but has his doubts of the authenticity of the husband and breaking his professional vow to himself, begins talking with the woman (Sherilyn Fenn in one of her best roles) A highly dramatic film that runs like a theater drama. Very Well done and underappreciated On a scale of one to ten.. 7


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