Kill List Synopsis
Events take a darker turn as a hit man (Neil Maskell) carries out his latest assignment.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
One of the scariest films I've seen in ages, although I cannot in all honesty explain exactly what the movie is about.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Director-screenwriter Ben Wheatley brings a fresh mystery and bite to the hitman genre, although a deeply weird twist and buckets of gore...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A scuzzy little cross between a crime movie and a horror freak-out that gets under your skin and stays there, even if you can't understand...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Kill List has a slow build, but don't be lulled into complacency. This is one of the most violent and disturbing films you'll see in an art...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie may leave you scratching your head way too much when it's over. Yet it proves Ben Wheatley not only knows how to make a movie,...
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By Scott Tobias
Following up his acclaimed debut feature "Down Terrace," a gangster drama that also mixed genre shocks with dark comedy and explosive...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Wheatley drops enough unnerving bread crumbs in the first two-thirds to leave you wondering where the hell he's headed, and even the big...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's all very sub-Tarantino showy and empty - at least, until the head-scratching climax, which tries to be "Eyes Wide Shut," "The Wicker...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Banal at the beginning and preposterous at the close, the British horror film Kill List jumbles together wildly incongruous ingredients to...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
It would be easy to say that the final minutes of this mixed-up thriller make everything before it meaningless, but that would indicate the...
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Not what we expected, very twisted

By moviesharp
A very good performance by the lead actor as a post-Iraq contract killer going off the rails. Very slow beginning, with too many innuendos and loose ends, and dialogue was hard to hear. Brutal...


By 12345fandango
I seen this at a friends house (streaming off the internet) while I enjoy horror-esque type of movies. I found this movie to be pointless and a waist of time. Nothing seemed to connect. The dialog was...

One of the worst IFC movies I have seen.

By ewells187

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Rated NR