The Killers, 1964

Released in Australia:


The Killers is a 1960s American neo-noir crime thriller film; about two hitmen; intrigued by the calm reaction of their victim and the high price paid (for a teacher of the blind), they seek to find out his story; they discover he was a race car driver, involved in a million dollar heist with a gangster's mistress, but the money is missing and they want it; intended to be the first TV movie, but released theatrically instead; Ronald Reagan's last film and only villain role

Remake of: The Killers, 1946

Shockadelic rating: Recommended

Contributors: Don Siegel, Gene L. Coon, Ernest Hemingway, Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Clu Gulager, John Cassavetes, Ronald Reagan, John Williams, Stanley Wilson