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Stiletto (2008)

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The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count.

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A methodical female assassin is stalking and killing members of a ruthless criminal organization. The killer, a mysterious young Russian woman, dispatches her victims with Black Widow brutality, working her way through the ranks of thugs, and drug dealers. One of her victims survives. A wealthy, retired crime boss, Virgil. He shares a past with the Russian Woman and her betrayal breaks his heart. Furious and paranoid, Virgil cannot trust even his closest associates. So, he enlists a crooked homicide detective, Beck, to track her down before the police get to her. Written by Anonymous

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Revenge never looked so good.


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Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence, pervasive language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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29 April 2008 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Andrew Bryniarski and R.A. Mihailoff (Nazi Bikers "Killer" and "Big Arms") have both portrayed the murderer Leatherface in at least one Texas Chainsaw Massacre film. See more »

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When Reina shoots large bills in the garage and then the detective comes over and views the body you can clearly see that large bills is breathing after he's been shot multiple times and presumed dead. See more »

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Virgil Vadalos: Everyone. Kill everyone. That's what he taught me. No time for doubts, no time for hesitation, no time for feelings, no time for friends, no time for family. The only way you can make sure you won't be betrayed, is to kill everyone around you. "Everyone must die," he said. "Everyone."
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Written and Performed by Jesse Corti (as Jesse David Corti)
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" If you're gonna kill someone, Kill them! , don't talk, just kill them! "
9 August 2010 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

After watching hundreds of films, you almost know what's going to happen next and often becomes somewhat predictable. Not so with this film. The minute you recognize the main movie star and his acting is par, you can sense the movie is going to be interesting. That's what this film is all about. It was entitled 'The Velvet Spider' 's abroad, but " Stiletto " in America and tells the story of a vengeful female assassin (Stana Katic) who believes some mobsters and their leaders are responsible for her sister's death. However, the main gangster is unaware of her assumptions or her quest, is only concern with the recovery of his two million dollars. Although aware of the assassin, he believes a single cop (Paul Sloan) can stop her, if not his top hit men (Michael Biehn and William Forsythe) in his organization will. The movie is exciting, action-packed and strewed with murder, violence killings and general mayhem. The actors in the cast are superb and very convincing. It's not often a director like Nick Vallelomga and a writer like Paul Sloan are teamed to create a gritty film like this one. ****


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