Kill List (2011) - Psyhological Thrillers

Kill List

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Jay (Neil Maskell) and Gal (Michael Smiley) are old friends who meet after a few months to agree on a new deal. They are former soldiers who now work as hired killers. While Gal is laid back, Jay has personal problems related to lack of money and traumas that haunt him from previous jobs, which is why he does not want to work again. However, due to the insistence of his wife Shel (MyAnna Buring) and the financial situation in which there is his family, he agrees to invite Gal and take the job.

Client is waiting for them in a creepy hotel, where gives them a list of three targets that need to eliminate. To seal the deal, the employer suddenly cuts Jay’s hand and then his own, leading to the agreement signed in blood. From that moment on, they were getting into in a dark adventure full of violence and bloodshed in which the tension and twists do not stop until the very end of the movie.

Kill List is a blend of family drama, crime thriller and psychological horror. During the entire duration of the film, sense of tension is constant, for which are the most deserving actors and director Ben Wheatley, who is currently one of the most promising filmmaker in the Britain. Certificate of good acting is award Best Supporting Actor that got Neil Maskell at the 2011 British Independent Film Awards. Theme of the film is definitely not for the wide public but is a “real treat” for fans of dark psychological thrillers.

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