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Point of No Return (19-Mar-1993)

Director: John Badham

Writers: Robert Getchell; Alexandra Seros

Music by: Hans Zimmer

Producer: Art Linson

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Espionage, Sniper

Remake of La Femme Nikita (1990).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anne Bancroft
17-Sep-1931 6-Jun-2005 Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate
Gabriel Byrne
12-May-1950   The Usual Suspects
Olivia d'Abo
22-Jan-1969   Point of No Return
Miguel Ferrer
7-Feb-1955 19-Jan-2017 Agent Rosenfield on Twin Peaks
Bridget Fonda
27-Jan-1964   Single White Female
Harvey Keitel
13-May-1939   Pimp from Taxi Driver
Geoffrey Lewis
31-Jul-1935 7-Apr-2015 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Dermot Mulroney
31-Oct-1963   Young Guns
Michael Rapaport
20-Mar-1970   Zebrahead
Lorraine Toussaint
4-Apr-1960   Renée Jackson on Any Day Now


Bridget Fonda   ...   Maggie
Gabriel Byrne   ...   Bob
Dermot Mulroney   ...   J. P.
Miguel Ferrer   ...   Kaufman
Olivia d'Abo   ...   Angela
John Capodice   ...   Detective
Richard Romanus   ...   Fahd Bahktiar
Lorraine Toussaint   ...   Beth
Anne Bancroft   ...   Amanda
Harvey Keitel   ...   Victor the Cleaner
Geoffrey Lewis   ...   Drugstore Owner
Mic Rodgers   ...   Cop
Michael Rapaport   ...   Big Stan
Ray Oriel   ...   Burt
Spike McClure   ...   Johnny D.
Lieux Dressler   ...   Johnny's Mom
Carmen Zapata   ...   Judge
Calvin Levels   ...   Computer Instructor
Michael Runyard   ...   Weapons Instructor
Bill M. Ryusaki   ...   Karate Instructor
Jan Speck   ...   Kaufman's Assistant
Francesco Messina   ...   Waiter in Restaurant
Peter Mark Vasquez   ...   Guard in Booth
Wendy L. Davies   ...   Shopping Woman
James Handy   ...   Operative
Lee Dupree   ...   Guy with Gun
David Sosna   ...   Operative with Headset
Bruce Barnes   ...   New Orleans Thug
Jaqueline Koch   ...   VIP Woman
Kenny Endoso   ...   Angela's Bodyguard
Gary Kasper   ...   Angela's Bodyguard
Rosalind Jue   ...   Maid
Eric Cohen   ...   Valet
François Chau   ...   Building Security Guard
Joe Garcia   ...   Hassan
Frank Girardeau   ...   Policeman
Clark Heathcliffe Brolly   ...   Male Student
Jodie Markell   ...   Female Student
Robert Harvey   ...   Police Detective
Harry Perry   ...   Venice Guitar Player


Review by Jude Steinman (posted on 24-May-2008)

A dramatic and action packed great time. Bridget Fonda plays an unwanted, unloved drug addict who gets involved in a robbery gone bad and shoots a cop in cold blood. She is sentenced to die in the lethal injection chamber. As the needles are beginning to slowly put her out of her misery something happens. She wakes in a strange place only to discover that as far as the world knows she is dead and buried. She finds herself in a situation where she is given a choice, do as she's told or die. It makes no difference to the man who has taken her. After some serious fighting and attempts at escape she realizes that she must do as he asks, become a trained assassin working for the top levels of government. It is sometimes funny,sometimes disturbing but always entertaining. With the slo mournful ballads of Nina Simone playing in the background we watch a broken young woman slowly develop into a sophisticated, beautiful and deadly hit woman. The fun part is watching what happens when she is released upon the unsuspecting world with a new identity and a whole new set of issues. This movie was a unique incredible story and is a must see for all Fonda lovers.

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