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Kill ’Em All
Kill 'Em All   “Following a shootout, a mysterious
  stranger is brought to A&E but before
  his wounds can be treated a foreign
  gang force their way into the hospital to
  hunt him down, putting the young nurse
  helping him in deadly danger in the
  gripping thriller Kill ’Em All

TRAINED KILLER PHILLIP (the always reliable Jean-Claude Van Damme) is badly injured in a shootout and is taken to the Redondo Coast Medical Centre, which has been abandoned apart from emergency operations and where he is put into the hands of young nurse Suzanne (Autumn Reeser) in the hard-hitting and compelling thriller Kill 'Em All.

Phillip is being hunted by a foreign gang, who force their way into the hospital and take over, shooting anyone who gets in their way. As Suzanne helps Phillip get to the comparative safety of one of the upper floors, the cold-blooded gang systematically searches for him.

A clever thriller
that keeps you guessing,
Em All
is hard hitting and
compulsive viewing...”
Suzanne is as much in danger as Phillip as everybody the gang comes into contact with ends up dead. She manages to avoid the men, coming face-to-face with the ruthless Almira (Mila Kali) yet somehow survives as the sole witness to the multiple killings at the hospital.

So who is Phillip and why was he hell bent on revenge? His hatred goes back to the tensions between the independent states that followed the break-up of Yugoslavia and the subsequent wars during the ten years from 1991 when as a young boy he suffered a traumatic and terrible loss that continued to haunt him into his adult life.

As the story unfolds, Suzanne is interrogated by two FBI agents, Mark Holman (Peter Stormare) and Linda Sanders (Maria Conchita Alonso) and the film switches between time frames while she relates the details of the incident under the tough questioning of Holman, who seems to doubt both her identity and her statement as she was the only to get out alive.

A clever thriller that keeps you guessing, Kill 'Em All is hard hitting and is compulsive viewing. Jean-Claude Van Damme and Autumn Reeser are great and lead a fine cast.

Kill 'Em All also features: Daniel Bernhardt as Radovan Brokowski; Kris Van Damme as Dusan; Paul Sampson as Klaus; Peter Organ as Ivan; Eddie Matthews as Dimitri Petrovic; David Maitland as Dr Todd; Dominic Salvatore as Young Phillip; Nikki Caruso as Phillip's Mother; and Andrew Atkinson as Phillip's Father.

Music is by Aldo Shllaku; Director of Photography is Mark Rutledge; Story is by Craig Stewart; Screenplay by Brian Smolensky, Jessie Cilio and Craig Stewart; and Director is Peter Malota.

The Songs: Awakenings was Written and Performed by Dominic Salvatore and Kill 'Em All was written by Martin Malota (Lyrics), who also Performed the Song, and Aldo Shitaku (Music).

* Kill 'Em All is released on DVD in the UK on 29 January 2018. Certificate: 15 | Running Time: Approximately 1 Hour 32 Minutes.

"A clever thriller that keeps you guessing, Kill 'Em All is hard hitting and compulsive viewing"
*** — Maggie Woods, MotorBar