Hard Contract (1969)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 30, 1969 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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John Cunningham (James Coburn) is a cold-blooded assassin sent by his superior Ramsey (Burgess Meredith) to murder three people in Europe. He takes off for Spain where he meets a foursome of jet-setting socialites. Sheila (Lee Remick) is a wealthy divorcee who falls for John. Alexi (Patrick Magee) is a former Nazi weasel who has eyes for Sheila. Adrianne (Lilli Palmer) is a social butterfly who plays Cupid for John and Sheila. Sterling Hayden and Claude Dauphin also star in this romantic story of how love can soften a man's stone-cold heart.

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assassination, bad-guy-turns-good, bourgeois, career, client, companion, contract, disturbance, doubt, employment, extramarital-affair, family, going-straight, hit-list, hitman, identity, instinct, love, motel, obstacle, one-against-odds, overcome, profession, prostitute/prostitution, redemption, self-doubt, socialite, society, traveling, victim, will [document], killing