R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
A troubled hitman seeks aid from a forger to help him get papers to China. However, the drug lord has hired replacements to finish the job, and kill the hitman.
Also the first American film for Til Schweiger, who already was a major movie star in his native Germany at the time. Number of words his character, one of the title's replacement killers, speaks: zero.
I'm gonna find you. But you could save me time and put a bullet in your head. If the positions were reversed, I'd do the same for you.
Meg Coburn: Are you?
Michael Kogan: Excuse me?
Meg Coburn: Gonna put a bullet in your head, now that our positions are reversed?
Michael Kogan: Meg, it doesn't...
Meg Coburn: I ...
The MP5k and the Beretta PM-12S that the 'Replacements' use fire continuously for long periods (or in bursts many, many times). An MP5 will empty its 30-round magazine in 2.3 seconds on full-automatic fire.
Available in an extended version on DVD and Blu-ray.
$8,046,553 (USA) (8 February 1998)
$18,967,571 (USA) (19 April 1998)
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