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Malone (1987 film)

Malone is a 1987 movie, starring Burt Reynolds and written by Christopher Frank. It is based on a novel by William P. Wingate. Reynolds stars as ex-CIA agent Richard Malone. Cliff Robertson and Lauren Hutton also star in the movie.

Plot

Clarke Fountain of Allmovie offered the following plot summary:

Malone (Burt Reynolds) has been a "wet" operative for the CIA for many years, serving his country by performing assassinations. He is tired of his job and wants to get out of "the company" (as it is called) and live a normal life. He is looking along the Pacific Northwest for a place to settle down when his much-cherished classic Mustang breaks down outside the town of Comstock. He manages to get to a small gas station and is treated like family by a Vietnam veteran, who is the station's owner, and his daughter. They are suffering from the nefarious activities of a local bigwig (Cliff Robertson) to take over all the land in the city in a hare-brained development scheme. He soon runs afoul of the town sheriff, who is basically an employee of the developer, but eventually wins his respect. Meanwhile, the CIA is none too pleased to hear of Malone's intended retirement and send a succession of hit-men after him to ensure that he divulges none of their dirty secrets. Malone destroys the first two killers at some cost to his own well-being. The next assassin turns out to be a woman who is susceptible to his charms. Meanwhile, he has a thorough-going local scoundrel to put out of business.

Taglines

  • "Ex-Cop. Ex-CIA. Ex-PLOSIVE!"
  • "The woman held the key to his past. The man wanted to buy his future. Now both were trying to kill him."
  • "He didn't start the fight....but he'll sure as hell finish it."

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