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Originally called “Icarus” but since retitled “The Killing Machine”, the film lands on DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment on October 19, 2010. New trailer with the new title below. You can read my review of the film here. In short: it’s a solid B-action movie.
Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine — directed by and starring Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables, Universal Soldier, Rocky IV) — is a tale about flying too close to danger and what happens when you get burned.
A thrilling ride through dark identities, dangerous countries and daring hopes, Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine also stars Stefanie von Pfetten (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief), Samantha Ferris (Grace, “Supernatural”), and Bo Svenson (Inglourious Basterds, Walking Tall). Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine will be available on DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment on October 19th.
Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine is the story of Edward Genn (Lundgren) — a Soviet-era sleeper agent and trained assassin living in America. Working under the code name “Icarus,” Edward is stealthy and fearless: cloaked within the shadows, the ability to kill with extreme discretion his specialty. But times have changed, the borders of Europe have been redrawn…and Edward is ready to break with his dark past.
With a new identity, Edward is prepared to distance himself from the world of assignations and assassinations; he is ready to re-introduce himself to his wife and daughter. Edward may be determined to forget, but there are others who still remember Icarus, The Killing Machine…and they will do anything to destroy him. Dolph Lundgren Is The Killing Machine is the story of a man defending his future against his sinister past. Ready for a life of peace, Edward has one more battle to fight.