The Kill Point

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  • TV-MA
  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (5,301)

The Kill Point is an American television series that aired on Spike TV in 2007. The show stars Donnie Wahlberg and John Leguizamo in the lead roles. The Kill Point is a high-stakes thriller that explores the tension between a group of seasoned Marines and a team of skilled bank robbers.

The series begins with a bank robbery that goes wrong when the robbers are ambushed by the police. In order to escape, they take hostages and retreat to a nearby bank. The situation quickly escalates as the robbers demand a huge ransom for the hostages, giving the police just one hour to deliver it. The leader of the bank robbers, Mr. Wolf (John Leguizamo), is a mysterious and elusive character who seems to be in control of the situation.

Donnie Wahlberg's character, Detective Horst Cali, is brought in to negotiate with Mr. Wolf and secure the release of the hostages. Cali is a tough and experienced negotiator, but he quickly realizes that this situation is unlike anything he's ever dealt with before. As the clock ticks down and tensions rise, Cali and Mr. Wolf engage in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Throughout the series, the tension between the robbers and the police continues to mount. The hostages are not just random people caught in the crossfire; they each have their own stories and motivations. Some are sympathetic to the robbers' cause, while others are just trying to survive. Meanwhile, the police face pressure from above to resolve the situation quickly and avoid any further loss of life.

One of the most interesting aspects of the show is the way it explores the gray area between good and evil. The bank robbers are not just mindless criminals; they have distinct personalities and motivations. Some are former Marines who feel betrayed by their government and are seeking revenge. Others are desperate men who see no other way out of their situation. This complexity adds an interesting layer to the show, making it more than just a simple cops-and-robbers story.

Another strength of The Kill Point is its pacing. Each episode takes place in real-time, which adds a sense of urgency and tension to the proceedings. The one-hour countdown clock is a constant reminder of how much is at stake, and it keeps the audience on the edge of their seat. The show also uses flashbacks to reveal more about the characters and their motivations, which helps to flesh out their stories and make them more relatable.

Overall, The Kill Point is a tense and entertaining thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. The acting is strong across the board, with Donnie Wahlberg and John Leguizamo delivering standout performances. The writing is sharp and well-paced, and the real-time format adds an extra layer of tension to the already intense situation. If you're a fan of high-stakes dramas, The Kill Point is definitely worth checking out.

The Kill Point is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on July 22, 2007.

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The Devil's Zoo
8. The Devil's Zoo
August 26, 2007
In this second part of the two-part finale, Mr. Rabbit takes over the role of leader as Mr. Wolf struggles with his emotions. Mr. Rabbit's leadership scares everyone, including Capt. Horst.
The Devils Zoo Part 2
8. The Devils Zoo Part 2
August 26, 2007
Horst fights for his life and to protect a loved one after what appears to be a successful breach.
Rabbits at Unrest
7. Rabbits at Unrest
August 26, 2007
In this first part of the two-part finale, one of Mr. Wolf's men is compromised, so Mr. Rabbit moves to take advantage of Wolf's vulnerability. Capt. Horst tries to avoid an impending breach by arranging one last face-to-face with Wolf.
The Great Ape Escape
6. The Great Ape Escape
August 19, 2007
An extraction plan is set into motion.
Visiting Hours
5. Visiting Hours
August 12, 2007
Surprise visitors turn up for Captain Cali and Mr. Wolf; Horst questions one of Wolf's former comrades;... The hostages decide to take action.
Pro Patria
4. Pro Patria
August 5, 2007
A hostage is accidentally shot, which tests Captain Horst Cali's trust in Mr. Wolf. Meanwhile, "The Rich Businessman"( Alan Beck ) makes contact with Mr Wolf ......
No Meringue
3. No Meringue
July 29, 2007
Captain Cali is sidelined by an FBI negotiator; ...elsewhere a rich businessman sets in motion a plan to free his daughter (who is one of the hostages) from the robbers.
Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf
2. Who's Afraid of Mr. Wolf
July 22, 2007
Captain Cali makes a deal with Mr Wolf to release one of the hostages, he also tries to secure the release of the youngest hostage a teenage boy. But when the authorities turn off the electricity in the bank, the criminals retaliate with a deadly threat.
Another Tour
1. Another Tour
July 22, 2007
In this first part of the two-part premiere, after a botched bank robbery attempt results in a hostage standoff, Capt. Horst Cali and his team take the helm of the ensuing negotiations.
Whos Afraid of Mr Wolf Part 1
1. Whos Afraid of Mr Wolf Part 1
July 22, 2007
Disgruntled Iraq War veterans botch a bank robbery, resulting in a hostage situation.
Where to Watch The Kill Point
The Kill Point is available for streaming on the Spike TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Kill Point on demand at Amazon Prime, Vudu, Tubi TV and Plex.
  • Premiere Date
    July 22, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (5,301)