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''The Kill Point'' is a 2007 series that aired on Creator/SpikeTV, about a bank robbery organized by a group of Iraq War veterans who get involved in an armed stand-off with the police when their heist goes wrong and turns into a hostage situation. The cast includes Donnie Wahlberg and Creator/JohnLeguizamo.

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''The Kill Point'' is a 2007 series that aired on Creator/SpikeTV, about a an attempted bank robbery in UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}} organized by a group of disgraced Iraq War veterans who get involved in an armed stand-off with the police when their heist goes wrong and turns into a hostage situation. The cast includes Donnie Wahlberg and Creator/JohnLeguizamo.

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* CreepySouvenir: Mr. Rabbit has collected severed body parts from Iraqi Republican Guard soldiers as a sign of respect. By his logic, someone who is as DefiantToTheEnd as the enemy soldier he killed is someone he hopes to one day emulate.

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* AntiVillain: Most of the bank robbers don't harbor any will towards their hostages, and are former soldiers who felt betrayed by their country. Over the course of the hostage situation, Mr. Wolf releases most of them, even when he doesn't gain anything tangible from it.


* NobodyOver50IsGay: The elderly hostage Bernard is revealed to "have come out of the closet in 1953"

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* NobodyOver50IsGay: The elderly hostage Bernard is revealed to "have come out of the closet in 1953"1953". At the end, after the hostage situation has ended, we see him reuniting with his partner.


* TrainEscape: [[spoiler:Mr. Pig is the only one of the robbers who manages to get become a KarmaHoudini after hopping onto a passing train to escape the pursuing SWAT team.]]

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* TrainEscape: [[spoiler:Mr. Pig is the only one of the robbers who manages to get become a KarmaHoudini after hopping onto a passing train to escape the pursuing SWAT team.]]


* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Mr. Pig manages to escape out of the city while avoiding the police, and ends up collecting the money he and his fellow robbers stole from a Canadian bank.]]



* SuicideByCop: [[spoiler:Mr. Mouse, the most guilt-ridden of the five hostage takers, decides to walk outside and gets himself shot by reaching for something that turns out to be merely be a sketchbook.]]

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[[spoiler:Mr. Mouse, the most guilt-ridden of the five hostage takers, decides to walk outside and gets himself shot by reaching for something that turns out to be merely be a sketchbook.]]
** [[spoiler:At the end, when Mr. Wolf is cornered with no chance of escape, he pressures Horst Cali into shooting him so he can "die with honor".]]
* TrainEscape: [[spoiler:Mr. Pig is the only one of the robbers who manages to get become a KarmaHoudini after hopping onto a passing train to escape the pursuing SWAT team.
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* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler:In the final episode, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Pig, and Mr. Cat manage to escape from the bank by kindnapping Horst Cali's wife and blackmailing him into assisting in their getaway by disguising them as hostages.]]

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* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler:In the final episode, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Pig, and Mr. Cat manage to escape from the bank by kindnapping having their comrades kidnap Horst Cali's wife and blackmailing him into assisting in their getaway by disguising them as hostages.]]

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* DisguisedHostageGambit: The bank robbers' final ploy to escape involves dressing up three of the hostages as bank robbers, and disguising themselves as hostages so they can escape from the scene in an ambulance.


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* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler:In the final episode, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Pig, and Mr. Cat manage to escape from the bank by kindnapping Horst Cali's wife and blackmailing him into assisting in their getaway by disguising them as hostages.]]


* LemmingCops: During the initial robbery, an off-duty FBI agent who happened to be present in the bank's lobby at that moment, pursues the robbers and immediately starts a gunfight outside the building. A single person against five heavily armed suspects with only her sidearm for back-up. She's lucky a security guard just ''happened'' to circle back to back her up, or all she would have accomplished is getting herself and/or innocent bystanders killed. They fall back into the building and turn the whole thing into a protracted hostage situation instead, and she later dies from her unjuries in the hospital anyway.

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* LemmingCops: During the initial robbery, an off-duty FBI agent who happened to be present in the bank's lobby at that moment, pursues the robbers and immediately starts a gunfight outside the building. A single person against five heavily armed suspects with only her sidearm for back-up. She's lucky a security guard just ''happened'' to circle back to back her up, or all she would have accomplished is getting herself and/or innocent bystanders killed. They fall back into the building and turn the whole thing into a protracted hostage situation instead, and she later dies from her unjuries injuries in the hospital anyway.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Sergeant Jake Mendez, aka Mr. Wolf, has earned the undying loyalty of his men by going to hell and back against his superiors for them.

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* LoudOfWar: The FBI tries to psych out the hostage takers by blasting loud stereo noise into the bank. Horst Cali [[DidntThinkThisThrough has to point out]] that they're ex-military who are already used to sleeping in a war zone with bombs going off around them. Mr. Wolf starts prank calling the FBI negotiatior until she gets so annoyed that she turns it off.

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* LemmingCops: During the initial robbery, an off-duty FBI agent who happened to be present in the bank's lobby at that moment, pursues the robbers and immediately starts a gunfight outside the building. A single person against five heavily armed suspects with only her sidearm for back-up. She's lucky a security guard just ''happened'' to circle back to back her up, or all she would have accomplished is getting herself and/or innocent bystanders killed. They fall back into the building and turn the whole thing into a protracted hostage situation instead, and she later dies from her unjuries in the hospital anyway.

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* BankRobbery: It's about a bank robbery that quickly turns into a HostageSituation due a variety of circumstances forcing the robbers to hole up inside the building, such as an off-duty FBI agent starting a firefight outside, and a security guard from an armored truck getting involved after he drove back to pick up something he lost. They do manage to steal a few million dollars after forcing the bank manager to wire the money to another bank in a way that wouldn't arouse suspicion.

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* HostageSituation: The bank robbers are holed up with their hostages inside the bank for several days, as they're accustomed to siege situations. They do eventually release them one by one.


* JurisdictionFriction: The FBI takes over negotations from the Pittsburg P.D. after one of their agents, who happened to be in the bank during the initial robbery, dies in the hospital from injuries sustained in the shoot-out. The new FBI negotiator immediately tries to throw her weight around, and proves to be far more incompetent than Horst Cali in dealing with the situation (although some of it is beyond her control, such as an independent sniper trying to kill one of the hostage takers), leading to him reassuming control of negotations.

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* JurisdictionFriction: The FBI takes over negotations from the Pittsburg P.D. after one of their agents, who happened to be in the bank during the initial robbery, dies in the hospital from injuries sustained in the shoot-out. The new FBI negotiator immediately tries to throw her weight around, and proves to be far more incompetent than Horst Cali in dealing with the situation (although some of it is the things that happen are beyond her control, such as an independent sniper trying to kill one of the hostage takers), leading to him reassuming control of negotations.

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