The Killer Elite

1975 film by Sam Peckinpah

The Killer Elite is a 1975 American action thriller movie directed by Sam Peckinpah and based on the Robert Syd Hopkins novel Monkey in the Middle. It stars James Caan, Robert Duvall, Burt Young, Bo Hopkins, Arthur Hill, Tiana Alexandra and it was distributed by United Artists.[1][2]


  1. Murphy, A.D. (January 21, 1976). "United Artists, '75, Domestic $85.9 Mil". Variety. p. 3.
  2. Eder, Richard (1975-12-18). "'Killer Elite,' or Copping Out of the Universal Sell-Out". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-06-28.

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