Project: Kill (1976)
The Guardian
Total Control

Nomination Year: 2008
SYNOPSIS:  Leslie Nielsen, super soldier.

'Nuff said.

Okay, fine. John Trevor (Leslie Nielsen) is the head of a secret governmental program which creates supersoldiers (via drug and vitamin therapy) as elite counter-assassination operatives. But he has had enough of it, so he cold-cocks his second-in-command, Frank, and leaves. Unfortunately, without continuing his narcotics regimen, he is prone to fits of rage. As John attempts to hide forever from the US government (in the Philippines), Frank must track him down before something terrible happens.

Of course, it can be argued that the existence of this film proves that Frank was far too late.

Worst Cover Copy

When I think of Martial Arts, I Think Leslie Neilson Nielsen.
Although the description of the film's plot is only marginally accurate (for instance, there are drugs involved, but not in the way implied by the back cover), the real reason that I nominated it is due to the front and back cover disagreeing as to the spelling of Leslie Nielsen's last name. As in, not N-e-i-l-s-o-n.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Leslie Nielsen earliest well-known role was in the classic Forbidden Planet, but probably best known as "Detective Lieutenant Frank Drebin" from the Police Squad! and Naked Gun series ... after which it became impossible to watch him in a serious role and take him seriously 
Gary Lockwood in addition to roles in movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey, he has a long and varied Hollywood career as "that guy in the episode of..." including Star Trek, Gunsmoke, Murder She Wrote, and on and on and on.... 
Vic Diaz  
Pamela Parsons her only role 
Director Claim to Fame
William Girdler killed in a helicopter crash in Manila in 1978 

Kevin Hogan

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