Grosse Pointe Blank | 1997

Directed by: George Armitage

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Main Plot

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.


  • John Cusack's character, Martin Blank, is a professional assassin who attends his high school reunion while juggling a hit job. John Cusack
  • Minnie Driver's character, Debi, is a high school sweetheart of the protagonist and becomes involved in his reformation journey. Minnie Driver
  • Dan Aykroyd's character, Grocer, is an old friend turned rival hitman who tries to kill the protagonist. Dan Aykroyd

Ending Explained

In the ending of Grosse Pointe Blank, hitman Martin Blank reunites with his high school sweetheart, Debi, after killing his rival, Grocer. They confess their love for each other and decide to be together. Martin's friend, Marcella, helps him escape from the police, and they all attend their high school reunion. Martin reconciles with his past and embraces a new future, leaving his life as a hitman behind.

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George Armitage John Cusack Minnie Driver Dan Aykroyd