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1. John Wick (2014)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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68 Metascore

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Directors: Chad Stahelski, David Leitch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 266,667 | Gross: $43.00M

2. The Boondock Saints (1999)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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44 Metascore

Fraternal twins set out to rid Boston of the evil men operating there while being tracked down by an FBI agent.

Director: Troy Duffy | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco

Votes: 200,375

3. Unknown (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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56 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 213,824 | Gross: $61.09M

4. The Eiger Sanction (1975)

R | 129 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy

Votes: 13,203

5. Requiem pour une tueuse (2011)

91 min | Thriller

5.1
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Lucrèce, the best killer in the business, accepts a final job: eliminate an opera singer who threatens the interests of a corporation. She's hired as a soprano for a festival her target is singing in, but things don't happen as planned.

Director: Jérôme Le Gris | Stars: Mélanie Laurent, Clovis Cornillac, Tchéky Karyo, Xavier Gallais

Votes: 975

6. Xi yang tian shi (2002)

R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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66 Metascore

A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.

Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Qi Shu, Wei Zhao, Karen Mok, Seung-heon Song

Votes: 6,458 | Gross: $0.03M

7. Cheung foh (1999)

84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Triad boss Lung, who has just escaped being killed in an assassination, hires five killers for his protection. Their grown solidarity is under compulsion when Lung gives a special order.

Director: Johnnie To | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Francis Ng, Jackie Chung-yin Lui, Roy Cheung

Votes: 3,810

8. The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)

Not Rated | 95 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.8
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An infamous hit-man becomes the target of a powerful oil tycoon after the former kills the latter's son.

Director: Osamu Dezaki | Stars: Tetsurô Sagawa, Gregory Snegoff, Gorô Naya, Michael McConnohie

Votes: 2,046

9. Chuen jik sat sau (2001)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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54 Metascore

Two very different hitmen find themselves to be in each other's way. They use all their skill to solve the problem.

Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai | Stars: Andy Lau, Takashi Sorimachi, Kelly Lin, Simon Yam

Votes: 5,725 | Gross: $0.01M

10. The Killer (2006)

117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.5
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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), India, has been made aware of a killer cab-driver in Malaysia who killed several people in a matter of hours, and then crashed his taxi and killed... See full summary »

Directors: Hasnain Hyderabadwala, Raksha Mistry | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Emraan Hashmi, Priyanka Kothari, Bharti Achrekar

Votes: 755

11. Athadu (2005)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

8.4
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A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

Director: Trivikram Srinivas | Stars: Mahesh Babu, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood

Votes: 6,431

12. Karam (2005)

117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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John is an assassin working for a mobster named Captain. After killing an entire family, he is hit by the consequences of his actions and decides to quit his job. He starts life anew with ... See full summary »

Director: Sanjay F. Gupta | Stars: John Abraham, Priyanka Chopra, Bharat Dabholkar, Vishwajeet Pradhan

Votes: 1,033

13. Chik loh go yeung (1992)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Romance

6.0
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A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.

Director: Clarence Yiu-leung Fok | Stars: Chingmy Yau, Simon Yam, Carrie Ng, Madoka Sugawara

Votes: 1,824

14. Golgo 13 (2008–2009)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.6
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Duke Togo, a.k.a. Golgo 13, is a highly-skilled assassin hired only by those who pay top-dollar for his services - whether it's the FBI, CIA, industrial corporations or mafias. Regardless ... See full summary »

Stars: Hiroshi Tachi, Mitsuo Senda, Chris Ayres, David Wald

Votes: 248

15. Gambler (1995)

169 min | Action

5.0
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Police Inspector Dayashanker Pandey is a slacker, a man who does not want to put his life under any risk, and is quite comfortable sharing tall tales, and a desk job. Fate has other plans ... See full summary »

Director: Dayal Nihalani | Stars: Govinda, Shilpa Shetty, Aditya Pancholi, Gulshan Grover

Votes: 240

16. Bichhoo (2000)

160 min | Thriller, Action, Crime

4.5
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A contract killer with a tragic past trains a teenage girl to avenge the murder of her family and falls for her in the process.

Director: Guddu Dhanoa | Stars: Bobby Deol, Rani Mukerji, Ashish Vidyarthi, Farida Jalal

Votes: 1,380

17. Ek: The Power of One (2009)

140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

Director: Sangeeth Sivan | Stars: Rana Jung Bahadur, Jaspal Bhatti, Preeti Bhutani, Bobby Deol

Votes: 197

18. Golgo 13: Assignment Kowloon (1977)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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Blood for Money! Sonny Chiba is "Golgo 13", a cold, calculating, ruthless assassin, working for the U.S. drug syndicate. His assignment: "take-out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His only ... See full summary »

Director: Yukio Noda | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Lun Chia, Etsuko Shihomi, Emi Shindô

Votes: 367

19. Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998 Video)

57 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Golgo 13 is hired to assassinate Queen Bee, the second-in-command of a South American rebel army, to prevent her from killing the United States democratic presidential nominee.

Director: Osamu Dezaki | Stars: Tarô Arakawa, John DiMaggio, Kinryû Arimoto, Denise Poirier

Votes: 510

20. Beantown (2007)

95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A blood-soaked chronicle of the final desperate gang war between Boston's Irish and Italian mobs.

Director: Timothy Norman | Stars: Kristen Savage, Randy Paradis, Sean Fowler, Drew Paradis

Votes: 80

21. Vengeance (1970)

98 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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China 1925, a man returns to track down a kill the men who murdered his brother.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Ping Wang, Yen-Ching Ou

Votes: 392

22. Mystère (1983)

84 min | Thriller

5.8
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Assassins are after a prostitute who has come into possession of a cigarette lighter that, unbeknownst to her, contains the negatives that show a politician's assassination.

Director: Carlo Vanzina | Stars: Carole Bouquet, Phil Coccioletti, Duilio Del Prete, John Steiner

Votes: 88

23. Gorugo 13 (1973)

104 min | Action, Thriller

6.6
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Golgo 13 is assigned to murder a man named Boss Goa.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Mohsen Sohrabi, Jaleh Sam, Yadolla Shirandami

Votes: 129

24. Meng xing xue wei ting (1993)

103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Chin-Ku Lu | Stars: Sibelle Hu, Moon Lee, Yukari Ôshima, Eddy Ko

Votes: 59

25. Ferestadeh (1983)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Parviz Sayyad | Stars: Parviz Sayyad, Mary Apick, Houshang Touzie, Saeed Rajai

Votes: 116

26. The Assassin (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.5
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James was a good guy. Until he took a position as an international cleaner with a British Crime Syndicate. For five years, he's been a jet-setting assassin who receives $10,000 a hit. ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Gray | Stars: Gavin Gray, Molly Fix, Paul D. Roberts, Debra Arnott

Votes: 86

27. S dnem rozhdeniya, Lola! (2001)

6.5
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The film's heroine, Lola, is getting ready for the celebration of her birthday. Because she knows she is in for a surprise, she lets two strangers with flowers and a cake into her apartment... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Shchegolkov | Stars: Ekaterina Guseva, Vladimir Simonov, Sergey Astakhov

Votes: 80

28. A Matter of Principal (2003)

Short

6.9
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A retired hit man returns to rescue a kidnapped girl.

Director: Jeffrey Goodman | Stars: William Makozak, Randall Bosley, Jenna Bari, Nathan Osgood

Votes: 20

29. Asura (2008)

12 min | Short, Crime

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A professional assassin attempts to leave his past behind him and start a new life. However, his past will come back to haunt him when he agrees to take on one last job.

Director: Winston Rekert | Stars: Morad Aytour, Kendall Ian Kay, Mark Chin, Anthony Defoe

30. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: A Touch of Curaré (1999)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

8.3
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Commissioner Barbara Gordon is determined to protect her DA husband from an elite assassin, and definitely does not want Batman, and especially Bruce Wayne's, help.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Melissa Disney, Paul Winfield

Votes: 162

31. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 5: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2006)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.8
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Jack is in custody at CTU, in danger of assassination; the President won't believe his own wife; Curtis investigates canisters taken from the airport.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Raver, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard

Votes: 690

32. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: Final Cut (2000)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

8.3
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Batman is blackmailed by a bomb threat to protect a member of the Society of Assassins from Curaré.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Will Friedle, Melissa Disney, Cree Summer, Tim Curry

Votes: 126

33. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)
Episode: The Assassin (1985)

70 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Hooker learns from the Feds that a man he knew in Vietnam who is now an assassin, is going to assassinate some Russians who are in town for some peace conference. He tries to find him. He ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, James Darren, Nancy Harewood

Votes: 8

34. S.W.A.T. (1975–1976)
Episode: The Bravo Enigma (1975)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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The team's mission to stop the assassination of a U.S. Senator becomes even more urgent when it's learned the killer hired for the job is carrying a deadly plague that could start an epidemic.

Director: Phil Bondelli | Stars: Steve Forrest, Robert Urich, Rod Perry, Mark Shera

Votes: 11