The Assassin (1990)

R  |   |  Action  |  21 February 1990 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hank Knight
Lee Kohler
John Patrick Earl
Senator Berkeley
Mrs. Berkeley (as Pamela Seamone)
Jorge Luke ...
Jorge Reynoso ...
Ed ONeil
Andaluz Russell ...
Amanda Portales
Víctor Manuel ...
Julio Portales, The Boy
Blanca Lidia Muñoz ...
Mrs. Huerta
Mario Arreola ...
Dr. Lopez
Ana Laura Espinosa ...
Nightclub Dancer


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Assassination with a Cause  »

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below average
18 December 2002 | by (denver) – See all my reviews

The basic plot of this film concerns a secret service-esque man in Mexico battling personal demons who discovers a conspiracy behind an assassination attempt on a visiting American senator.

This is one of those films that is below average but not bad enough to strongly dislike. It is watchable.

Its problem is that it suffers from cliches and unintentional hilarity, as well as uninspired action scenes. The characters too often become brain dead simply because the script requires them to do so.

I will say that the plot background (political conflict in Central America) was more interesting than in most action films.


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