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Robert Rath is a seasoned hitman who just wants out of the business with no back talk. But, as things go, it ain't so easy. A younger, peppier assassin named Bain is having a field day ... See full summary »

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Anatoli Davydov ...
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Alan Branch (as Stephen Kahan)
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Jennifer, Electra's Neighbor
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Kai Wulff ...
Remy
Kerry Skalsky ...
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James Douglas Haskins ...
Buyer with Remy
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John Harms ...
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Edward J. Rosen ...
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Christina Orchid ...
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Storyline

Robert Rath is a seasoned hitman who just wants out of the business with no back talk. But, as things go, it ain't so easy. A younger, peppier assassin named Bain is having a field day trying to kill said older assassin. Rath teams up with a computer hacker named Electra to defeat the obsessed Bain. Written by Joshua Davis <xtnb64a@prodigy.com>

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In the shadows of life, In the business of death, One man found a reason to live...

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Action | Thriller | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Assassins  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$30,306,268 (USA)
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Richard Donner:  [Political Statements]  The buses all have anti NRA signs on them; Electra is spraying a coat made out of fur with red paint; a big sign on the front door of the pet shop writes "We won't sell pets - Please adopt one"; a female customer in the café is wearing a Pro-choice T-shirt. See more »

Goofs

The table that Bain picks up and shields himself with when the apartment explodes disappears after the first shot. Also, in later scenes his hands (especially his fingertips) appear uninjured even though they were exposed to the damaging effects of the explosion. See more »

Quotes

[remarking at two police cruisers speeding by]
Miguel Bain: Ooh, they look pissed, huh?
Robert Rath: They get that way when you kill four of them.
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Referenced in Fulltime Killer (2001) See more »

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Sour Times
Written by Beth Gibbons, Geoff Barrow, Adrian Utley, Lalo Schifrin,
Henry Brooks and Otis Turner
Performed by Portishead
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Definitely worth checking out!!!
21 April 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie is action packed and definitely worth watching for any fan of action movies. I'm surprised at the low rating it's has so far on IMDb.

Two of my favorite actors are in the movie, Sylvester Stalone and Antonio Banderas. I just found out the movie is written by the same people who did the Matrix and I can see how that is so. Any movie with Banderas is usually good, and this is no exception. :)

If anyone likes sniper movies like Enemy at the Gates or Leon the Professional, this is definitely a movie worth checking out. You won't regret it.


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