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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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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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6 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Day of Reckoning  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$30,306,268 (USA)
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Trivia

Richard Donner was talked into directing the film by Joel Silver, who really wanted him on the project. See more »

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After the funeral shooting scene, when the police arrests Miguel, they just let everybody go, including Robert. This would be highly unlikely since it is a crime scene and they are all witnesses to a murder. They would at least be contained for questioning. See more »

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Miguel Bain: [One rifle-shot into a mangos, Miguel bites in another one] I've just killed your brother.
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Definately underrated...
10 June 2000 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Assassins is definately one of the better written action films I've seen, but then again, it was written by the Wachowski Brothers, who also wrote (and directed) the equally well done Matrix.

This film was directed By Richard Donner, who also directed Lethal Weapon 1-4 and Superman, among other films. I felt the characters were all well presented and the story was told well.

Apparently, Brian Hegleand rewrote parts of the script, but I can't imagine what, since the whole script seems so Wachowski. Huh...


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