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Assassins (1995)

Professional hit-man Robert Rath wants to fulfill a few more contracts before retiring but unscrupulous ambitious newcomer hit-man Miguel Bain keeps killing Rath's targets.

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Nicolai Tashlinkov (as Anatoly Davydov)
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Ketcham
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Alan Branch (as Stephen Kahan)
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Jennifer, Electra's Neighbor
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Bob
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Remy
Kerry Skalsky ...
Buyer with Remy
James Douglas Haskins ...
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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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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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6 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Day of Reckoning  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$30,306,268 (USA)
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Michael Kamen originally composed the score for this film. His score was rejected by director Richard Donner, who felt Kamen's score was heavy, dreary and made the film feel slow. Donner felt the film needed a fast, slick sounding score, but he didn't want to let go of Kamen as the two were close friends and had worked together on many films. Donner even tried to give Kamen a chance to recompose the score, but Kamen had already begun work on Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) for director John McTiernan. Donner then went to composer Mark Mancina, who provided him with the fast, slick score he wanted for the film. Due to time constraint Mancina couldn't come up with a main theme for the film, as he only had five weeks to produce the score for final approval. The time constraint was caused by the film's original June '95 release date, which was later pushed back to October 1995. See more »

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The file names and their sizes, as listed on Elektra's laptop, are as follows: 1ZX670021208 54.6MB, LEB2M294V.2P1 213MB, U72.145-870Y3 117MB, RW13007NA385 30.1MB, 17Y090X7SRW2 18.9MB, AL3.954BM936 208MB, 4L998-213S29 70.6MB. This is a total of 712.2MB, that is 494.5 times the capacity of a normal 3 1/2" High Density Floppy disk. See more »

Quotes

Miguel Bain: [One rifle-shot into a mangos, Miguel bites in another one] I've just killed your brother.
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Referenced in The Crown: Assassins (2016) See more »

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La Muerta
Written by Michael Kamen
Performed by Danielle Wiener
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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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