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Hidden Assassin (1995)
"The Shooter" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | Crime  -  15 December 1995 (UK)
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A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.

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Maruschka Detmers ...
Simone Rosset
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Marta
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Dick Powell
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Alex Reed
Simón Andreu ...
Alberto Torena (as Simon Andreu)
Pablo Scola ...
Belgado
Petr Drozda ...
Marcus
Roslav Walter ...
Police Captain (as Miroslav Walter)
Michael Rogers ...
Henchman #1
Pavel Vokoun ...
Henchman #2
Martin Hub ...
Henchman #3
Jana Altmanová ...
Screaming Woman (as Jana Altmanova)
Jiri Kraus ...
Cab Driver
Guilio Kukurugya ...
Cuban Ambassador (as Giulio Kukurugya)
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Storyline

The Ambassador of Cuba was killed in New York. To prevent another attack of the terrorists at the US-Cuba-summit in Prague the CIA sends one of their best federal agents, Michael Dane (Dolph Lundgren). The suspected killer Nikita is a lesbian club owner, Simone Rosset. But as usual everything is much more complicated than it seemed at first; and therefore Dane has to work much more with his brain than with his muscles to survive. Written by Volker Boehm

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Seduction is a deadly weapon!

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Rated R for strong violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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15 December 1995 (UK)  »

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Hidden Assassin  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Released theatrically in Europe (except Germany) and Egypt (among others). See more »

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The knob on the shifter in the van that Dolph drives changes color from black to red. See more »

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Referenced in Ciné6: Episode dated 7 July 1996 (1996) See more »

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Performed by Michelle Sweeney
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One of my favourite Dolph movies...
21 December 2006 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Though this film would be classed as mediocre by most, I rate this movie fairly high. The scenery is fantastic, the soundtrack is interesting with its combination of suspense and smooth jazz, and with Dolph Lundgren side-kicked with John Ashton you get a smooth, even dose of action, adventure and comedy.

Though the movie does seem slow at times, and you tend to forget the characters names or the reason why Dolph is actually there in the first place, the movie does provide decent suspense and action throughout.

I didn't like the fact that Dolph's main wound (his arm) was self-inflicted and rather, well... pointless. However, the rooftop-gunfight scene (end) and the part where Dolph takes out a sniper with a handgun are simply a must see! (Believable? It is within Dolph's power, ha-ha!)

The ending is simply awesome. Enough said.

This movie is fantastic, you'll either rate it as a masterpiece or just a decent, action flick; but nothing lower.


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