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

R  |   |  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 ...
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Michael Rogers ...
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Pavel Vokoun ...
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Martin Hub ...
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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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Hidden Assassin  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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In France, the movie was scheduled and advertised for a July 10th 1996 release and was pushed back to July 17th at the last minute (because of too many new releases). 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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Forgettable and boring political thriller
28 December 2014 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

„The Shooter" (also known as „Hidden assassin") is a boring , unsurprising and unexciting thriller. The major twist is obvious after few minutes and the rest of the story is predictable and boring. "The Shooter" tries to intrigue people with political commentary about the relationships between the U.S. and the Czech Republic, but fails miserably. There is some action here – car chases , fights and shootouts but it's all completely flat and joyless. It's hard to believe that this movie was directed by Ted Kotcheff – the same guy who did so well with "Rambo first blood". There is some suspense here and there , but it's simply not enough.

The Prague looks nice and John Ashton ("Beverly hills cop") is OK as Lundgren's buddy. Lundgren tries hard , but the screenplay doesn't really give him too much to work with. There is also some nudity , but not on the level of "Basic instinct" to make this movie interesting.

A headache. I give it 1/10.


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