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Assassination Games (2011)

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Two assassins agree to work together as one tries to avenge his wife and the other collect a reward for a job.

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Vincent Brazil and Roland Flint are the two best assassins in the world - but unknown to each other. These two rival assassins form an uneasy alliance to take down a target, which is backed by dirty Interpol Agents. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong brutal and bloody violence, torture, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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19 January 2012 (Russia)  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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During the scene where Flint visits Polo's 'hardware guy', he uses a laser-guided gun to target him. The sound effect used for the mechanical movement is taken from _Robocop (1987)_. See more »

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When Scott Adkins is connecting a camera to his mobile phone, he is shown with a Nokia N96, but he then puts a Blackberry away in his pocket. See more »

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Vincent Brazil: People choose their deaths when they choose how they live.
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Everything Is Alright
Written by Xavier Dphrepaulezz
Performed by Chocolate Butterfly
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Decent little action flick.
30 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Caught this at a theater near by and I have to say that I did enjoy this. It wasn't great or even "really good" but it was better than most of JCVD's other dtv movies(excluding US3 and Replicant)...and better than some of his later theatrical movies(Street Fighter,Double Team,Knock Off, Unisol:The Return). I think putting it on the same level as Wake of Death is pretty fair. I actually may have liked this a little more since it didn't feature the dopey MTV edits that WOD had. The acting was pretty solid all around for the most part. JC's son, Kris' character(Schell) was extremely pointless in my opinion...not to mention he sucked in it. Felt like he was reading his lines the entire movie. I really liked JC and Adkin's chemistry together. They played off each other really well but I was left wanting to see more of them sharing the screen. There were a few aspects I didn't care for but I don't want to spoil anything. Production wise, the movie looks pretty good considering the budget. It's well directed and shot. Good music score too. However, I actually feel like it would have made for a better at home experience than a theatrical one. The sepia tone actually looked a little blurred on the big screen during some of the wide shots...and I did find myself craving a little color. Close ups looked good though. All in all, it was a pretty good movie. This gives me hope for The Butcher. If Ernie Barbarash had a little more money to work with, he'd do a hell of a job. 3/5


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