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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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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$57,208 (Russia) (19 January 2012)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, Steven Seagal was supposed to play the Roland Flint role. See more »

Goofs

During the opening credits, the film is reversed - some license plates are backwards. See more »

Quotes

October: I just want out.
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October: Out of the city. Out of the life.
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October: With someone I can trust.
Vincent Brazil: Trust to do what?
October: Light a candle for me when I'm gone.
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Nesa Galya Vodu
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Arranged by Oleg Bernov, Yuri Fedorko, Igor Khramov, Igor Yuzov
Performed by Limpopo
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Proof that one can be redeemed
18 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I full admit I watched this movie for two reasons. First of all, the last thing I saw Van Damme in was JCVD, and I have to say that I was more than a bit surprised by the weight and depth of his performance. Second, I'm a fan of Scott Adkins ever since the last two Undisputed and Ninja films where he showed that westerners could screen fight just as well as anyone in martial arts flicks. How does all of that translate to this movie? Read on.

Assassination Games probably isn't what you expect. It's not a knock down, drag out action movie. In fact the action sequences, while well done, aren't very plentiful. I actually think this may be a good thing. I'm starting to think that if Van Damme would take himself more seriously and stop doing all of the hacky crap he did in the 80s and 90s that he could very well be a well respected actor who just happens to know action movies. While I grew up with movies like Bloodsport and Kickboxer, watching someone mature and actually convey an actual sense of a character is quite rewarding. Here's to hoping that the man can stick with movies that have substance rather than just being some guy who can kick stuff and do the splits.


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