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Assassin's Creed (2016)

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When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society.

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Through Abstergo a company that creates a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the memories of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha (Aguilar Of Nerha), in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins and Templars, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Assassin's Creed: The IMAX Experience  »

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$125,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,278,225 (USA) (23 December 2016)

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$51,203,159 (USA) (11 January 2017)
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Originally, it was going to be 2 hours and 20 minutes. It was then shortened to only 1 hour and 48 minutes. See more »

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The practice of severing the ring finger for assassin initiates was discontinued by Altair, the master of the order, sometime after its reformation in 1195. This was referenced in the video game Assassin's Creed 2, occurring decades before the events in the movie. See more »

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Dr. Sophia Rikkin: You're not a prisoner here, Callum. I'm here to protect you.
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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 21 December 2016 (2016) See more »

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The Frim Fram Sauce
Written by Joe Ricardel and Redd Evans
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of the Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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If you're an AC fan you will love this movie.
21 December 2016 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This movie is more of an homage to the game. The writing is similar, the plot is similar, and all the action are great and well done. The movie did a great job at recalling all the great moments in the AC series, and retrofitting them into this new plot. If you have played all the games, then this movie is perfect, it doesn't go into detail about the creed or the templars, you will have to fill in the blanks on your own. Some scenes are very powerful if you understand the back story and things that happened in the game and connect the reference. Basically this movie is a huge ester egg from the games. A bunch of references,and all in all it was fun watching it with a friend and pointing out which scenes were inspired by which game in the series. For example the ending is like a big ass homage to the original game trailer, the thing that started it all. Also if you are a veteran of the games, you wouldn't want to sit through the whole Templar vs assassin's and their creed explained for the fifth time anyways, this movie cut to the meat of the games, and I was glad that they did like this, not a lot of video games adaptation are bold enough to skip very key plot points. This movie is catered heavily on the true AC fans, I am for once am extremely happy I bought a movie ticket full price to go and support this production. It did not let me down and I am extremely proud of the cast and crew for their work on this movie.


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