6.1/10
16,390
54 user 43 critic

Assassination Games (2011)

Trailer
1:39 | Trailer
Two assassins agree to work together as one tries to avenge his wife and the other collect a reward for a job.

Director:

Ernie Barbarash
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Vincent Brazil
Scott Adkins ... Roland Flint
Ivan Kaye ... Polo Yakur
Valentin Teodosiu ... Blanchard
Alin Panc Alin Panc ... Kovacs
Kevin Chapman ... Culley
Serban Celea ... Wilson Herrod
Michael Higgs ... Godfrey
Kris Van Damme ... Schell (as Kristopher Van Varenberg)
Marija Karan ... October
Bianca Brigitte VanDamme ... Anna Flint (as Bianca Van Varenberg)
Andrew French Andrew French ... Nalbandian
Attila C. Arpa ... Telly (as Attila Árpa)
Marioara Sterian Marioara Sterian ... Mrs. Pavlescu
George Remes ... Bartok
Learn more

More Like This 

6 Bullets (2012)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.

Director: Ernie Barbarash
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joe Flanigan, Anna-Louise Plowman
The Shepherd (Video 2008)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A former New Orleans cop battles drug cartels and ex-Army Special Forces who are smuggling drugs from Mexico into U.S. through a Texas border town.

Director: Isaac Florentine
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stephen Lord, Natalie J. Robb
Until Death (2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Stowe is a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.

Director: Simon Fellows
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stephen Rea, Selina Giles
Wake of Death (2004)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After his wife is brutally murdered, club enforcer Ben Archer wages war against the Chinese triads.

Director: Philippe Martinez
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Simon Yam, Philip Tan
Action | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit.

Director: John Hyams
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Terrorists kidnap the Russian Prime Minister's 2 kids, take Chernobyl nuclear power plant and threaten to blow up a reactor. 4 Universal Soldiers go in but are no match to a Next Gen. UniSol Luc (Jean-Claude Van Damme) goes in but faces 2 NGUs.

Director: John Hyams
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Andrei Arlovski
In Hell (2003)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the wardens' entertainment.

Director: Ringo Lam
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lawrence Taylor, Lloyd Battista
The Hard Corps (Video 2006)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.

Director: Sheldon Lettich
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Razaaq Adoti, Vivica A. Fox
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A man's heroic attempt to help a woman in distress ends up with him waking up the next day without a kidney and plotting his revenge.

Director: Ernie Barbarash
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, John Ralston, Aki Aleong
Second in Command (Video 2006)
Action | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The new military attache is also second in command at the US embassy in "Moldavia". The loser at the recent presidential election isn't letting that stop him. The president seeks protection at the US embassy bringing it under attack.

Director: Simon Fellows
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Julie Cox, Alan McKenna
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Deep within a forest on the U.S.-Canadian border, two sworn enemies must work together to escape a ruthless drug cartel hell-bent on retrieving a drug shipment which went missing there.

Director: Peter Hyams
Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Orlando Jones
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ninjitsu master Casey is back and out for revenge when his pregnant wife is murdered.

Director: Isaac Florentine
Stars: Scott Adkins, Kane Kosugi, Mika Hijii
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Twice the fire... double the power!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Scott Adkins, Ivan Kaye, Michael Higgs and Andrew French have all starred in the English BBC Soap EastEnders (1985) at some point in their careers. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Vincent Brazil: This is my contract.
Roland Flint: It's personal.
Vincent Brazil: If you lose me my fee, that's personal to me!
See more »

Soundtracks

Joulik
Traditional
Arranged by Alex Siniavski
Performed by Loredana
Produced by Alex Siniavski
See more »

User Reviews

 
Decent little action flick.
30 July 2011 | by mikesblastSee 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


16 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 54 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA | Hong Kong | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2012 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Weapon See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,784
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.



Recently Viewed