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Assassins Run (2013)

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Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.


Diana Cohen (screenplay), Mikhail Gutseriev (based on an idea by) | 3 more credits »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Slater ... Michael Mason
Sofya Skya ... Maya Letiniskaya
Cole Hauser ... Roman
Angus Macfadyen ... Richard
Marianna Khalifman Marianna Khalifman ... Nina
Svetlana Tsvichenko Svetlana Tsvichenko ... Ballerina Olga
Joe Basile ... Sheriff Jim Nash
Angelika Astrakhantseva Angelika Astrakhantseva ... Sheriff's Assistant Sherill
Romuald Makarenko ... Ivan
Karina Gavrilova Karina Gavrilova ... Young Maya - age 13
Elina Shin Elina Shin ... Young Maya - age 8
Tatyana Ryabokon Tatyana Ryabokon ... Tanya
Boris Birman Boris Birman ... Sasha
Alexandra Sydoruk Alexandra Sydoruk ... Masha
Yuliya Men Yuliya Men ... Irina


Maya, a beautiful Russian ballerina, is pursued by the Russian mafia after they kill her husband, a successful American businessman, and financial documents worth hundreds of millions of dollars go missing. Maya is framed by corrupt cops and imprisoned, and then when she is due to be released, her daughter is kidnapped, and she must fight to save her life. However, those who seem to be her friends may really be her enemies... Written by Robert Crombie

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Everything you trust. Everything you know. May be a lie...


Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, brief nudity and a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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When the ending credits starts we can see a fragment in which Maya is dancing ballet. See more »


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Horrible on mutliple levels
27 April 2020 | by ptrsinclairSee all my reviews

Probably the worst movie I have seen in over a decade. Truly an embarrassment of a B movie to all involved. Don't believe the positive reviews here; they HAVE to be plants. 10 stars? Jason Bourne like? What? Who ARE these reviewers?

The script is flawed and lame. The acting by everyone is really, really bad; ...and I had high hopes as I like many of the actors in this and I enjoy these types of movies. The editing is poor; lots of unnecessarily long scenes and then rushed others. The story line is slow and very predictable. You will figure it all out immediately if you have a brain.

But the absolute worst is the pure silliness of it. A slender little ballerina destroys multiple Russian hit-men because she stretched while in prison? Seriously? She spins and spins while elbowing a petite older woman who manages to survive those multiple elbows to face along with a half dozen kicks. However later one kick to an 6'+ 250 lb Russian mobster and he is out. Okaaay.

It was like watching a train-wreck. I couldn't believe it could be so corny and had to watch to the end. It didn't disappoint. For example, she takes out the last two by doing a typical ballerina split jump. Really? A couple of toes to the face is all it takes? Then these two big murdering Russian bruts look at her and run away leaving $500M? Hahaha! Riiiight. She leaves a pile of dead bodies of good decent people around her that helped her and, eh, who cares; she always walks over them without checking if they are alive. Just smile and walk away. Great role model for her kid.

And no, none of these are spoilers. Also, if you can't figure this embarrassment of a movie out in advance, I pity your offspring. Watch Atomic Blonde, Red Sparrow, or Anna instead of this poor B movie. All have better acting, plot, twists, realistic fights, editing, and not so predictable.

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Release Date:

23 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassins Run See more »

Filming Locations:

Baker, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Live Video, Whale Studio See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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