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True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016)

TV-14 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 11 November 2016 (USA)
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After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to non-fiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.

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Jeff Wadlow

Writers:

Jeff Morris (screenplay), Jeff Wadlow (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin James ... Sam Larson / Mason Carver
Kim Coates ... President Miguel 'Mike' Cueto
Maurice Compte ... Juan
Zulay Henao ... Rosa Bolivar
Andrew Howard ... Anton Masovich
Ron Rifkin ... Amos
Yul Vazquez ... General Javier Ruiz
P.J. Byrne ... Trent
Kelen Coleman ... Kylie Applebaum
Leonard Earl Howze ... Michael Cleveland
Rob Riggle ... William Cobb
Andy Garcia ... El Toro
Anthony Belevtsov ... Merc
Jeff Chase ... La Roche
Katie Couric ... Katie Couric
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After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to non-fiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.

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The man. The myth. The memoirs.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

True Memoirs of an International Assassin See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

One of the photos on Rosa's wall is of actor/comedian Ricky Gervais See more »

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Quotes

Sam Larson: Looks a lot like my place.
Rosa Bolivar: Yeah, except the stuff on my walls are real.
Sam Larson: Yeah? How's this for real? I just met with the president's number one adviser.
Rosa Bolivar: General Ruiz?
Sam Larson: Mhm.
Rosa Bolivar: How did you get a meeting with him?
Sam Larson: How I get most my meetings here. I was abducted.
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Connections

References Cinderella (1950) See more »

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Standing in the Doorway
Written by C. Hall
Performed by Chuck Hall Band
Courtesy of Fervor Records
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A writer is mistaken for an assassin when trying to sell his book.
11 December 2016 | by johnrayySee all my reviews

First off, this is a good movie. This is an entertaining movie. This is a funny movie. This is a movie that makes you smile.

No, this isn't the best movie of all time and no it's not going to win an Oscar. But, actually Andy Garcia puts in a very notable performance. He makes his character come alive. Garcia obviously comes from the school of thought, "There are no small roles."

There is an innocent quality to this movie and I think above all else this is the reason I was left with such a good feeling while watching it. The story moves along well and at a good pace. The story is also believable, for the most part. There are a couple of times in the plot where the movie is asking us to suspend our disbelief a bit too much, but by the time this happens the story worked in some conveniences which makes this more palatable.

This isn't a perfect movie, but the bottom line is: it is very enjoyable and well made. It knows what it is and doesn't over extend it's reach. And as far as the Netflix original movies with Adam Sandler's company go: it was the best so far!

I also feel this movie would have done very well in the box office if it was in theaters.

It has comedy, it has action, romance and good story telling. It's a clever, little lighthearted movie and it deserves a higher rating then it got on here. I honestly feel people are forgetting how to review movies. A movie doesn't have to be dark or brilliant to be good.


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