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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 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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Trivia

On November 22, 2015, Genesis Rodriguez tweeted/instagramed that she got injured during rehearsals and will be unable to continue. See more »

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Quotes

Sam Larson: Take out the president? Why don't you help him do it?
Rosa Bolivar: Because, McRib, my job is to UPHOLD the law, not break it.
Sam Larson: Do me a favor. Can you stop with the names?
Rosa Bolivar: Sorry, I didn't know you were that sensitive.
Sam Larson: Yes. I am sensitive. To dying. I'm different that way. My mother would be like, "Why are you scared of death?" I don't know. I guess I'm allergic. It turns out I'm allergic. I'm allergic to death!
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References Cinderella (1950) See more »

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Hungry Like the Wolf
Written by Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Roger Taylor, Simon Le Bon
Performed by Los Barenboim
Courtesy of iAMusic & Fine Gold Music
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Great fun
12 November 2016 | by PlazeeboSee all my reviews

Saw this on Netflix today, and it's actually quite funny. With support from class actors such as Andy Garcia and Kim Coates, and Andy Howard in a role he plays oh so well - as a bad guy, we got a nice setup here. Zulay Henao is great as the female lead, and the writing is not as lazy as you would expect. The story is pretty much as you would expect from the trailer, so don't expect to be immersed in storytelling, but do expect to laugh and genuinely feel for Kevin James' character.

I gave it a 7, and I'm not sure the premise could have scored more than that, so if you need something to watch on Netflix today, I recommend this.


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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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