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Assassin's Creed (2016)

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Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society.

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Justin Kurzel

Writers:

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Fassbender ... Cal Lynch / Aguilar
Marion Cotillard ... Sofia
Jeremy Irons ... Rikkin
Brendan Gleeson ... Joseph Lynch
Charlotte Rampling ... Ellen Kaye
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Moussa (as Michael K. Williams)
Denis Ménochet ... McGowan (as Denis Menochet)
Ariane Labed ... Maria
Khalid Abdalla ... Sultan Muhammad XII
Essie Davis ... Cal's Mother
Matias Varela ... Emir
Callum Turner ... Nathan
Carlos Bardem ... Benedicto
Javier Gutiérrez ... Torquemada
Hovik Keuchkerian ... Ojeda
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Plot unknown. Planned sequel for the 2016 film 'Assassin's Creed', based on the video game.

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Storyline

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

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Welcome to the Spanish Inquisition. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The Assassins costumes took 2-3 months to make and were all hand-crafted. There are eight versions of each costume, with an entire costume team devoted to each of the Assassins. See more »

Goofs

The Assassins enter the Templar gathering by passing through a metal detector without setting it off. Once inside, one Assassin removed a blade from his mouth. The blade should have been detected by the detector regardless if it was hidden inside the Assassin's body; but we see the Assassin point at his belt during safety checks, assuming the guard to believe it was the belt that had the detector to go off. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Title Card: For centuries, the order of the Knights Templar have searched for the mythical Apple of Eden. They believe it contains not only the seeds of man's first disobedience, but the key to the free will itself. If they find the relic and decode its secrets, they will have the power to control all freedom of thought. Only the brotherhood called the Assassins stands in their way...
Title Card: Andalucia, Spain, 1492
Hooded Man: [in Latin] The Inquisition has finally delivered Spain to the Templars. Sultan Muhammad ...
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Entrance Song
Written by Stephanie Bailey, Christian Bland (as Geary Christian Bland), Kyle Hunt, Alexander Maas and Nathaniel Ryan
Performed by The Black Angels
Courtesy of Blue Horizon Ventures
Arranged by The Orchard
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Very poor
17 January 2017 | by amykyon71See all my reviews

I haven't Play the video game, I only saw the movie, but honestly, I think It was a very poor movie. The story was inconsistent, it had very boring scenes, the acting wasn't good enough and the plot... It just doesn't work out. Nothing is explained. And what to say about the characters? They didn't developed any characters, so the viewer can't empathize with any of them... At the end of the movie, it leaves you a sour taste in your mouth... because it looks like there's going to be another movie. In conclusion, don't waste your money. This is my personal opinion, from a person that saw the film without having play the game.


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Country:

USA | France | UK | Hong Kong | Taiwan | Malta

Language:

English | Spanish | Arabic

Release Date:

21 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassin's Creed: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,278,225, 25 December 2016

Gross USA:

$54,647,948

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,697,856
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)| Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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