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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Cal Lynch / Aguilar
... Sofia
... Rikkin
... Joseph Lynch
... Ellen Kaye
... Moussa (as Michael K. Williams)
... McGowan (as Denis Menochet)
... Maria
... Sultan Muhammad XII
... Cal's Mother
... Emir
... Nathan
... Benedicto
... Torquemada
... Ojeda
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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 20th Century Fox

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Nothing is True. Everything is Permitted. See more »


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

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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Assassin's Creed: The IMAX Experience  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,278,225, 23 December 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,647,948

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,697,856
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2.35 : 1
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Michael Fassbender became a producer on this film because he wanted to work on something that he could know and see start up from the beginning. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scenes Young Cal has several scrapes on his face after crashing his bike, which disappear when he finds his mother dead and then reappear in the next scene when he is running across the roofs. See more »

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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

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Why Him?/Assassins Creed (2016) See more »

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The Assassinations
Written by Jed Kurzel
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I enjoyed this movie and I don't play video games
21 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie with apprehension because of the bad reviews by critics. But I did enjoy the movie and I don't even play video games. And the reasons why I liked this movie is because: 1. Action scenes and chase scenes are very good and fast paced. 2. Acting by the cast was superb - Fassbender, Cotillard and co. 3. Visual effects are good.

Now, for the critic's beef - 1. The story line was bad? No, it is not. It is comprehensible and with intelligent ideas and uses characters from history. 2. It is boring? This coming from people who think "Manchester by the Sea" is exciting.

Assassins Creed is not comparable to and way better than Warcraft. But it looks like the critics have just lumped all video game adaptations as bad, perhaps because they don't like this genre.


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