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The Assignment (2016)

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After waking up and discovering that he has undergone gender reassignment surgery, an assassin seeks to find the doctor responsible.

Director:

Walter Hill

Writers:

Walter Hill (screenplay), Denis Hamill (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Rodriguez ... Frank Kitchen
Tony Shalhoub ... Dr. Ralph Galen
Anthony LaPaglia ... Honest John
Caitlin Gerard ... Johnnie
Ken Kirzinger ... Nurse Becker
Darryl Quon Darryl Quon ... Jin Tao
Brent Langdon Brent Langdon ... Dr. Turley
Sigourney Weaver ... Doctor Rachel Jane
Caroline Chan ... Ting Li
Adrian Hough ... Sebastian Jane
John Callander John Callander ... Hotel Manager
Bill Croft ... Earl Hawkins
Terry Chen ... Doctor Lin
Zak Santiago ... Lawyer
Ellie Harvie ... Office Nurse
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Storyline

Following an ace assassin who is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman now a hitwoman sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets. Written by bartholomewmatthew

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One job changed it all. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic nudity, violence, sexuality, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

France | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Assignment See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

SBS Films See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Michelle Rodriguez first lead role since Girlfight (2000). See more »

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Written by Joseph Hicks
Performed by Halo Stereo
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I loved it
6 March 2017 | by bhcliffSee all my reviews

I don't understand why it it has scored so low. I really liked it. It was a bit slow to start and a bit complicated. It may have been a bit too confronting for some viewers as it pushed boundaries. overall a good film that was a bit different from the rest. If you are middle America then don't bother to watch it.


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