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The Assignment ()


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

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Frank Kitchen
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Dr. Ralph Galen
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Honest John
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Johnnie
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Nurse Becker
Darryl Quon ...
Jin Tao
Brent Langdon ...
Dr. Turley
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Doctor Rachel Jane
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Ting Li
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Sebastian Jane
John Callander ...
Hotel Manager
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Earl Hawkins
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Doctor Lin
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Lawyer
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Office Nurse
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Vladimir Gorski
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Mexican Man
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Stenographer
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Man
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Wincott
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Guzman
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Cousin in Vegas (as Lauro Chartrand)
Eltie Pearce ...
Whitney
Paul Chih-Ping Cheng ...
Shangai Guard
Randy Lee ...
Tao Body Guard 1
Mark Chin ...
Tao Body Guard 2
Ryan Handly ...
HJ Bodyguard 1
Paul Wu ...
HJ Bodyguard 2
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HJ Bodyguard 3
Brad Kelly ...
Doctor Guard 1
Mark Gibbon ...
Doctor Guard 3
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Doctor Guard 2
David Soo ...
HJ Bodyguard 4
Chad Riley ...
Merchado
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Flores Jason
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Asian Woman
David Jacox ...
Joe Cadigan

Directed by

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Walter Hill

Written by

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Walter Hill ... (screenplay) &
Denis Hamill ... (screenplay)
 
Denis Hamill ... (story) &
Walter Hill ... (story)

Produced by

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Saïd Ben Saïd ... producer
Sarah Borch-Jacobsen ... assistant producer
Kenneth Burke ... line producer
Kevin Chneiweiss ... associate producer
Todd Giroux ... associate producer
John Lind ... co-producer
Michel Merkt ... producer

Music by

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Giorgio Moroder
Raney Shockne

Cinematography by

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James Liston

Film Editing by

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Phil Norden

Editorial Department

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Michelle Panchuk ... project manager: additional post-production services (as Michelle Craig)
Claudio Sepulveda ... digital intermediate colorist

Casting By

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Candice Elzinga
Sheila Jaffe

Production Design by

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Renee Read

Set Decoration by

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Meredith Garstin ... (on set dresser)
A. Blair Stevens

Costume Design by

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Ellen Anderson

Makeup Department

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Amber Crombach ... assistant makeup artist
Agnieszka Echallier ... special makeup effects producer
Joel Echallier ... special make-up effects designer
Courtney Frey ... makeup department head
Vanessa Giles ... personal makeup artist to sigourney weaver
Amanda Imeson ... assistant makeup artist
Michael Nickiforek ... sculptor, mold maker, silicone prosthetics fabrication
Jessica Rain ... hairstylist for Sigourney Weaver

Production Management

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Kenneth Burke ... unit production manager
Suzan Derkson ... production manager
Alexia S. Droz ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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John Lind ... first assistant director
Clea Mihalik ... trainee assistant director
Ashley Sawyer ... third assistant director
Annabelle Wilczur ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Hoka Duquette ... scenic painter
Matt Haley ... comic art
Tiffany Sheppard ... props on set
Craig Thompson ... construction lead
Robin Tilby ... Asst. Set Decorator

Sound Department

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Brian Campbell ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Daniel Cardona ... re-recording mixer
Jeff Carter ... production sound mixer
Jay Cheetham ... background sound editor
Kelly Cole ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Bryson Dodwell ... sound effects editor
James Fonnyadt ... sound designer
Bill Mellow ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Jordanne Eggie ... sculptor, mold maker, silicone prosthetics fabrication, ventilation
Bill Mills ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Brent Boulet ... visual effects supervisor
Jess Brown ... visual effects producer
Karim El-Masry ... digital compositor
Yash Gowda ... digital compositor
Jason Korber ... digital supervisor
Yoga Kurniawan ... digital compositor
Stephanie Kwok ... matte painter
Jae-ik Lee ... digital compositor
Abhijit Patil ... digital compositor
Geena Renk ... visual effects producer
Joshua Robertson ... digital compositor (as Josh Robertson)
Claudio Sepulveda ... digital intermediate colorist
Cary Smith ... digital compositor
Janani Sridhar ... digital compositor
Kris Wood ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Jason Asuncion ... stunts
Paul Lazenby ... stunt actor
Melissa R. Stubbs ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Scott Antifave ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Austin Balfour ... "a" first assistant camera
Travis Belyea ... grip
Bruce Borland ... "b" camera operator: Splinter DOP
Paola Cernicchiaro ... camera trainee
Julian Chapdelaine ... b dolly grip
Reid Cohoon ... key grip
James M. Jackson ... gaffer
Dale H. Jahraus ... "a" camera operator
Josh Marr ... "a" second assistant camera
Bodhi Nolin ... grip
Jay Rego ... dit
Cameron Root ... lighting technician
Alicia c. Snee ... lighting technician
Jason Weir ... lighting technician
Katie Yu ... still photographer

Casting Department

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Sandra Couldwell ... extras casting
Diana McGrail ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Isabel Bloor ... set supervisor

Location Management

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Nicole Chartrand ... location manager
James Forrester ... Locations Van Driver
Kyle Sevier ... training assistant location manager

Music Department

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Melissa Reese ... composer: theme music
Raney Shockne ... composer: theme music / music performer / orchestrator
Derek Whitacre ... composer: theme music

Transportation Department

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Jim Papadogambros ... driver: honeywagon

Other crew

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Jessica Ally ... production assistant
Ryan Bender ... film publicist
Steve Berman ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Joshua Deitell ... international sales
Ian Doig ... animal coordinator
Rebecca Girard ... 2nd Asst Production Coordinator
Catherine Gordon ... Assistant Accountant
Audrey Hellmer ... production coordinator
Steven Jeays ... clearance coordinator / director assistant to Walter Hill
Fiona Kayitesi ... payroll accountant
Dylan Kraemer ... production assistant
Craig J. Lane ... 1st Asst Production Coordinator
Ana Oparnica Sebal ... Script Supervisor (as Ana Oparnica)
Kelly Thorburn ... dog trainer
Sarah Tichenor ... production accountant
Giordana Venturi ... stand-in
Kris West ... production assistant
Jonathan Whitehead ... assistant to line producer / key production office assistant

Thanks

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Julie Bernard ... special thanks: bc creative
Ed Brando ... special thanks
Paul Coyle ... special thanks (as Paul 'Monk' Coyle)
Kathy Dawn-Lyons ... special thanks
Jim Ellis ... special thanks: vintage industries ltd
Spencer Foley ... special thanks
Suzanne Gallivan ... special thanks: the sutton place hotel vancouver
Nicola Gandossi ... special thanks: shangri-la hotel vancouver
Edgar Groom ... special thanks
Susan Kelly ... special thanks
French Lenahan ... special thanks
Hannah Lenahan ... special thanks
Chris McNally ... special thanks
Yvonne Melville ... special thanks (as Yvonne 'Poppins' Melville)
Marne Orr ... special thanks: bc creative
Adam Osten ... special thanks
Brenda Rattenberg ... special thanks: bc housing
Solmaz Rezi ... special thanks
Reece Thompson ... special thanks
Earl Topper ... special thanks
Valerie Venton ... special thanks
Sandra Willenbrink ... special thanks: four seasons hotel vancouver
Robert Wong ... special thanks: bc creative

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines One job changed it all. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Revenger (France)
  • L'opération (Canada, French title)
  • Lady Guy (Japan, English title)
  • Revenger (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Tomboy (United Kingdom)
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Runtime
  • 95 min
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Budget $5,000,000 (estimated)

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