Assassins Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 6092

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 94

Theatrical Release Date: 10/06/1995

Language: English

Genre: Action, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Richard Donner

Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Anatoli Davydov, Muse Watson, Steve Kahan

Plot: Two top assassins get mixed up with one another when they both find out they are trying to kill the same mark. One wants to retire and put the whole lifestyle behind him, the other wants to kill him so he can be number one.

Quick Movie Reviews

Rating of
3/4

Ian - wrote on 09/15/2015

This movie is about the "3 S's" of assassination - suits, sunglasses and silencers. It is extremely cliché, but it works somehow since everyone seems to be perfect in their roles. Banderas is a suave up and coming assassin who is desperate to become #1. Stallone is an aging "good guy" assassin who is defending his title, while promising to do "one last job" before retiring. He has a tragic past of having had to assassinate a former colleague and must deal with betrayal, romance, and a chess playing mastermind. Even though there is no real humor in the film, it is funny because it is such an archetypical assassin movie. The acting and action are great as well.

Rating of
1.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 10/07/2012

Another ridiculous Stallone vehicle in which he lumbers through some reasonably well handled set pieces, directed as it was by Richard Donner of Superman and Lethal Weapon fame, but it gets increasingly ludicrous and Banderas is just plain awful.

Rating of
2/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/09/2012

Meh - about as standard an action film as you can find. Both Stallone and Banderas don't appear to have their heart in this project. Unless you're feeling desperate, I suggest getting your action fix on a much more exciting film.

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