October 6, 1995
Rated R for violence and language
Richard Rath is the best assassin out there, a result of the Cold War. But the Cold War is over. He wants out. After one more mark. That's one mark too many.
His mark is a woman named Elektra, her real name long since expired. She's an information super-thief, an expert at computers. She also wants out but has fallen too deep to just walk away. And she learns it the hard way.
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Assassins is one of Sylvestor Stallone's better movies. Intriguing and believable, a unique, suspenseful thriller, action packed yet overflowing with plot, Assassins delivers. And the best part is that it's set in my home, Seattle. Still, there is one thing that bothers me. How does Miguel (Antonio Banderas) survive so long? First, Rath rams him against a Metro bus while he's hanging out the side of a taxi. He is also shot twenty-some times, blown out of a building... Full movie review »