The Assassin (1989)

Genres - Action, Adventure, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Martial Arts  |   Release Date - Feb 21, 1990 (USA - Unknown), Feb 21, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Steve Railsback, the star of the cult favorite The Stunt Man, carries the ball in Assassin. Railsback plays a CIA agent, assigned to protect a senator. When the politician is killed, the principal suspect is Our Hero. Left to his own devices, Railsback unearths one of those government conspiracies so beloved of quickie filmmakers. While the plot of Assassin is as full of holes as the senator, the action highlights are fine and dandy.




agent [representative], assassination, conspiracy, cyborg, drugs, espionage, Interpol (International Police), investigator, killing, martial-arts, monster, murder, Ninja, revenge