10 Best Assassin Movies

Sunday, July 24 by Deana Clark

The 10 best assassin movies have the best cold blooded killers. We love to watch assassins because assassins seem to work well under pressure and they have a canny sense of style. Here is a look at the best assassin movies.

  1. “Universal Soldier”- This 1992 movie is one of the best assassin movies. It stars John-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren. The two characters kill each other in Vietnam but come back undead in a secret Army mission until a news reporter learns their secret.
  2. “Kill Bill”- A 2003 action-adventure film that was a hit at the box office. It stars Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu and David Carradine. Uma plays the role of The Bride who was once part of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad. After becoming pregnant, she lands in a coma for four years. When she comes out of the coma, she finds out her baby is gone. She seeks revenge on the assassination team that betrayed her.
  3. “Terminator”- “Terminator” is a 1984 science fiction movie and is one of the best assassin movies. The movie stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. Arnold plays the role of a cyborg from the future. His mission is to assassinate Sarah Connor. But she has Kyle Reese, also from the future, to protect her and stop the cyborg.
  4. “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”- This 2005 action movie stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. They are a suburban married couple who keep t heir jobs secret from one another. They are both assassins and they are both hired to kill each other. The role that Brad Pitt has was first offered to Johnny Depp.
  5. “Point of No Return”- “Point of No Return” was released in 1993. It is one of the best assassin movies that was directed by John Badham. It stars Bridget Fonda and Gabriel Byrne. The movies is also known as “The Assassin.” Bridget plays the role of a criminal named Maggie Hayward. She was due to be executed when someone stages her death. She now is training to be an assassin with a brand new identity.
  6. “The Long Kiss Goodnight”- An amazing 1996 movie starring Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson. Geena plays Samantha Caine who is your everyday working mom. One day, she receives a bump on her head; she starts to remember parts of her past as a lethal secret agent. She hires detective Mitch to protect her and together they form an amazing assassination team.
  7. “In the Line of Fire”- This 1993 best assassination movie has an all-star cast including Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich and Rene Russo. Clint plays the role of Frank Horrigan, a secret service agent. He remembers the day that he and his team allowed President Kennedy to be assassinated and vows to never let it happen again. When Mitch Leary, a former CIA assassin, has plans to assassinate the current president, Frank does everything in his power to stop him.
  8. “Smokin Aces”- “Smokin Aces” is a 2006 movie starring Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds and Ray Liotta. “Smokin Aces” is about a mob boss who has a contract hit out on a musician, Ace. Ace wants to turn state’s evidence on the mob. He is placed in protective custody and is soon wanted by not only the mob but cons, hitmen, bounty hunters and mobsters because it turns out he is worth a lot of money.
  9. “Grosse Point Blank”- If you want to see one of the best assassin movies, you have to watch “Grosse Point Blank.” The movie stars John Cusack, Minnie Driver and Dan Aykroyd. John Cusack plays Martin Blank, a professional assassin. He is sent to Grosse Point Blank, Michigan on a contract assignment. It seems there are others who want to assassinate him such as two federal agents and several other assassins.
  10. “Collateral”- “Collateral” is a 2004 movie with Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx and Jada Pinkett Smith. Jamie plays a cabbie named Max, Tom plays as assassin named Vincent and Jada is Annie, a prosecutor. Max wants a life with more money until one night his dream comes true when Vincent offers him $600 for an entire night. Vincent is contracted to stop at five places and kill five people.

-Deana Clark

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