Movies about assassins

Movies about assassins
List of the best films about assassins according to the audience: Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes, The Accountant, The Protégé, The Hitman's Bodyguard, Sniper: Ultimate Kill, In the Arms of an Assassin, The Bourne Legacy, Terminal, The Rhythm Section, The Third Murder.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Before he lost his sight. Before he pledged his service to Kublai Khan. Hundred Eyes saw what made him into the deadly assassin who trains Marco Polo.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins, Geniuses, Police, Family
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Fight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceUSA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersSpy, Partners
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes, Fight
StyleFascinating, Womens in main roles

Rembrandt and Anna, two world premier assassins who share a mysterious past from Vietnam, traverse the globe competing for high-profile contracts. When Anna's mentor is murdered, she and Rembrandt must form an uneasy alliance and return to Vietnam to track down his killer.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:06
CharactersDogs, Hired assassins, Strong women, Killers, Bodyguards
PlotLove, Survival, Martial Arts, Chase, Hatred
PlacePrison, Sea, Aircraft, Women's Prison, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating

The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:12
CharactersLesbians, Snipers, Gay, Killers
PlotWar, Pursuit, Funeral
PlaceCemetery, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Tense, Disturbing

Colombian drug kingpin Jesús Morales secretly pays for the services of a sniper nicknamed "The Devil," capable of killing one-by-one the enemies of anyone who hires him. With no adversaries left alive, Morales grows stronger and gains control of more smuggling routes into the United States. The DEA, alarmed by this threat to the country, sends agent Kate Estrada, who has been following Morales for years, and Marine sniper Brandon Beckett to Colombia. Their mission: Kill "The Devil" and bring Morales back to the US to be tried for his crimes. The agents think they have everything under control, but Morales and "The Devil" have prepared plenty of surprises to keep the mission from succeeding.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryUSA, Dominican Republic
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotPursuit, Weapon
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

Victor (William Levy) is one of the world’s most handsome men, but he has a deep secret – he is a cold blooded assassin. Smooth talking and seductive, Victor was raised to do one thing only, which is to kill for money. When he is sent to the home of a brutal drug lord to collect payment for his most recent hit, he encounters the beautiful Sarai (Alicia Sanz), who has been forced to spend the last 9 years of her life with the drug lord.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Japan
Duration02:15
CharactersCIA, Spy, Wolves, Heroes, Special agents
PlotSpecial services, Skirmishes, Experiments, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Hungary, USA
Duration02:48
CharactersSnipers, Teachers, Hired assassins, Strong women, Criminals
PlotChess, Revenge, Money, Death, Seduction
PlaceEngland
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Fancy

In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, two assassins carry out a sinister mission, a teacher battles a fatal illness, and an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress lead dangerous double lives. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night, as their lives intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind who is hell-bent on revenge.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Republic of Ireland, USA
CharactersTerrorists, Scouts, Hired assassins, Strong women
PlotRevenge, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Investigation
PlaceMountains, England, Hotels, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Womens in main roles

After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adapting the identity of an assassin to track down those responsible.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Killers, Lawyers, Judge, Fathers
PlotInvestigation, Computers, Mystery, Snow, Mystery
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Japan, Kitchen
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
PlotPassion, Obsession, Art
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Creepy

Janie’s just trying to get well. As she recovers from a violent psychotic break, she’s subjected each day to a bizarre holistic health and wellness regimen designed, and enforced, by her lifelong nanny and caretaker. But when she develops an obsession with a stranger, Janie's buried demons begin to surface.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersSuperhero, Police, Criminals, Losers
PlotGambling, Investigation, Happiness, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlacePrison, England, London
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

London cop and compulsive gambler Harry Clayton is on the verge of losing everything. On the night when his huge debts are to be called in, he meets the enigmatic Eve, who gives him a mysterious bracelet said to endow the wearer with immense luck. Harry's fortunes suddenly begin to shift, but he also soon finds himself sucked into a sinister crime wave sweeping through the city.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersDogs, Horses, Scientists, Writers, Lawyers
PlotDancing, Money, Investigation, Political, Jealousy
PlaceEngland, Hotels, Mansions
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Teachers, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, Death, Water
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A young assassin is sent to kill a retired mob boss. But things get complicated when she begins to like him.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Spy, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotMotorcycles, Pursuit
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

The son of a North Korean spy decides to follow in his father's footsteps to protect his little sister. After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In order to save his sister’s life, Myung-hoon volunteers to become a spy and infiltrates the South as a teenage defector. While attending high school in the South, he meets another girl named Hye-in, and rescues her when she comes under attack. South Korean Intelligence soon discover Myung-hoon’s activities and begin tracking him, all the while his own government sends a vicious assassin to eliminate him.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian commando and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the dark arts of assassination and learns the true meaning of friendship, honor and respect.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersKillers, Priests
PlotWar, Adventure, Friendship, Conspiracies, Freedom
PlaceVillage, England
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

A former assassin tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked highwayman in Colonial America.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:48
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotSkirmishes
PlaceHotels
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Black humor, For men

When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:24
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Hired assassins, Killers, Doctors
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Death
PlaceVillage, Africa
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryPhilippines
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Death, Chase
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating

When a former BlackRose cartel assassin deliberately betrays them by refusing to complete her mission, the cartel orders her execution. Unbeknownst to them, she fakes her own death and is able to create a new life of her own. When the cartel discovers she is alive, the hunter becomes the hunted as she fights to get revenge on those who took her new life away from her.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
Duration02:29
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Tough guys, Presidential
PlotHostage, Political, Conspiracies
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryJapan, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Germany
Duration01:33
CharactersHired assassins, Killers
PlaceVillage, Japan, China

Long is a Taiwanese killer known for his sword skills. After Long fails a Tokyo mission, he moves to a small town where no one knows about him.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy
CountryFrance, Germany, USA
CharactersStrong women, Mom and daughter, Defenders
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Pursuit, Weapon
StyleWomens in main roles

In her turbulent life as a professional assassin, Scarlet was cruelly forced to abandon her daughter Sam and go on the run. Years later, despite the estrangement, Sam has also grown up into a cold blooded hitwoman. After a high-stake mission spins out of control, putting an innocent 8-year-old girl in the middle of the gang war she has unleashed, Sam has no choice but to go rogue. This ultimately leads her back to her mother and her former hitwomen sidekicks, who all join forces in an avenging war against those who took everything from them.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:41
CharactersSerial killers, Teachers, Childrens, Killers, Babysitting
PlotDeath, Jealousy, Blackmail
PlaceSchool
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

A widower suspects that his seemingly perfect adolescent daughter is a heartless killer.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrethriller
CountrySpain, USA
CharactersHired assassins, Killers
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

When Mike finds out that he has he same neurological disease as his father, he decides to enter a chain of assisted suicides, which operates under one rule: if you want to die, you must kill someone first.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryThailand, China, USA
Duration01:31
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Karate
PlaceVillage, Jungle, China
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersGay, Terrorists, Friends, Losers, Janitors
PlotHostage
PlaceHotels
StyleFor a group of friends

Three friends are on the verge of getting their video game financed when their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration02:25
CharactersPolice, Special agents, FBI, Businessmen
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Revenge, Investigation
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Snake, Spiders, Babies
PlotLoneliness
PlaceSea, Hospitals, Cemetery, Hotels
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Black humor, Disturbing

A pregnant widow, believing herself to be guided by her unborn child, embarks on a homicidal rampage.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Horses, Knights, Friends, Princesses
PlotLove, War, On real events, Political, Power
PlaceEngland, France
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.





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