The Best Assassin Movies Films
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The Best Assassin Movies

List Criteria: Movies must feature assassins and assassinations.

A list of the best assassin and hitman movies. What's the best assassin movie of all time? All of the best assassin and hitman movies have been included, but if you believe there's a quality assassin film missing from the list of the best assassin films, feel free to add it in yourself. What are the best assassin films?

Assassin movies are almost always thrillers involved in the intrigue and complications that arise during the planning and due to the result of an assassination. Sometimes they are also biographical, chronicling the events in a person's life that lead to them becoming a hit man and entering an industry that deals in death.

Unlike regular murder, that is often charged with emotion, for assassins it's just business. If you are looking for a good revenge film – something charged with hatred and emotion – check out the best revenge movies list for more excellent action movies.
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    the people's #1 Sergej Trifunović, Branislav Lečić, Bora Todorović

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    most listed & ranked high on reranks Lucy Liu, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino

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    ranked low on reranks Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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    Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Tom Hanks, Jude Law, Daniel Craig

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    ranked low on reranks Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Lucy Liu, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson

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    ranked low on reranks Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Albert Finney

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    Derek Jacobi, Edward Fox, Donald Sinden

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham

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    Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis

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    Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

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    Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

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    Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan

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    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison

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    ranked low on reranks Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott

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    Alicia Keys, Ben Affleck, Ryan Reynolds

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    Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, Common

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    Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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    Charles Bronson, Keenan Wynn, Jan-Michael Vincent

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    La Femme Nikita

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    added by zxray Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow

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    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

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    Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara, Rhona Mitra

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    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore

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    George Clooney, Violante Placido, Isabelle Adriani

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    Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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    Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

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    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

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    Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas

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    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Geena Davis, David Morse

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    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

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    Forest Whitaker, Victor Argo, Henry Silva

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    Anne Bancroft, Harvey Keitel, Bridget Fonda

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    Mira Sorvino, Danny Trejo, Chow Yun-Fat

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    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    added by wiabux Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Callum Blue

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    added by zxray Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Eddie Izzard

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    added by zxray Carlos Gallardo, Juan García, María Castillo

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    Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica Huston

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    added by wiabux Patharawarin Timkul, Pisek Intrakanchit, Pawalit Mongkolpisit

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Naomie Harris, Rain, Lee Joon

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    Christina Applegate, Mark Wahlberg, Elliott Gould

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    Alain Delon, François Périer, Cathy Rosier

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    Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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