American Assassin

Mitch Rapp and his girlfriend are on vacation in Ibiza, Spain. Moments after proposing, a jihadist cell lands on the beach and begins to attack the civilians with assault rifles. Amid the carnage, Rapp frantically attempts to find his fiancée, but is unable to prevent her death at the hands of the terrorists.

Eighteen months later, Rapp, now consumed by his desire for vengeance, frequents an internet message board where the terrorist responsible for his girlfriend's murder quizzes Rapp on aspects of Islam and jihad. Having secured an invitation to meet him face to face, Rapp prepares to take his vengeance on the man responsible for his girlfriend's death, but before he can kill the terrorist, the cell is suddenly ambushed by U.S. Special Forces. Upset over the perception that he has been denied his vengeance, Rapp repeatedly stabs the terrorist he was after, who is already dead from the ambush, before being dragged out by the U.S. forces. In a CIA safe house Rapp undergoes 30 days of debriefing before being offered a chance by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy to join a black operations unit codenamed Orion. Its head, Stan Hurley, is a former U.S. Navy SEAL and a Cold War veteran who trains Rapp and the other potential recruits in asymmetric warfare. Read more on Wikipedia.

MPAA Rating:R
Genre:Action, Thriller
Country:Hong Kong, United States
Directed By:Michael Cuesta
Written By:Marshall Herskovitz, Michael Finch, Stephen Schiff, Edward Zwick
Cast:Charlotte Vega, Taylor Kitsch, Trevor White, Alaa Safi, Navid Negahban, Kamil Lemieszewski, Jeff Davis, Sanaa Lathan, David Suchet, Michael Keaton, Shahid Ahmed, Buster Reeves, Scott Adkins, Chris Webster, Adam Collins, Nick Cavaliere, Christopher Bomford, Yousef 'Joe' Sweid, Shiva Negar, Dylan O'Brien
In Theaters:Sep 15, 2017
Runtime:1 hour 52 minutes
Production:Lionsgate, CBS Films, Di Bonaventura Pictures
Box Office:$36,249,674

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