American Assassin (2017)

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Released:  Friday, September 15, 2017  
Studio: Lionsgate
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: This Film Is Not Yet Rated


American Assassin tells the origin story of CIA super agent Mitch Rapp. Long before he was a terrorist’s worst nightmare and before he was quietly loathed and publically lauded by the politicians on Capital Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world, but then tragedy struck. Following this misfortune, Rapp was resurrected from the ashes and recruited to a new life in the nation’s most elite covert operations program. Now he is a man reborn with a mission of retribution.


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American Assassin Set for September 2017 Premiere  03/21/2017 11:01 AM EDT
"American Assassin", the upcoming thriller based on the bestselling Vince Flynn novel series, has announced a release date for September 15, 2017. The Lionsgate/CBS Films project will star Dylan O'Brien as Mitch Rapp, a CIA black ops recruit who carries out covert counter-terrorist operations, and Michael Keaton, who will play Stan Hurley, Rapp's instructor.In the film, CIA Deputy Director Irene K...  More>>

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