• The Assignment (2017)

The Assignment

Release Date: April 7th, 2017

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2017

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

After being double-crossed, a hit man becomes a hit woman (Michelle Rodriguez) with help from a rogue surgeon (Sigourney Weaver). Accompanied by a nurse named Johnnie, she sets out for revenge.

Cast: Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Tony Shalhoub, Caitlin Gerard, Anthony LaPaglia, Terry Chen, Paul McGillion, Zak Santiago

Director: Walter Hill

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: SBS Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The somber tone and low-end production values may not be exactly in tune with young neo-noir enthusiasts, but more seasoned fans of the genre and the filmmaker will recognize and embrace Hill’s use of noir to play with and comment on topical issues in a deliciously subversive way, political correctness be damned. show more

  • 40
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    This is a film which doesn’t take itself very seriously, and it will work best with an audience which takes the same approach. show more

  • 20
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    If (Re)Assignment played more like a spoof of vintage pulp and less like a tacky rehash of it, that choice could have worked. Instead, it just comes off as clueless — about gender as well as filmmaking. show more

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