What happens when you take a badass assassin movie and throw kung-fu and samurai swords into the mix? You'll have to find out for yourself, with this collection of the finest Asian assassin movies around, including 'Branded to Kill' and recent Filipino prison thriller 'On the Job'!
These intense Asian crime-thrillers prove America has no monopoly on the quality gangster flick. From Hong-Kong police cinema to Yakuza thrillers, you're sure to find something to satisfy your lust for high-octane underworld action. Also make sure to check out "Drug War' for a non-stop masterpiece from Hong Kong!
Just when you thought nothing could top the 1970s for neo-noir grit, along came 'Blood Simple', 'Body Heat', and 'Blade Runner'; thoroughly dark, flawlessly stylish, oddly alliterative, the 1980s surely did its part for the canon.
Only movies with the very highest amount of asses being kicked have made it on to this collection of trained killers doing what they do best! Check out 'Smokin' Aces' for some OTT Tarantino-esque action, or '13 Samurai' for a fantastic Asian addition.
Few professions get a cooler rap from Hollywood than that of hired-killer. Check out this collection of the very best movies centered around the exploits of stone-cold, expertly trained assassins, including cult-classic 'Leon: The Professional' and femme-fatale flick 'La Femme Nikita'!