The roots of the word assassination come from the Arabic group, who used to kill the members of elite families, for political and religious reasons. True to the meaning of its original word, in today’s world, assassinations take place to bump off the influential, political and sometimes the rich. It’s the extreme measure that’s often implemented by terrorists and some times by the Government, to eradicate targets.
Over the years, Hollywood has come up with movies about hitmans, assassins and assassinations. Our list tells you about ten such movies, where either the assassination took place or they were supposed to but they didn’t and the aftermath associated with it. Read on.. here is the list of the top hitman movies ever. You can stream some of these best assassin movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
12. The Machinist (2011)
Played by Jason Statham, Bishop is a professional assassin employed by an organization that provides him with names of high profile victims which includes a Colombian drug lord. He is an expert at stealth infiltration and skilled at hand to hand combat. He is also extremely resourceful and often uses his surroundings to help him in his mission. A completely cold and manipulative person Bishop is a highly calculating killer and like a snake that charms its prey he too can be affable and charming when required. He displays a great deal of sophistication as is evident in his music choices and is also adept at designing explosives. He is a thoroughly dangerous man and a cold blooded killer if ever there was one to grace the Hollywood screens.
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11. Valkyrie (2008)