Top 10 Best Assassin Movies of All Time


This is a ranking of the finest assassin and hitman films. Watching a human be able to murder another human in cold blood is both entertaining and diabolical. We’ve put up this list of fantastic assassin movies to honor our love for seeing these cold-blooded contract murderers on the big screen. But which assassin film is the best of all time? We’ll let you vote and let us know what you think. All of the best assassin and hitman films have been included, but if you think one is missing, feel free to contribute to it. What are the best assassin movies, according to you? The top ten films on this list should give you a solid idea.

Assassin films are nearly often suspenseful thrillers about the intrigue and complexities that develop during the planning and execution of a hit. They can also be biographical, describing the events in a person’s life that led them to become a hitman and work in the death industry. Female assassin flicks are some of the best in the genre– there’s something incredibly amazing about watching ladies be badasses on screen.

Here are the top 10 best assassin movies:-

3 days to Kill (2014)

After just being diagnosed with a terminal disease, assassin Ethan Renner decides to give up his career. While looking after his teenage daughter, he must accomplish his final task of catching a terrorist.

Director: McG

Stars: Amber Heard, Kevin Costner

The American (2010)

When an operation in Sweden goes wrong, master assassin Jack (George Clooney) retreats to the Italian countryside in the hopes of avoiding detection. In an out of character action, he befriends a local priest and embarks on a whirlwind relationship with a stunning woman (Violante Placido). Jack, on the other hand, maybe committing a catastrophic error by venturing out of the shadows.

Director: Anton Corbijn

Stars: George Clooney, Violante Placido

Hitman (2007)

Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant), a professional assassin, becomes embroiled in a perilous political coup. He runs through Eastern Europe in the hopes of discovering who put him up and why. His growing bond to a gorgeous but damaged young woman, on the other hand, poses a greater threat to his safety than the Interpol and Russian agents after him.

Directors: Xavier Gens, Aleksander Bach

Stars: Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware

John Wick (2014)

After marrying the love of his life, legendary assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) retired from his murderous career. John is devastated by her untimely demise. When cruel mobster Iosef Tarasov (Alfie Allen) and his men take John’s beloved car and kill the dog that was the last gift from his wife, John unleashes his vengeful killing machine. Meanwhile, a hefty bounty has been set on the head of Iosef’s father (Michael Nyqvist), a former colleague of John’s.

Director: Chad Stahelski

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Chad Stahelski, Ian McShane, Bridget Moynahan

Looper (2012)

Time travel exists in a future society, but it is only available to those with the financial wherewithal to pay for it on the black market. When the mob wishes to get rid of someone, they send them back in time, where a hitman known as a looper is waiting to perform the job. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is one of these hired guns, and he performs an excellent job until his masters decide to “close the loop,” sending Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) back in time to be slain.

Director: Rian Johnson

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Bruce Willis and Paul Dano

Collateral (2004)

A cab driver discovers that his current customer is a hitman who orders him to drive from point to point until the final witness to a crime is killed. When the cabbie discovers the truth, he must stop the assassin from killing his last witness without becoming the next victim in the assassin’s long list of victims.

Director: Michael Mann

Stars: Tom Cruise, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jamie Foxx,  Mark Ruffalo and Javier Bardem

The Bourne Identity (2002)

The tale of a man (Matt Damon) who is rescued from the ocean, near death, by an Italian fishing boat. When he wakes up, he has total amnesia and has no idea who he is or where he came from… except for a set of amazing combat, language, and self-defence skills that hint at a perilous past. He embarks on a frantic search, aided by Marie (Franka Potente), to uncover who he really is and why he’s being hunted by assassins.

Director: Doug Liman

Stars: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper

Wanted (2008)

Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) is an office worker with no direction in life. Following the assassination of his estranged father, he meets Fox (Angelina Jolie), who recruits him into the Fraternity, a hidden club of assassins that follow Fate’s orders. Wesley is taught to tap into dormant powers by Fox and the Fraternity’s commander, Sloan (Morgan Freeman). Though he is pleased with his newfound powers, he begins to think that the Fraternity is more than meets the eye.

Director: Timur Bekmambetov

Stars: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

The Mechanic (2011)

Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) is one of an elite gang of assassins who may be the greatest in the business. Bishop carries out his duties with precision, detachment, and devotion to a rigorous code, but when his close friend and mentor, Harry (Donald Sutherland), is assassinated, Bishop pledges vengeance. With vengeance on his mind and a desire to learn Bishop’s craft, Harry’s son (Ben Foster) approaches him, heralding the start of a fatal alliance.

Director: Simon West

Stars: Jason Statham, Mini Anden, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland

Hanna (2011)

Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) has spent her life training to be the perfect assassin, having been raised in the Finnish forest by her father (Eric Bana). Hanna’s father assigns her to a job, and she travels across Europe in stealth, dodging agents sent after her by a merciless operative named Marissa (Cate Blanchett), who formerly worked with Hanna’s father. Hanna is confronted with unexpected truths about her existence as she gets closer to her objective, and she begins to doubt her humanity.

Director: Joe Wright

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana

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