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Assassination Details


In Assassination, a routine political thriller directed by Peter Hunt, Jay Hillion (Charles Bronson) is a secret service agent assigned to protect First Lady Lara Royce Craig (Jill Ireland). Lara hates Hillion and tries to get away from him but finds she needs him when her life is threatened by a series of assassination attempts which may have originated from the White House. This routine actioner has little to offer that is new or different, but it tells its tale at a good pace and has some nice location photography. Charles Bronson gives his usual steely performance, while Jill Ireland is more sympathetic as the First Lady who likes her independence but must learn to trust a man she detests. This film, while routine and somewhat predictable will be enjoyed by Bronson fans. ~ Linda Rasmussen, Rovi

  • Release date:January 9, 1987


Charles Bronson
as Jay Killian
Jill Ireland
as Laramie Royce Craig
Jan Gan Boyd
as Charlotte Chang
Randy Brooks
as Tyler Loudermilk
Erik Stern
as Reno Bracken
Michael Ansara
as Sen. Hector Bunsen
James Staley
as Briggs
Larry Sellers
as Indian Joe
Chris Alcaide
as Chief Justice
Peter Lupus
as TV Announcer
Arthur Hansel
as Barstow
Elizabeth Lauren
as Moonbeam
Charles Howerton
as President Calvin Craig
Beverly Thompson
as June Merkel
Ed Levitt
as FBI Agent
William Hayes
as Pritchard Young
Jack Gill
as Kerry Fane
Valentine McCallum
Tony Borgia
as Bomb Squad Man
Michael Welden
as FBI Agent
Natalie Alexander
as Claire Thompson
James Acheson
as Osborne Weems
Linda Harwood
as Sally Moore
J. Michael Patterson
as Conductor
James Clark
as Locomotive Engineer
John Hawker
as Porter
Lori Stephens
as Female TV Reporter
Paul McCallum
as Sandy Ott
Mischa Hausserman
as Danzig
Jason Scura
as Capt. Hammond
William Prince
as H.H. Royce
Vivian Tyus
as Maid
Robert Dowdell
as Capt. Ogilvy
Mihoko Tokoro
as Reporter
Lucille Bliss
as Crone
Stephen Elliott
as Fitzroy
John Salvi
as Platt
Robert Axelrod
as Finney


Peter Hunt
Pancho Kohner
Richard Sale
Hanania Baer
Valentine McCallum
Composer (Music Score)
Paula Erickson
Musical Direction/Supervision
William Cruse
Production Designer
Menahem Golan
Executive Producer
Yoram Globus
Executive Producer
Shelley Komarov
Costume Designer
Thomas Brandau
Sound/Sound Designer
Jack Gill
Perry Bullington