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Assassin's Bullet Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    20

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 10

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Robert Abele

    Assassin's Bullet is strictly '90s-era pay-cable genre-rip-off nostalgia, ripe for ridicule.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Village Voice Nick Schager

    Fans of incessant flashbacks and endless whooshing zooms into close-ups will find much to love about Assassin's Bullet; less satisfied, alas, will be those with a fondness for lucid plotting, compelling intrigue, and credible performances.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    USA Today Scott Bowles

    What snookered Slater (not to mention Donald Sutherland) into this film is a wonder, because there's not a genuine bone in it. Think the Bourne franchise meets the Bond franchise, without the wit or action.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    Much of this makes little sense, but it's hard to care.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    For the thickheaded thriller Assassin's Bullet the Bulgarian actress Elika Portnoy dreamed up a story with three roles for herself and fails to convince in any of them.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    The action sequences are strictly pro forma and -- despite the sleek killer's resemblance to the similarly lethal heroine of "La Femme Nikita" -- this dull effort lacks the excitement generated by any of its incarnations.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The cockeyed C-quality B movie, shot on location with a Balkan supporting cast and crew, mixes a precarious pileup of visual clichés with over-staged action sequences.

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