Hour of the Assassin (1987)

R   |    |  Action, Drama

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Fiero is hired to assassinate the newly-elected civilian president of San Pedro. His employers are a group of generals, threatened by the liberal sympathies of the new president-elect. The ... See full summary »


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19 April 2017 | GOWBTW
| A game of cat and mouse
In the political world, there are different parties duking it out for control of the country. A green beret named Fiero(Erik Estrada, Frank "Ponch" Poncherello on "CHiPs") is hired to assassinate the newly elected president of Peru. The people who hired him are the generals who killed his father 5 years ago. A CIA agent named Merrick (Robert Vaughn) is here to stop the assassination as quick as possible. Fiero knows that he is a pawn is this game. He is helped by a photographer, and knows for sure that he doesn't trust the generals behind the plot. It's all a game of "cat and mouse". Fiero with his military skills take out the ones who gets in his way. And Merrick takes out the ones who are using Fiero. Even though he is supposed to stop him. The real bad guys are the generals who used him. A lot of scenery of Peru is used for this movie. The chase scenes wasn't so bad. Though more could be put in this movie. Oh, well. What can you do? It was enough time for the assassin to strike, I wish there was more impact to this movie. Two great stars aren't enough to help. But they did provide for the movie. 2 out of 5 stars.

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Action | Drama


Release Date:

23 January 1987



Country of Origin

Peru, USA

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