The Terminator (1984)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $38.40M
A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $78.80M
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $120.52M
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $227.14M
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: null
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
From Russia with Love (1963)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $24.80M
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $70.10M
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
Il conformista (1970)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 100 | Earnings: null
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 94 | Earnings: null
A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $259.75M
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $66.47M
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $32.35M
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $171.02M
John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassins' guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head, he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $214.95M
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $78.04M
Incompetent police detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.