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Director  Peter R. Hunt
Music director  Robert O. Ragland
Duration  
Country  United States
5/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama, Thriller
Cinematography  Hanania Baer
Writer  Richard Sale
Language  English
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Release date  January 9, 1987 (USA)
Cast  Charles Bronson (Jay Killion), Jill Ireland (Lara Royce Craig), Stephen Elliott (Fitzroy), Jan Gan Boyd (Charlotte Chong), James Staley, Frank Zagarino
Similar movies  Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland appear in Assassination and Death Wish II

A Secret Service agent (Charles Bronson) and the presidents wife (Jill Ireland) flee from a senators (Michael Ansara) hit man.

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Assassination is a 1987 action-thriller film about a bodyguard who is assigned to protect the First Lady of the United States against an assassination plot. The film was directed by Peter R. Hunt, and stars Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, and Stephen Elliott. Actor Chris Alcaide came out of retirement to play the Chief Justice.

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Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.

Plot

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Jay Killian (Charles Bronson) is a senior member of the Secret Service. On the day before the Inauguration of the new president, Killian has just returned from a six-month sick leave. He is given a new assignment: to protect the First Lady, Lara Royce Craig (Jill Ireland).

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Being highly qualified and a seasoned veteran of the service, Killian is dismayed that he is not on the Presidential detail. To make matters worse, Lara proves to be an extremely difficult charge. She is arrogant, condescending, demanding, and she detests the presence of Killian.

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With the First Lady doing what she wants and ignoring all of Killians suggestions, it becomes apparent that someone wants Lara dead—especially when a biker tries to shoot her.

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A wild cross-country adventure ensues as Killian attempts to protect Lara and flush out the assassin and his contractor—and the assassination attempts may have originated from the White House.

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Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland appear in Assassination and Death Wish II. Charles Bronson appears in Assassination and Death Wish 4: The Crackdown. Charles Bronson appears in Assassination and Death Wish 3. Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland appear in Assassination and The Mechanic. Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland appear in Assassination and Breakout.

Cast

  • Charles Bronson as Jay Killian
  • Jill Ireland as First Lady Lara Royce Craig
  • Stephen Elliott as Fitzroy
  • Jan Gan Boyd as Charlotte Chong
  • References

    Assassination (1987 film) Wikipedia
    Assassination (1987 film) IMDb Assassination (1987 film) themoviedb.org


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