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The Assignment (2016)

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After waking up and discovering that he has undergone gender reassignment surgery, an assassin seeks to find the doctor responsible.

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Following an ace assassin who is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman now a hitwoman sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets. Written by bartholomewmatthew

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Director Walter Hill read journalist-writer Denis Hamill's first draft of this screenplay in 1978. Years later Hill optioned it and revised the script before abandoning it for several years. See more »

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Why does this site not have ratings lower than awful?
6 March 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Short N Sweet review with no spoilers and no story beats:

The budget is $5mil and I assume that 99% of it went to pay the actors, which isn't good for most of the cast as they probably were paid scale after Weaver and Shalhoub got the biggest chunk of it, i'm guessing Rodriguez got paid in stamps; for future roles when she decides to "mail it in".

It was such an awful movie and yet I couldn't look away. Save yourself the hour and a half and go watch paint dry, it'll make for a better story to tell your friends.


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