7of the best assassin films.
1 THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973) EDWARD FOX plays a suave and ruthless assassin tasked with killing French President Charles de Gaulle. All the police have to go on is his codename... the Jackal.
2 LEON (1974) FRENCH actor Jean Reno plays loner Leon who happens to be a professional assassin. He takes a 12-year-old girl under his wing when her family is killed and starts teaching her the secrets of his deadly trade.
3 ASSASSINS (1995) SYLVESTER STALLONE and Antonio Banderas play rival assassins gunning for each other with Julianne Moore caught up in the flying bullets.
4 GROSSE POINTE BLANK (1997) JOHN CUSACK decides to combine both a contract hit and his high school reunion playing professional assassin Martin Blank in this action comedy.
5 THE BOURNE IDENTITY (2002) MATT DAMON'S first outing as the government assassin Jason Bourne who is determined to piece together his past after suffering amnesia.
(2004) Tom Cruise gives a 6collateral chilling performance as a contract killer who causes a bloodbath when he steps into the life of an unsuspecting cab driver played by Jamie Foxx.
7 HANNA (2011) SAOIRSE RONAN plays a teenager brought up in the wilderness by her ex-CIA agent father (Eric Bana) to be the perfect assassin. Her first mission sees her travelling across Europe.