Director: Michael Cuesta
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriter: Stephen Schiff
Starring: Michael Keaton, Dylan O'Brien
Based on Vince Flynn's best-selling novel, "American Assassin" tells the story of legendary CIA agent Mitch Rapp. Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Keaton) would be the most feared training officer in the CIA if more than a handful of people at the agency knew that he existed. As American Assassin begins, Deputy Director Irene Kennedy tasks Hurley with training Mitch Rapp, a black ops recruit devastated by the loss of his fiancée to a terrorist attack. As Rapp’s training progresses, the pair is dispatched on a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative from starting World War III in the Middle East.