American Assassin is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta.

Official trailers

CBS Films on Thursday, August 17, 2017 released the trailer:
AMERICAN ASSASSIN - GET IT DONE - Trailer :60 - In Theaters September 15.

Story intro

Mitch Rapp and his girlfriend Katrina Harper are on vacation in Ibiza, Spain. Moments after Katrina accepts Mitch's proposal of marriage, a jihadist cell lands on the beach and begins to attack the civilians with assault rifles. Amid the carnage, Rapp frantically attempts to find Katrina, but his fiancée is killed by the terrorists.


Dylan O'Brien
Mitch Rapp
Michael Keaton
Stan Hurley
Sanaa Lathan
Deputy Director Irene Kennedy
Shiva Negar
Annika Ogden
Taylor Kitsch
"Ghost" (Ronnie)
David Suchet
Director Thomas Stansfield
Navid Negahban
Scott Adkins
Alaa Safi
Khalid Laith
Mohammad Bakri
Charlotte Vega
Katrina Harper


Principal photography took place between September and December 2016 in London, Rome, and Phuket, with additional filming in Valletta and Birmingham.

The film American Assassin was scheduled to be released by Lionsgate Films and Lions Gate Entertainment on September 15, 2017 (Turkey) and on October 12, 2017 (Germany).

The duration of the film is 111 minutes. With a budget of $33 - 63 million, the film grossed over $67.2 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


American Assassin got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website:

Google: #AmericanAssassin

Wikipedia: American Assassin