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History Drama 20121h 47mOn: Free Services Hoopla Tags: War Country: China

In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han Emperor under his wing, Cao crowns himself King of Wei. He built a magnificent Bronze Sparrow Island to symbolize his power and rumors spread that he would replace the Emperor. Meanwhile, young lovers Mu Shun (Hiroshi Tamaki) and Ling Ju (Liu Yi-Fei) are taken from a prison camp to a hidden tomb, where they spend five cruel years together, training as assassins for a secret mission. In the year 220 BC astronomical signs predict dramatic change. As a result, Cao's son Cao Pi (Yau Sam-Chi) and Cao's followers urge Cao to become the new Emperor - but unknown opposing forces plot against him.The Assassins featuring Chow Yun-Fat and Liu Yifei is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, free on Tubi, free on Popcornflix, and 4 others. It's a drama and history movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 5.5 (1,909 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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#23,853 Ranked Movie

#83 Ranked in Movies on Hiyah

#1618 Ranked in War Movies

#1746 Ranked in History Movies

The Assassins has an average IMDb audience rating of 5.5 (1,909 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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