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This is a list of fictional stories in which assassinations feature as an important plot element. Passing mentions are omitted from this list. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... It has been suggested that Selective assassination be merged into this article or section. ... Look up plot in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

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Novels

Prus.

Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 494 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (636 × 772 pixel, file size: 46 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Bolesław Prus ~1902 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Political fiction... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 494 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (636 × 772 pixel, file size: 46 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Bolesław Prus ~1902 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Political fiction... Bolesław Prus Bolesław Prus (pronounced: [bɔlεswaf prus]; August 20, 1847 – May 19, 1912), born Aleksander Głowacki, was a Polish journalist, short-story writer, and novelist. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (580x800, 65 KB) Jack London, circa. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (580x800, 65 KB) Jack London, circa. ... Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916),[1][2][3] was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Bolesław Prus Bolesław Prus (pronounced: [bɔlεswaf prus]; August 20, 1847 – May 19, 1912), born Aleksander Głowacki, was a Polish journalist, short-story writer, and novelist. ... Pharaoh (Polish: Faraon) is the fourth and last of the major novels by Bolesław Prus. ... Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916),[1][2][3] was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916),[1][2][3] was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. ... Sir James Matthew Barrie, Baronet, Scottish author Sir James Matthew Barrie, Baronet (May 9, 1860 - June 19, 1937), more commonly known as J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish novelist and dramatist. ... Richard Thomas Condon (born March 18, 1915 in New York, New York; died April 9, 1996 in Dallas, Texas), was a satirical novelist best known for conspiratorial tales such as The Manchurian Candidate. ... The Manchurian Candidate is a 1959 thriller novel written by Richard Condon, later adapted into films in 1962 and 2004. ... Irwin Shaw (né Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff, February 27, 1913 - May 16, 1984) was an American Jewish playwright, screen writer and author. ... Rich Man, Poor Man is a 1969 novel written by Irwin Shaw. ... Frederick Forsyth. ... The Day of the Jackal is a thriller novel by Frederick Forsyth, first published in 1971, about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS, a French terrorist group of the early 1960s, to kill Charles de Gaulle. ... The Parallax View is a 1974 movie directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Warren Beatty (who was also a producer), adapted from the novel by Loren Singer. ... James Grady (born March 14, 1971 in Aberdeen) is a Scottish footballer who currently plays striker for Gretna in the Scottish First Division. ... Film poster for Three Days of the Condor Three Days of the Condor is an United States motion picture made in 1975. ... Richard Thomas Condon (born March 18, 1915 in New York, New York; died April 9, 1996 in Dallas, Texas), was a satirical novelist best known for conspiratorial tales such as The Manchurian Candidate. ... Richard Condons 1974 political satire, Winter Kills, is a black comedy exploring the assassination of a U.S. President. ... Trevanian is a pen name of Dr. Rodney William Whitaker, born June 12, 1931 in Granville, New York. ... Shibui (渋い, adjective), or shibumi (渋み, noun), is a Japanese word which refers to a particular aesthetic of simple, subtle, and unobtrusive beauty. ... David Morrell (born 1943 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) is the award-winning author of First Blood, the novel in which Rambo was created. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Executive Orders is a political and military thriller novel by Tom Clancy. ... Vince Flynn is a best-selling American author of political thriller novels. ... Vince Flynn is a best-selling American author of political thriller novels. ... Vince Flynn is a best-selling American author of political thriller novels. ... Lee Child accepting Barry Award Lee Child (born 1954, Coventry, England) is a British thriller writer currently living in New York City with his wife Jane, daughter Ruth, and a dog named Jenny. ... Without Fail is the sixth book in the Jack Reacher series written by Lee Child. ...

Plays

Image File history File links Shakespeare. ... Image File history File links Shakespeare. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Henry VI Part III is the third of William Shakespeares plays set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England, and prepares the ground for one of his best-known and most controversial plays: the tragedy of King Richard III (Richard III of England). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Tragedy of Julius Cæsar, more commonly known simply as Julius Caesar, is a tragedy by William Shakespeare written in around 1600. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Hamlet and Horatio in the cemetery by Eugène Delacroix For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Macbeth and Banquo meeting the witches on the heath by Théodore Chassériau. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Films

Hamlet and Horatio in the cemetery by Eugène Delacroix For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... In general usage a tragedy is a play, movie or sometimes a real world event with a sad outcome. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Macbeth and Banquo meeting the witches on the heath by Théodore Chassériau. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... In general usage a tragedy is a play, movie or sometimes a real world event with a sad outcome. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Tragedy of Julius Cæsar, more commonly known simply as Julius Caesar, is a tragedy by William Shakespeare written in around 1600. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... In general usage a tragedy is a play, movie or sometimes a real world event with a sad outcome. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Manchurian Candidate is a film adapted from the 1959 thriller novel written by Richard Condon. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Richard Thomas Condon (born March 18, 1915 in New York, New York; died April 9, 1996 in Dallas, Texas), was a satirical novelist best known for conspiratorial tales such as The Manchurian Candidate. ... Pharaoh (Polish: Faraon) is the fourth and last of the major novels by Bolesław Prus. ... A reel of film, which predates digital cinematography. ... Bolesław Prus Bolesław Prus (pronounced: [bɔlεswaf prus]; August 20, 1847 – May 19, 1912), born Aleksander Głowacki, was a Polish journalist, short-story writer, and novelist. ... Blowup (also rendered as Blow-Up) is an award-winning 1966 British-Italian art film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, his first English language film. ... Michelangelo Antonioni (born September 29, 1912 in Ferrara, Italy) is an Italian film director whose films are widely considered as some of the most influential in film aesthetic. ... Bullitt is a 1968 action crime mystery thriller film starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset, with Don Gordon, Robert Duvall, Carl Reindel, Felice Orlandi, Vic Tayback, Pat Renella, Paul Genge, Bill Hickman, Norman Fell and Brandy Carroll. ... Peter Yates (born 24 July 1929 in Aldershot, Hampshire) is an English film director and producer. ... Steve McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an Academy Award-nominated American movie actor, nicknamed The King of Cool.[1] He was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1960s and 1970s due to a popular anti-hero persona. ... The Assassination Bureau is a tongue-in-cheek film made in 1969 based on an unfinished book, by Jack London. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916),[1][2][3] was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. ... The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 film set in the early 1960s based on a novel of the same name by Frederick Forsyth. ... Film adaptation is the transfer of a written work to a feature film. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Frederick Forsyth. ... The Parallax View is a 1974 movie directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Warren Beatty (who was also a producer), adapted from the novel by Loren Singer. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Three Days of the Condor is a United States motion picture made in 1975. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Film poster for Three Days of the Condor Three Days of the Condor is an United States motion picture made in 1975. ... James Grady (born March 14, 1971 in Aberdeen) is a Scottish footballer who currently plays striker for Gretna in the Scottish First Division. ... It has been suggested that Travis Bickle be merged into this article or section. ... Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an American film director, writer and producer and founder of the World Cinema Foundation. ... Richard Condons 1974 political satire, Winter Kills, is a black comedy exploring the assassination of a U.S. President. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Blow Out is a 1981 film by Brian DePalma starring John Travolta as Jack Terry, a movie sound effect technician from Philadelphia who, while recording sounds for a low-budget horror film, accidentally captures audio evidence of the possible assassination of the Pennsylvania governor who was planning to run for... Brian De Palma (born James Giacinto DePalma on September 11, 1940 in Newark, New Jersey) is a prolific, and controversial American film director. ... John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and singer. ... Audio engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the production of sound through mechanical means. ... Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a 1983 Indian film directed by Kundan Shah and produced by NFDC. The movie is a dark satirical comedy about the rampant corruption in the Indian political system. ... Kundan Shah (born 1947) is an Indian film director and writer. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Nikita (re-titled La Femme Nikita in some countries) is a 1990 French movie written and directed by Luc Besson. ... Luc Besson [IPA: lyk bɛsɔ̃] (born March 18, 1959) is a French film director, writer and producer. ... The point of no return, or the Rubicon, is the point beyond which someone, or some group of people, must continue on their current course of action. ... John Badham (born August 25, 1939, UK) is a film director. ... Nikita (re-titled La Femme Nikita in some countries) is a 1990 French movie written and directed by Luc Besson. ... In the Line of Fire is a 1993 film about a psychopath who attempts to assassinate the President of the United States. ... Wolfgang Petersen Wolfgang Petersen (born March 14, 1941 in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany) is a German film director. ... The Jackal - Poster 1 The Jackal - Poster 2 This article is about the movie. ... In film, a remake is a newer version of a previously released film or a newer version of the source (play, novel, story, etc. ... The Day of the Jackal is a thriller novel by Frederick Forsyth, first published in 1971, about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS, a French terrorist group of the early 1960s, to kill Charles de Gaulle. ... Interview With the Assassin is a 2002 drama/mockumentary starring Raymond J. Barry and Dylan Haggerty. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Neil Burger is a Connecticut-born film director who has filmed the pseudo-documentary, Interview with the Assassin (2002), and the period drama, The Illusionist (2006). ... John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), also referred to as John F. Kennedy, Kennedy, John Kennedy, Jack Kennedy, or JFK, was the thirty-fifth President of the United States. ... Munich is a 2005 drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Tony Kushner and Eric Roth which depicts the 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli Olympic athletes by Black September gunmen, and the Israeli governments secret retaliation assassinations. ... Steven Allan Spielberg KBE (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... Death of a President is a fictional documentary about an attempt assassination of the current United States President George W. Bush. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Shooter may refer to: Shooter (1988 film), a 1988 made-for-TV film. ... Antoine Fuqua (born January 19, 1966 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an African-American film director of such films as The Replacement Killers with Chow Yun Fat, Bait with Jamie Foxx, Training Day with Denzel Washington, Tears of the Sun with Bruce Willis and King Arthur with Clive Owen. ... Smokin Aces is an action film written and directed by Joe Carnahan, set in Lake Tahoe, and primarily shot at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa (renamed the Nomad Casino in the film). ... The Mafia (also known as Cosa Nostra), is an Italian criminal secret society which first developed in the mid-19th century in Sicily. ... Vantage Point is a 2008 thriller film. ...

Television

  • Rich Man, Poor Man — 1976 ABC TV 12-part miniseries based on Irwin Shaw's novel.
  • La Femme Nikita — a television spy drama based upon the french film Nikita starring Peta Wilson and Roy Dupuis as assassins who work in a secret government counter-terrorist organisation called Section One, however Section One's operatives (assassins) work not for monetary gain or ideological devotion, but out of a fear of being Cancelled (executed) for sub-standard performance. La Femme Nikita had a run of five seasons and a total of 96 episodes, it was the highest-rated drama on American basic cable during its first two seasons. Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran who created and produced La Femme Nikita, later went on to create 24
  • 24 — assassination plots have featured prominently throughout: Season 1 revolves around Counter-Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer's attempts to stop the assassination of Democratic presidential candidate David Palmer, Season 2 ends with the attempted assassination of now-President Palmer, Season 3 involves the assassination by Jack Bauer of his superior Ryan Chappelle at the behest of terrorist Stephen Saunders, Season 4 features an attempt to assassinate President Keeler by shooting down Air Force One (and subsequently the assassination of the president's son), Season 5's plot is driven by the assassination of former President David Palmer at the beginning of the first episode, along with the assassinations of CTU employees Michelle Dessler and Tony Almeida. Series 6 involves the attempted assassinations of President Wayne Palmer and Former President Charles Logan.
  • Passions — in 2007, on the daytime drama the character of Grace Bennett is assassinated in a rigged bus explosion by a man pretending to be a Priest. Not only does Grace perish in the attack but other innocent bystanders die as well. The assassin was following orders by an as of yet to be revealed blackmailer.
  • Babylon 5 — features several assassinations, (meaning the targeted killing of a significant political figure, rather than the many other deaths or murders that occur in the show). One of the earliest assassinations is of Earth's President Santiago, in a spectacular scene showing the explosion of the Presidential Spaceship, Earth Force One. The same episode shows his Vice-President Clark being sworn in. The scene is shot as a replica of the swearing in of LBJ, complete with Santiago's widow posed in the background. Clark's assumption of power begins Earth's slow decline into fascism.

Rich Man, Poor Man is a 1969 novel written by Irwin Shaw. ... The ABC or Australian Broadcasting Corporation is the national, Australia. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... Irwin Shaw (né Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff, February 27, 1913 - May 16, 1984) was an American Jewish playwright, screen writer and author. ... Nikita is a television spy drama based upon the French film directed by Luc Besson (see Nikita). ... Nikita (re-titled La Femme Nikita in some countries) is a 1990 French movie written and directed by Luc Besson. ... Peta Gia Wilson (born November 18, 1970) is an Australian actress and model. ... Roy Dupuis (April 21, 1963) is a French-Canadian (Québécois) actor. ... Joel Surnow is an American writer and producer best known for being the creator of the Emmy winning television series 24. ... Robert Cochran (also credited as Bob Cochran) is the co-creator of the television series 24, which is currently airing on the Fox television network. ... 24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and produced by Imagine Television. ... 24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and produced by Imagine Television. ... Passions is a multi-Daytime Emmy Award-winning American television soap opera created by veteran writer James E. Reilly. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... Grace Standish Bennett is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera Passions. ... A Go North East bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ...

Animation

  • Golgo 13 — Directed by Osamu Dezaki, the anime is about a professional assassin. Only two Anime installments were made.
  • Noir — Anime TV series that follows two female assassins' search to understand their past.

Serialized in Big Comic Original run January 1, 1969 – Ongoing No. ... Osamu Dezaki ) (also known as Makura Saki )) is a Japanese director of anime born on November 18, 1943 in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. ... Noir ), is a 26-episode anime television series produced in 2001 by the Bee Train animation studio and was licensed for American distribution by ADV Films. ...

Video Games

  • Elder Scrolls III: MorrowindRPG with numerous assassinations and even a guild dedicated to assassinations called the Morag Tong.
  • Splinter Cell—Stealth action game which ends with an assassination of a powerful political leader.
  • Hitman: Codename 47— Tactical stealth game which involves the assassination of various targets. It was followed by many sequels.
  • Shinobido -Heavily stealth-based video game centered around feudal-era Japan and its inhabitants. The protagonist is a ninja, who is given contact killing missons among others, and becomes a politically heavily involved reconnaissance agent, thief and mostly, assassin.
  • Tenchu -Same as above, the originator of the next-generation ninja subterfuge gaming genre. Released earlier, more story-driven and somewhat less political, assassination is a tradamark feature of the series.
  • Total War - a strategy game series where you can send assassins against your foes and their servants.
  • Ragnarok Online—An MMORPG where the player can choose to become an assassin as a second job class.
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion -RPG In which you can join an assassins' guild called the Dark Brotherhood
  • Assassin's Creed - Game in which you play as a member of the Hashshashin sect during the Third Crusade.
  • Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode and Golgo 13: The Mafat Conspiracy are two NES games based on the Anime/Manga.

This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Morag Tong is a fictional secret society in the computer game series, The Elder Scrolls. ... An image from the original Splinter Cell Splinter Cell is a series of video games endorsed by American author Tom Clancy. ... 47 disguised. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Jiraiya, ninja and title character of the Japanese folktale Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari. ... Tenchu (天誅) is the title of a popular stealth series wherein the player assumes the role of a ninja. ... Total War Eras box set Total War is the name of a strategy game series developed by The Creative Assembly. ... Ragnarok Online (Korean: 라그나로크 온라인), often referred to as RO, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game created by GRAVITY Co. ... An image from World of Warcraft, one of the largest commercial MMORPGs as of 2004, based on active subscriptions. ... The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a game currently under development by Bethesda Softworks for the PC, Xbox 2, and Playstation 3. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Altaïr Character Model. ... The Hashshashin (also Hashishin, Hashashiyyin or Assassins) was a religious sect of Ismaili Muslims from the Nizari sub-sect. ... The Third Crusade (1189–1192), also known as the Kings Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin. ... Serialized in Big Comic Original run January 1, 1969 – Ongoing No. ... Serialized in Big Comic Original run January 1, 1969 – Ongoing No. ...

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