The Assassin Trailer & Clips


The Assassin (also know as Cike Nie Yin Niang) full movie is released on Aug 27, 2015. Watch The Assassin online - the Mandarin Action movie from Taiwan , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $11,991,669. The Assassin is directed by Hsiao-Hsien Hou and created by Cheng Ah with Shu Qi and Chang Chen. The Assassin is available online on Tubi and Viki.

In 8th century China, 10-year-old general's daughter Nie Yinniang is handed over to a nun who initiates her into the martial arts, transforming her into an exceptional assassin charged with eliminating cruel and corrupt local governors. One day, having failed in a task, she is sent back by her mistress to the land of her birth, with orders to kill the man to whom she was betrothed - a cousin who now leads the largest independent military region in North China. After 13 years of exile, the young woman must confront her parents, her memories and her long-repressed feelings. A slave to the orders of her mistress, Nie Yinniang must choose: sacrifice the man she loves or break forever with the sacred way of the righteous assassins.

As know as:

Cike Nie Yin Niang, 刺客聶隱娘, Ubica, Suikastçı, Kokui no shikyaku

Release Date:

Oct 16, 2015

Release Date (Streaming):

Jan 26, 2016


Taiwan, Hong Kong, China


Mandarin, Chinese

Stream Service:

Well Go USA

Production Companies:

SpotFilms, Central Motion Pictures, Sil-Metropole Organisation

Official Site:

Official site (Japan)

Gross worldwide:



Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online
I say this all to say that folks have been fallen all over themselves for the Chinese drama, THE ASSASSIN, which is indeed a solid film but nothing I haven't see before
by rottentomatoes, Sep 01, 2017
Mark Kermode
Observer (UK)
Magical and utterly mesmerising.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 24, 2016
Roger Clarke
Sight & Sound
A film that gains greatly from second or third viewings.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 22, 2016

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