Point of No Return
Point of No Return (also known as The Assassin) is a 1993 American action film directed by John Badham and starring Bridget Fonda and Gabriel Byrne. It is a remake of Luc Besson's 1990 film La Femme Nikita.
In Washington, D.C., Maggie Hayward is a drug addict convicted of murdering a police officer during a robbery shootout, and is about to be executed by lethal injection. Her demise is faked and a spy, "Bob", informs her she has to work for him. She reluctantly agrees to cooperate and begins a regimen of intensive training that includes not only martial arts and firearms training, but etiquette and computer use.
|author||Luc Besson Robert Getchell|
|genre||action romance thriller|
|keywords||apartment house capital punishment dinner date double life drug addict eat etiquette execute force improvised jump kill lethal injection morning nuclear weapons out of control police officer report trade train wash wound|
|productionCompany||Art Linson Productions|
|publisher||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|theme||girls with guns martial arts|