Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Release: Night of the Assassin

Digital/Streaming Release Date: Aug. 8, 2023; Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Aug. 8, 2023
Price: DVD $16.78, Blu-ray $17.99
Studio: Well Go USA

Written and directed by first-time auteur Kwak Jeong-deok, the action-packed adventure Night of the Assassin arrives on disc this month!


Set in Korea’s Joseon-era and featuring spectacular swordplay, the film follows a deadly assassin who comes out of retirement to exact revenge on a group waging a brutal campaign of terror against local villagers. 


From South Korea, the unrated Night of the Assassin  stars Shin Hyun-joon (Guns & TalksSon of a General II & III), Lee Mun-sik (Night in Paradise), and Kim Min-kyung (PipelineSpiritwalker).


Synopsis:  After a deadly, long-dormant health condition surfaces during a mission, Joseon’s most lethal assassin goes into hiding to seek a cure without revealing his identity. But upon witnessing a ruthless campaign of terror against local villagers, the region’s deadliest killer comes out of retirement in order to exact his own brutal brand of vigilante justice.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.