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The Thai government hires a group of Chinese mercenaries to capture a powerful drug lord from the Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the drug lord, but soon find themselves ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Yuet Sang Chin ...
Chin
Doo Hee Jang
Ho Kon Kim
Eddy Ko ...
Chan Chung
Ching-Ying Lam ...
Vietnamese officer
Chau Sang Lau ...
Chau Sang
Cécile Le Bailly ...
French girl
Hye-suk Lee
Philippe Loffredo ...
Louis
Yung-Chiang Peng ...
Soldier
Kuo Sheng
Yu-yung Teng ...
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The Thai government hires a group of Chinese mercenaries to capture a powerful drug lord from the Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the drug lord, but soon find themselves pursued by his forces, and the forces of a bitter Thai officer. The Chinese mercenaries are vastly outnumbered, and as their numbers begin to dwindle, their desperation pulls them into a corner as their enemies close in on them. Written by Alexander Engel-Hodgkinson <ultimatenexus@hotmail.com>

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The movie was filmed in 1984 and 1985 and then shelved. After Woo's amazing box office success with A Better Tomorrow, (1986), it was finally released. See more »

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Truly mindless violence
15 October 2003 | by (Isle of Man, British Isles) – See all my reviews

Ludicrously violent war movie, notable only for being director John Woo's first foray into gung-ho gunplay that's since become his forte.

Every plot twist is improbable or just plain ridiculous, every character a hackneyed stereotype or just there for cannon fodder, and every line of poorly subbed dialogue unintentionally funny. In other words, I thought it was great.

Definitely worth taking a look at if you're in the mood for some truly mindless violence, or if you're a Woo completist.


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