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Thai government hires group of Chinese mercenaries to capture powerful druglord from Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the druglord, but his men are trying to set him free.

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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 ...
Soldier
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Thai government hires group of Chinese mercenaries to capture powerful druglord from Golden Triangle. The mercenaries manage to capture the druglord, but his men are trying to set him free. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Even though he disavowed it at first (mostly due to Golden Harvest's re-editing), 'John Woo' calls this his first "real" film. He also enjoyed his first international shooting experience; Woo thought the Thai crew was very professional and willing to partake of dangerous stunts even the noted Hong Kong stuntmen would not tackle. See more »

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90 minutes pure adrenalin!
3 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

The 1980s were the decade when the Americans produced lots of patriotic action films like "Rambo 1-3" or "The Delta Force"-series, for example. Now, John Woo´s version of a mercenary-movie is quite different: of course, there are lots of heavy gunfights and giant explosions, however without being too one-dimensional as the US-movies are! The fast-paced plot is improved by well-developed characters, typical Asian humor and allusions to father and son, friendship and honour without being too pathetic in any way! Maybe not John Woo´s best, but still an action movie far above average!!


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