When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung,
Restaurant owner Ken Gor, twin brother of Mark Gor, teams up with police detective Kit and his struggling ex-con brother Ho to avenge his old friend's daughter's death by a Triad gang. Written by
L. Lim <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This film was notorious for stunt mishaps. Yun-Fat Chow was almost blown up when the explosion outside the mansion door being more powerful than expected. Some of his hair was singed, and he was blasted forward. The shot in the film is his real reaction. Director Ronny Yu was the stunt double in the warehouse scene. He wrenched his back after slipping on water puddle while carrying Dean Shek. Also the stuntman for Leslie Cheung who performed the speedboat jump landed incorrectly and broke his foot. See more »
Reflected in Mark's glasses throughout most of the final battle. See more »
[To Ko and Sung, after a bloodbath]
We're dying; can we leave now?
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Okay, my favourite Woo movie remains "A bullet in the head", but though John Woo never wanted to shoot a sequel to his ground-breaking movie, this weird, humorous little gem remains to be seen as a parody of the first one. The famous "Rice" scene shows where Tarantino got his trademark's strange dialogues, along with the black-suit-white-ties from "Reservoir Dog" (And he'll be the first one to admit it !) This mix of action and parody looks weird when you expect a straight sequel to the first one, but give it a second try - then check out the third part by Tsui Hark and the other John Woo's movies (except "Broken
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