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Catherine is a violent and disturbed young lady who is shot down by the government in one of her escapades. She wakes up in a training facility and is taught to use weapons, combat, and is ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jade Leung ...
Erica Leung / Catherine
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Brian
Thomas Lam ...
Thomas
Curtis Fraser ...
Prison Guard
Denise Stauffer ...
Prison Guard
Jordy Shane ...
Disguised old woman
Audrey Rene ...
Bride
Mary Rawbins ...
Hostess
Randi Lynne ...
Prison Guard
Glen Morrison ...
Gun Instructor
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CIA Agent (as Cara Leigh Hunter)
Jamie Estio ...
Groom
Yvonne Drinovz ...
Prison Guard
Dickie Motherwell ...
Language Instructor
Chan Korlikian ...
Mysterious Killer
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Catherine is a violent and disturbed young lady who is shot down by the government in one of her escapades. She wakes up in a training facility and is taught to use weapons, combat, and is put through heavy endurance training. When she is done, she is given the code name "Black Cat". Catherine is now an assassin for the government and is very good at it but she soon finds a boyfriend and is caught between her love for him and her deal with the government. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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When Catherine is let out of the car at the wedding hit, there is some kind of large farm equipment on the road in the distance. The car starts to drive away, the shot cuts to her face, then back to the car leaving. Despite the fact that the car has only traveled a few feet, the combine in the distance has disappeared. See more »

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Followed by Hei mao zhi ci sha Ye Li Qin (1992) See more »

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Hong Kong redux of "Nikita", but better.
19 February 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Black Cat (1991) was an unofficial remake of the international French hit "Nikita". Unlike the first film, Black Cat has everything you thought Nikita had (hardcore violence and gritty realism). The film follows a young female drifter (Jade Leung) who gets into trouble whilst in Canada. She's deemed uncontrollable and unfit for society. After a speedy trial she's condemned for life. That's until a suave C.I.A. agent (Simon Yam) gives her a second chance at life, but with brutal consequences.

A dark and dreary film with no light at the end of the tunnel. Jade Leung (a former glamor model) is perfect as the Black Cat. A hit man who has no feelings or emotions, just a tool for the government. But like all machines they break down, will she give into her emotions or will she go through her missions like a good slave? Check out Black Cat!

Highly recommended.

Followed by Black Cat 2: The Assassination of Boris Yeltsin.


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