Peter is released from prison. He returns to the triads and deliberately offends them. This is supposed to make him an anti-hero. I have never like that concept, in my mind the guy is simply an idiot. His actions have consequences and innocent people are affected even more than Peter. The scene always goes like this – the bad guys are looking for Peter so they ask one of his friends where he is. They don't know, so the bad guys beat them up.
I also had a problem with the fights. They are mostly gang rumbles, street fights, with the stunt men tossed around and the sets trashed. Every fight starts to look the same beginning with the second. The one exception is the fight with the butterfly knife. When the high point of a movie is a butterfly knife fight, enough said.
I hung in there for the final fight. They set some stunt men on fire and I always enjoy blazing stunt men. Still, this was a watch once, review, and never watch again. Yet, I have read other reviews of this movie and it seems everyone but me enjoyed it.
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