Hard Boiled (1992) Poster



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Followed by 

Stranglehold (2007) (Video Game)

Edited into 


The Killing (1956)
shotgun in flower box
The Godfather (1972)
In the film's opening, Tequila plays a tune as a newspaper montage catchs the viewer up on some of the story that takes place before the film, just like in The Godfather, after Michael Corleone performs the assasination in the resturaunt
Blade Runner (1982)
One of the main characters leave Origamis
Die Hard (1988)

Referenced in 

Army of One (1993)
Garage shoot-out. The Vic Armstrong was a fan of John Woo and had just seen 'Hard-Boiled'.
Hard Target (1993)
The single-shot pistol that Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok (Mad Dog) uses is a Thompson Center Contender, featuring interchangeable barrels of different calibers. It was later used in Hard Target (1993).
Score (1995)
One of the character is named Tequila (played by Chow Yun Fat in Hard Boiled) and the main character mimics Chow Yun Fat's moves during the last shootout.
Time Crisis (1995) (Video Game)
Wild Dog is modeled after Mad Dog
Blood Slaves of the Vampire Wolf (1996)
Poster displayed at Mondo Video.
Face/Off (1997)
Mean Guns (1997)
Shadow Warrior (1997) (Video Game)
upon picking up a second Uzi, Lo Wang will say, "Be proud, Mr. Woo."
The Big Hit (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Matrix (1999)
Spaced: Battles (1999) (TV Episode)
the gun face-off
Replicant (2001)
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
Infernal Affairs (2002)
In both movies Tony Leung plays an undercover cop who infiltrates the mafia
Bad Boys II (2003)
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003) (Video Game)
One of the difficulty levels is called "Hard Boiled", after the Chow Yun Fat movie of the same (translated) name. The first Max Payne game referenced Hard Boiled in this way too.
Aan: Men at Work (2004)
various bits from the warehouse encounter in Hard-Boiled, can be found in a similar scene in Aan, including men on motorcycles
The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005) (Video Game)
The entire weapon training section is based on the movie Hard Boiled.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown ("Hard Boiled").
A New Wave (2006)
mentioned when talking about guns used in John Woo movies
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
The scene where Mad Dog lights his cigarette on the car, is mirrored when Wolverine lights his cigar in the training simulation scene.
Numbered with the Dead (2007) (Video)
Movie poster in background, referenced in commentary
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
A guy running around shooting people with two guns while carrying a baby
Stranglehold (2007) (Video Game)
Chow Yun Fat reprises his character from this movie for this video game
Heroic Bloodshed (2009) (Short)
Specific camera shots and stunts are reproduced in tribute to this John Woo film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Zombieland/A Serious Man/Whip It (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says the team behind this movie will make "Red Cliff"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 2012/The Messenger/Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen lists this as a movie directed by John Woo
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
director said "Hard Boiled" flowing non-stop-action inspired this film
Castle: Always (2012) (TV Episode)
Castle says to Beckett, "I will be distracting myself with a double feature of The Killer and Hard Boiled".
Sleeping Dogs (2012) (Video Game)
There's a mission where Wei Shen and Ricky are ordered to take out incoming 18K enforcers to prevent them from killing Uncle Po in a hospital. This is reminiscent to Tequila Yuen and Alan taking out gangsters during the hospital shoot-out.
Rewind This! (2013)
Poster is shown ("Hard Boiled").
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown ("Hard Boiled").
Talking Dead: The Distance (2015) (TV Episode)
Paul Feig references the film in the discussion.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
You can see the cover of the film in the school film room.
Blindspot: Eight Slim Grins (2015) (TV Episode)
The hallway shoot-outs and scenario is reminiscent of this 1992 ''Die Hard''-inspired film.

Featured in 

The Last Days of the Board (1999) (TV Movie)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

God... Save the Babies! (1994)
Spoofs the babies in the hospital stunt.
The Supermarket (2009)
Stomping to free weapon & original score parodied
Community: Modern Warfare (2010) (TV Episode)
Senor Chang's entrance and shoot out with Britta.
Asobi ni ikuyo!: I Came to Kidnap (2010) (TV Episode)
Manami's Assistroid (Yan-Fat) is modeled after Yun-Fat Chow and his appearance.

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