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Rapid Fire (1992)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  21 August 1992 (USA)
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When student Jake Lo witnesses a killing, he finds himself caught between two feuding drug lords. Betrayed and set up by the federal agents protecting him, the only one he can trust is Ryan... See full summary »

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When student Jake Lo witnesses a killing, he finds himself caught between two feuding drug lords. Betrayed and set up by the federal agents protecting him, the only one he can trust is Ryan, a single-minded Chicago cop who reminds Jake of his deceased father. To clear his name, Jake agrees to help Ryan bring down the drug lords. Written by Jeff Hansen <jmh@umich.edu>

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Unarmed and extremely dangerous.


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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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21 August 1992 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,356,479 (USA)
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Trivia

Brandon Lee (I)' stated in an US Magazine interview shortly after filming completed, that he had filmed a scene where he had to kick open a large oak door. He stated "we filmed this scene where I had to nail this huge oak door, so I go to do the scene and I broke one of my toes. My foot swelled up to the size of a watermelon and we had to end filming for the day." Adding insult to injury, he said, the scene was never included in the film. See more »

Goofs

Ryan uses the door of his car as a shield, and it gets numerous bullet holes. However, when he pulls away with Jake, the door swings shut, with no bullet holes visible. See more »

Quotes

Jake Lo: Whatever it takes? Whatever it takes is something that happens to somebody else.
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References The Big Boss (1971) See more »

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Can't Find My Way
Written by Johnny Gioeli, Joey Gioeli, Neal Schon
Performed by Hardline
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Brandon's star rises
22 May 2000 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

This was Brandon Lee's second american made movie (Showdown In Little Tokyo was the first) and the film where you could see Brandon was starting his ascent up the action hero ladder. With each film Brandon's martial arts skills improved and in this movie he really shines. Not to mention his acting ability as well. He proved in this movie that he had what it takes to be a star. He incorporated some Hong Kong style action similar to Jackie Chan's films into this movie. An example is a terrific sequence in a small apartment where Lee takes on several bad guys armed with guns and he takes them out with his hands, feet, kitchen utensils, refrigerator doors, etc. Powers Boothe also does a great job as tired cop and Nick Mancuso plays the main villain very superb. The Crow was Brandon Lee's best movie but Rapid Fire displays his fighting skills the best. Definitely a must for action fans!


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