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Rapid Fire (1992)

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. See more »


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

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,356,479 (USA)
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Trivia

Prior to the scene in which where Powers Boothe's character Ryan interrogates Frank, he asks Brandon Lee's character Jake to take his "Fists of Fury" outside. The Chinese Connection (1972) (aka "Fists of Fury") was one of Bruce Lee, Brandon's father, first films. See more »

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During the opening shot the dolly tracks are visible on the ground. See more »

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Jake Lo: Knock yourself out.
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I'll Be There
Written by Neal Schon, Johnny Gioeli, Joey Gioeli, Jonathan Cain
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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