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 »
The Crime Killer is a total action packed film with a handsome greek leading man, who is on a one on one crime fighting mission. Parts are funny, chase scenes which are different... See full synopsis »
Detective Chris Kenner was orphaned as a child as his father was in the service and was killed and lived in Japan. Now he is on the trail of ruthless Yakuza leader named Yoshido, who helped... See full summary »
Chicago DEA agent John Hatcher has just returned from Colombia, where his partner was killed in the line of duty by a drug dealer who has since been taken down. As a result of his partner's... See full summary »
Dwight H. Little
Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael (played ... See full summary »
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
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Brandon Lee originally wanted Hong Kong director John Woo to direct the film. however, the studio wanted a martial arts film rather than the type of films that Woo made. The director role then went to Dwight H. Little. However there are stylish homages in & out to "The Killer"(1989), "A Better Tomorrow", & "Hard Boiled" directed by John Woo as well as "Legacy Of Rage" Brandon Lee's only film made in Hong Kong directed by Ronny Yu. See more »
During the restaurant shoot out Jake knocks out a mobster and then does a somersault over the mobster's shoulder. When he jumps off, you can see the mobster is lifting Jake up to help him do the somersault. See more »
Brandon Lee is nothing short of electric in this movie and I suspect that had he lived he would have alternated movies like this with more esoteric fare like "THE CROW." He had the potential to be a bigger star than his father as he was a better actor and was more vulnerable in his portrayal of a fighting hero therefore making him appeal to both sexes.Women tend not to be great Bruce Lee fans. The action in this movie is explosive and well choreographed and for this credit should go to Lee's friend Jeff Imada whose name you will find on the credits of most movies and t.v.shows that feature martial arts action.Powers Boothe is his usual reliable self in his cop role and if faults are to be found with "RAPID FIRE" they are that the villains are not memorable nor do they offer a great threat to Lee and the leading lady is just used as window dressing.However,Dwight Little as director delivers the goods here and the film is an good companion piece to his exhilarating Steven Seagal actioner "MARKED FOR DEATH." made the previous year.
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