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Hong Kong 97 takes place, appropriately enough, in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with... See full summary »

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Johnny Chow (as Joey Leung)
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Leong
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Hong Kong 97 takes place, appropriately enough, in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will take charge of Hong Kong the next day. Suddenly, he becomes a target for every two-bit mercenary in the city. With the help of his company mentor (Brion James), a clueless friend (Tim Thomerson), and his ex-girlfriend (Ming-Na Wen), Cameron must unravel the motives behind his sudden target status and escape Hong Kong alive. Written by Chris Holland <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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99 years of British rule are about to come to an end...Hong Kong will never be the same.

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Hong Kong '97 - Vaaran valtakunta  »

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The movie was released directly to videocassette on November 9, 1994. Hong Kong 97 was also released on laserdisc. See more »

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A caption at the end of the movie gives the wrong date. "7:34 A.M. JULY 30, 1997 Hong Kong is again the possession of the People's Republic of China. It was business as usual..." This should read "JULY 1". A caption at the beginning of the movie correctly gave a date of "JUNE 30". See more »

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Pyun strikes again
21 January 2004 | by (Nova Scotia, Canada) – See all my reviews

I rented Decoy and this flick one night as a Robert Patrick double bill. Talk about disappointment. We've all seen bad movies before. Hong Kong 97 unfortunately turned out to be another one of them. The story would seem to have potential, but nothing comes of it. Robert Patrick stars along side a bunch recognizable faces (some b-movie regulars) that have seen better days in the typical gun-for-hire on the run / can't trust anyone routine.

I still remember when Hong Kong was going to revert powers. It was almost surreal. All Western-American assets were clearing out and the news was portraying it as the 90's version of the Berlin Wall. Of course, this movie has none of that underlying paranoia or sense of unease. It's just a bunch of cheaply filmed scenes helmed by Albert Pyun. For fans of direct-to-video action, this doesn't register a blimp on the radar and even Robert Patrick fans will have to agree Hong Kong 97 is pretty sore.


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