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Hitman (1998)

Sat sau ji wong (original title)
Two hitmen, one a novice and the other a veteran with poor luck, band together to find the "King of Killers" for whom there is a large reward.

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(as Tung Wai)

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(as Chan Heng Ka), (as Cheng Kam Fu) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Fu
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Ngok Lo
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Officer Chan Kwan
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Kiki (as GiGi Leung)
Timmy Ho ...
David Wu
Kwong Kim Yip ...
Martin (as Ip Kwong Kim)
John Ching ...
Kau (as Chen Tung)
Keiji Sato ...
Eiji Tsukamoto (as Sato Keiji)
Hideri Meiken ...
Sasaki (as Hidari Meiken)
Kenji Sahara ...
Mr. Tsukamoto (as Sahara Kenji)
Paul Rapovski ...
Tall Guy - Eiji's Bodyguard
Frankie Chi-Hung Ng ...
Father at Amusement Park (as Ng Chi Hung)
Ta Lei ...
Leung
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Assassin
Shing-hung Leung ...
Brother Dog's Man
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Storyline

Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon, but things complicate when the tycoon is killed and he is forced to ally with a misfortunate hitman to find the "King of the Hitman." Written by ravedragon

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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An army of one... for hire.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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3 April 1998 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Contract Killer  »

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Trivia

In the scene where they are buying clothes for Jet Li's character, Jet dresses up as several well known movie hitmen, the most obvious is Leon (the Professional) See more »

Goofs

During the carnival scene where Fu knocks the gun out of his friend's hand, it switches from being a 1911 clone to a Beretta. When Ngok Lo picks it up, it switches back to being a 1911, but when he drops the gun it becomes a Beretta again. See more »

Quotes

Kwan: [sipping some coffee] What's this?
[a secretary says it's decaf]
Kwan: Decaf? What the hell's the point of that?
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Connections

Spoofs Léon: The Professional (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Killing Spree
Written by M. Arrington, J. McGraw
Performed by Mykill Miers
Courtesy of Ill Boogie Records
Published by Lumberjaks Traks (BMI)
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Jet Li can act!!! :O
14 April 2000 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Out of all of Jet Li's films... this one shows off his acting talent than his martial arts. This film focuses way to much on the bland plot which is why your left only to deal with his acting which isn't that bad for someone that went from wushu champion to the acting gig.

Out of all the movies in my Jet Li collection... I don't suggest this one to anyone thats looking for a hardcore fighting film. Granted the last fight scene is very intense but it's only the last 10-15 mins of the film and it's full of patented Jet Li trademarked moves like his belt as a weapon and his hilarious 'bitch slaps' to the face. Most of the film is plot and slapstick humor.


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