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Contract Killer (1998)
"Sat sau ji wong" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  3 April 1998 (Hong Kong)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ngok Lo
Officer Chan Kwan
Gigi Leung ...
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
Chi Hung Ng ...
Father at Amusement Park (as Ng Chi Hung)
Ta Lei ...
Shing-hung Leung ...
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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

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

3 April 1998 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Contract Killer  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This is the only Hong Kong movie where you Jet Li dubbed his own voice See more »


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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Spoofs Léon: The Professional (1994) See more »


Contract Killer
Written by J. Tegelamn / C.A. Johnson / E. Hamilton
Performed by Chriss K. Kane
Published by Finishit Music/Cat Nip Music/Fresh Corp. Music (all ASCAP)
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What a unique way for a Hitman to train, with a banana
20 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

I have recently purchased this amazing film, but when I was buying it I had no idea how good it was going to be. The fast furious foot work of Jet Li, crossed with his amazing gun work, plus an array of comedy provided by circumstances and his partner in crime, failed dad Mr. Leung, makes this film a HK film not to be missed. A strong 8.0 out of 10.

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