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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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(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
...
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 ...
Leung
...
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

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Action | Comedy

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

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The "ashes" of the main villain's grandfather was actually sugar 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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Written by K. Griego, O. Jackson
Performed by DJ Design featuring Quaimoto
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Published by Stones Throw Publishing (ASCAP)
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Decent Jet LI flick... good action... decent plot even
8 July 1999 | by (Ann Arbor, MI) – See all my reviews

Hitman is a very good Jet Li modern piece. Has a very good fight at the end, and some cool action throughout. The plot is intricate for the genre, and reasonably well developed. Jet Li plays a would-be assassin who has a moral problem with killing. This movie has Japanese swordsmanship, gadgets to blind people with, and good action all around.


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