A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is ... See full summary »
In this modern day Romeo and Juliet, kung fu action star Jet Li plays Romeo to hip-hop singer, Aaliyah Haughton's Juliet. Li is an ex-cop investigating the murder of his brother, who had ties with the Chinese mafia in America. Aaliyah plays the daughter of the American mob boss. Neither side approves of their romance, so, obviously, kung fu action ensues, with a soundtrack by Aaliyah. Written by
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The golf scene is filmed on the same golf course where Bob Barker beat up Happy Gilmore in the film Happy Gilmore (1996). See more »
During the Prison scene, the guards talk in Mandarin, All jails and prisons are operated by the Hong Kong Correctional Services and as such the language spoken is Cantonese not Mandarin as spoken by the guards. See more »
[Han has just sneaked into her room]
Are you out of your mind? What are you doing here?
I missed you.
You missed me? I'm gonna miss you when my father finds out you're here.
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The credits during the opening of the movie are first given in Chinese characters and then are translated into English. See more »
Not trying to win Oscars here but it is kick ass fun.
Aaliyah's best acting performance by far in her short life, Washington, Lindo and even Anthony Edwards helped Aaliyah's performance with great support and I must say DMX is not bad for a rapper/actor!!!
Jet Li was Jet Li! Dialogue is bad often awful but the guy can really perform his martial arts!
Romeo Must Die isn't the best Shakespeare adaptation but it is what it is and that is a good martial arts/love/action film
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