An Asian cop returns to Chicago to revenge his brother's death, only to come up against a psycho threesome on a killing spree.

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An Asian cop returns to Chicago to revenge his brother's death, only to come up against a psycho threesome on a killing spree.

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Those special ones born in the year of the dragon are granted a charmed life... Yet a charmed life can come to a sudden end. See more »


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Book of swords - La spada e la vendetta  »

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There are little plays on words that have similarities to the early "Mortal Kombat" video games. The most obvious are spoken by the mysterious magical hooded monks, who also have a striking resemblance to the evil magical hooded monks in the video game "Mortal Kombat II". Both of them were also responsible for transporting characters to another realm. See more »

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X Man: Power is a piece of cake that has to be eaten; the big question is, how much do you take?
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Caption on the end credits: "NO WIRES OR SPECIAL EFFECTS WERE USED IN THE FILMING OF THE FIGHT SCENES IN THIS MOVIE" See more »

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Great Action... Unbelievable Martial Arts!!!
2 July 2004 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Saw an early screener copy of this film. It has great action and unbelievable martial arts. HoSung Pak is great in the starring role, he is the next breakout martial arts star bar none. Try and get a copy of the DVD or see it soon in the theaters, but don't miss this one!!! The cinematography is great too... by the same guy who did project greenlight (the 1st one). HoSung Pak has a great screen presence, you've also seen him in Jackie Chan's film "The Legend of Drunken Master" and he was in the Video Game's Mortal Kombat I & II. The urban setting's in this film lend a great background to the dark and mystical storyline of the "Book of Swords" legend, the obstacles that HoSung's character has to encounter make a worthy counterpart to his high level of the arts.


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