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

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Alexander Wraith
Stars: Danny Trejo, Jeremy London, Jason London
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In New York City,ij a young man searches for the "master" 8us obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schultz
Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney
WMAC Masters (1995–1996)
Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

For centuries, each of the various martial arts disciplines declared its techniques superior to those of the competing combat arts. But there existed no forum in which to prove these claims... See full summary »

Stars: Herb Perez, Hakim Alston, Ho-Sung Pak
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A mechanic runs afoul of a group of modern day pirates when he falls for a female member of a water based criminal gang.

Director: David J. Schweitzer
Stars: Taimak, Von B. von Lindenberg, Lola Fulin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Tony "Wise" Good, is an internationally famous model. He fought his way out of the inner city and rocketed straight to the top. He had it all... The career, the trophy wife, fame, fortune ... See full summary »

Director: Dale Resteghini
Stars: Nick D'Castro, Tariq Alexander, Kevin Atchison
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Alexander (Taimak) leads a team of martial arts experts to save a beautiful, kidnapped queen. As things start to go wrong, they could get trapped in a Hell they never imagined.

Director: J.D. Cochran
Stars: Taimak, Garret Sato, Theresa June-Tao
Kiss of Death (1997)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After having an affair with a married millionaire, Blair (Vanity) is driven by jealousy to get her way no matter what she must do.

Director: Andrei Feher
Stars: Cristi Harris, Daniel McVicar, Vanity
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lang
...
Beth Howard (as Leisel Guinto)
Richard Divizio ...
Taz
...
Lucky
Shaun Gayle ...
...
X-Man
Hoyoung Pak ...
Kyu
Bert Matias ...
Master Monk
Hans K. Schaal ...
Professor Manning
Gideon Chung ...
Charles
Roberto Diaz ...
Commander Castillo
Dino Spencer ...
Bluto
Robert Jordan ...
News Anchor
Alexander Angeles ...
Communications Officer (as Alex Angeles)
A.D. Detrick ...
Bartender
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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 »


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 February 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Book of swords - La spada e la vendetta  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

X Man: Power is a piece of cake that has to be eaten; the big question is, how much do you take?
See more »

Crazy Credits

Caption on the end credits: "NO WIRES OR SPECIAL EFFECTS WERE USED IN THE FILMING OF THE FIGHT SCENES IN THIS MOVIE" See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


5 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?