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The Mission (1999)
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Triad boss Lung, who has just escaped being killed in an assassination, hires five killers for his protection. Their grown solidarity is under compulsion when Lung gives a special order.

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Curtis (as Anthony Wong)
Francis Ng ...
Roy (as Francis Ng)
Jackie Chung-yin Lui ...
Shin (as Jackie Lui)
Roy Cheung ...
Mike
Suet Lam ...
James (as Lam Suet)
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Frank
Tian-Lin Wang ...
Fat Cheung (as Wong Tin Lam)
Eddy Ko ...
Lung (as Ko Hung)
Elaine Eca Da Silva ...
Lung's wife
Keiji Sato ...
Warehouse assassin (as Sato Keiji)
Wai Ai ...
(as Ai Wai)
Man Shing Yau ...
Lung's bodyguard (as Yau Man Shing)
Cub Chin ...
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Yick Tin Hung
Jerome Fung
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Triad boss Lung, who has just escaped being killed in an assassination attempt hires the killers Curtis, James, Mike, Roy and Shin for his protection. Their grown solidarity is under compulsion when Lung orders Curtis to kill Shin in punishment for his affair with Mrs. Lung. Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>

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Five men. They appreciate each other's guts and wisdom, and they are always perfect partners in missions. But now, they'll have to hold their pistols at each other...


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19 November 1999 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

A misszó - Halott üzlet  »

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During the gun battle at the abandoned warehouse, the window is cracked by gunfire. After few gun shots, the bullet holes disappear. See more »

Quotes

Fat Cheung: The restaurant hasn't been doing well lately. I want to sell out my shares.
Lung: You don't have many shares left in the restaurant.
Fat Cheung: Well, forget it then.
Lung: How much do you want?
Fat Cheung: 30 million.
Lung: I'll transfer the money to your account tomorrow morning.
Fat Cheung: Thanks.
Lung: Don't do too much gambling.
Fat Cheung: [leaving] Okie dokie.
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Gun shot
7 July 2000 | by (Bxl, Belgium) – See all my reviews

Five bodyguards find out who plotted the abortive attempt to kill their boss. Their quest in nocturnal Kowloon stands out from most Hong Kong gangster movies. Beautifully shot in widescreen format it has a repetitive score that emphasizes the camaraderie between the five main characters.


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