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The Mission (1999)
"Cheung foh" (original title)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)  »

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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

Lung: Get any cash?
Frank: Tens of thousands that's a certainty.
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Mission IN Action
24 October 2003 | by (Clarksville, IN) – See all my reviews

What an outstanding film this is. Yes, the music is way out of place. But hey. It stars Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Francis Ng, Simon Yam, and Eddy Ko. This has some of the coolest gun fights that I have seen in a long time. The shootout in the mall is just amazing. Listen for the echo of the of the single shot sidearm. Very very cool. The plot is about five people who are in the Triad that must protect a boss at all costs. They come from different walks of life. One is a gun enthusiast, another is wanting to make a name for himself as a gunmen, another owns a club and is being constantly harassed by some guys who think they are tough. Anthony Wong points out their mistake the hard way. Oh yes. And Anthony Wong is a hair stylist...don't let that fool you one bit. If anyone has seen "Untold Story" and John Woo's "Hard Boiled", then you know what I am talking about. Just see this movie with another great film by director Johnnie To called "Fulltime Killer". This movie gets a 10 out 10.


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