Tung Yen goes into jail for her boyfriend, Walkie Pi, after they kill a gang boss together. On the other hand, Walkie Pi escapes to Holland. When Tung Yen gets out, she hooks up with club owner, Playboy Man, and runs the girls at his club.
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When circus clown Sunny gets transformed into a super-powered mutant, he finds himself pitted against his fellow circus performers who were altered in the same accident, and who are now using their powers to wreck havoc around the city.
As a kid, I grew up watching Italian Westerns, what they called a "spaghetti western," many which boasted a star or two and featured weird, twisty, nonsensical endings. This ran like that, with some big names, off color characters, and cliché after cliché.
The characters are hard to know in the beginning, and harder to like, but as the story progresses, the characters are ingratiated to the audience, and the story makes more sense the further in you get.
I'm not saying that made the movie good because that would be a lie. This movie isn't good. It is mildly entertaining, at best, with little to no moral center, but for a movie about a gambler and a conman, it wasn't horrid.
Although, if you've watched the Trinity movies (which serve as prequels to this), you will enjoy it all the more.
It rates a 4.6/10 from...
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