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Double Vision (2002)

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An FBI Agent pairs with a troubled Taiwan cop to hunt for a serial killer who's embedding a mysterious fungus in the brains of victims.

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Huang Huo-tu
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Kevin Richter
Rene Liu ...
Ching-fang
Leon Dai ...
Li Feng-bo
Kuei-Mei Yang ...
Coroner
Sihung Lung ...
Taoist Expert
Brett Climo ...
Serial Killer
Wei-Han Huang ...
Mei-Mei
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Han Chang ...
Detective Chang
Akio Chen
King Chin
Heng-yin Chou ...
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De-Hai Chu
Judy Ya-Hsin Ko ...
Xiao Ya, betelnut girl
Hannah Lin
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An FBI Agent pairs with a troubled Taiwan cop to hunt for a serial killer who's embedding a mysterious fungus in the brains of victims.

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Rated R for strong violence/gore | See all certifications »
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25 October 2002 (Taiwan)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$244,178 (Hong Kong) (6 December 2002)

Gross:

$397,594 (Hong Kong) (13 December 2002)
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Broke the record for the largest production budget of any Taiwanese movie. See more »

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Worth Viewing
4 September 2003 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

I am not a devotee of Hong Kong or Asian movies. What initially attracted my attention to Double Vision was the presence of David Morse. Over the years he seems to have had a knack for showing up in interesting, if offbeat, films. This movie is no exception to that pattern. The acting of the leads is good to above average. I don't want to duplicate the comments expressed so well by others. Let me just say that I concur with the general opinion that the film goes offtrack in the third act. Up to that point it relied on the characters of the leads and exposition on Taoism. After that point it veered off into supernatural confusion. However, all in all, worth the viewing.


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