A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.

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Hong Yat Hong
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Yen (as Song Seung Hun)
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Ma Siu Ma
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Chow Nunn (as Siu-Lun Wan)
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Chow Lui
Ki Yan Lam ...
Alice
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Ching (as Josephine Ho)
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Lai Kai-joe
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The brothers Chow Nunn and Chow Lui's giant computer company is facing a tense crisis - a powerful computer virus is rapidly wiping out their computer network. At the last minute a cyber-friend arrives to join the battle. The mysterious 'Angel.com' battles the virus and saves the company. Invited by Chow Lui for a visit in person, Angel.com arrives in the form of the beautiful Lynn. But it turns out Lynn is a professional assassin with amazing high-tech and kung fu skills. She kills Chow Lui with cyanide hidden in a pair of sunglasses. She's aided by her sister Sue, who operates the pair's World Panorama surveillance system, which allows them to tap into any video security system in the world. Young cop Kong Yat Hong and her partner Mark are put on the case. Hong has a brilliant mind and immediately senses she's dealing with a killer with very special skills. Realizing they are facing a tough adversary, Lynn and Sue become fascinated with Hong as well. Lynn runs into Yan, the cousin ... Written by <christian_wong2002@yahoo.com>

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Rated R for pervasive violence and a sexual conversation | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$186,098 (Hong Kong) (6 September 2002)

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$31,702 (USA) (12 September 2003)
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Near the end of the movie, when Sue infiltrates the building, she destroys all elevators. However, when Hong comes to join forces with her, Hong gets all the way to the floor where Sue is very quickly. See more »

Quotes

Sue: [subtitled version] Don't forget the cake and candies I ordered from the Orchid Bakery.
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Soundtracks

They Long To Be (Close To You)
Music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David
Performed by Corrine May
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Taiwan) Ltd.
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Exciting
6 January 2006 | by (Kellysville WV) – See all my reviews

The writers get no points for creating a cohesive or logical plot. It's all over the place. A guy creates a worldwide spying device and then he's killed in an attempt to steal it. Years later his two daughters use the device to become hired assassins and get away with all their crimes. One of the sisters falls from some Korean sex symbol and decides she wants to stop killing people for money. The other sister wants to keep going and so she tries to do a job on her own and she screws up. There's a rookie cop who pretty much figures it all out and she's hot on the sisters' trail. One of the guys who paid for a hit decides he wants to wipe out the sisters and the cop and then it's all kicking and shooting and wire fu for the last exciting 20 minutes or so. Like I said, the story is pretty poorly put together but you will enjoy almost every moment any of the sisters or the cop is on the screen. Karen Mok is brilliant as the tough, smart, sassy and sexy cop. Shu Qi and Vicki Zhao make for the cutest sisters you'll ever see on screen. Whenever any of these characters are fighting with good guys, bad guys, one another or each other, you will be amazed at the stylized kung fu artistry. Yes, there's a lot of wires and camera trickery but it never takes away from the enjoyment. And how many movies can turn "Close To You" into a action theme? Don't watch the English dubbed version if you can avoid it. Watch it either in Mandarin or Cantonese for full enjoyment.


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