Exiled (2006)
"Fong juk" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  19 October 2006 (Hong Kong)
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A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.



(as Szeto Kam Yuen) , (as Yip Tin Shing)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Blaze (as Anthony Wong)
Francis Ng ...
Richie Jen ...
Sergeant Chen
Roy Cheung ...
Suet Lam ...
Fat (as Lam Suet)
Ka Tung Lam ...
Boss Keung (as Lam Ka Tung)
Siu-Fai Cheung ...
Jeff (as Cheung Siu Fai)
Ellen Chan ...
Bing-Man Tam ...
Uncle Fortune (as Tam Ping Man)
Shiu Hung Hui ...
Sergeant Shan (as Hui Siu Hung)
Ronald Yan ...
Underground Doctor
Wah Wo Wong ...
Sergeant Shan's driver (as Wong Wah Wo)


The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. For the jaded hit men, they wonder where this journey will end. Against this backdrop come two hit men from Hong Kong sent to take out a renegade member trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby. They soon find themselves in the throes of a dilemma when two of their former associates also show up, intent on thwarting them at every cost. Written by HKFlix

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Leaving it all behind... See more »


Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 October 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Exiled  »

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HKD 35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,351 (USA) (31 August 2007)


$49,413 (USA) (14 September 2007)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The hotel the characters return to numerous times, and where also the final showdown takes place, was in fact a completely roof-less set built on top of the Milkyway Image (the film's production company) building. Scenes taking place in the hotel were then filmed at night, resulting in an impressive ambient lighting. See more »


The version shown in US theaters in 2007 includes a subtitle reading "He took the wrap for me". It should be "rap". See more »


References For a Few Dollars More (1965) See more »


Co-composed, Arranged, Orchestrated and Recorded by Guy Zerafa and Dave Klotz
From the recording entitled 'Azul'
Performed and Composed by Diego Marulanda
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Bad Company
6 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you favor your gun play elegantly crafted and choreographed-EXILED is the film for you. This Asian action pix could have worked just as easily as a western for Sergio Leone had it been set in the American old West. And, Hong Kong cult director, John Woo has covered this same ground in many of his films. EXILED is set on the territory of Macao just before the Communist takeover in late 1999. Two groups of hit-men meet up again for a few bloodthirsty and challenging capers, yet we more than suspect that no one will get out alive. Johnny To, the director, has consciously placed the action in the forefront at the expense of the storyline. However, in these types of action/adventure yarns it is not the tale, but the execution which is of prime concern. The narrative is glacially paced, rather than suspenseful, yet the 'pink mist' of the stylishly orchestrated gunfights more than make up for it. In the case of EXILED, 'Style' trumps 'Substance', and it works!

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