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A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.

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Steve Wang

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Scott Phillips
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Dacascos ... Toby Wong
Kadeem Hardison ... Malik Brody
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Vic Madison
Brittany Murphy ... Deliverance Bodine
Tracey Walter ... Hedgehog
James Shigeta ... Mr. Lau
Masaya Katô ... Advanced Model
Dom Magwili Dom Magwili ... Mr. Chow
Ron Yuan ... Razor Scarred
Clive Rosengren ... Cantwell
Christopher Michael ... Jeb
'Evil' Ted Smith 'Evil' Ted Smith ... Joss (as Ted Smith)
Tedd Szeto Tedd Szeto ... Receptionist / Assistant
R.A. Mihailoff ... Singing Trucker
David Watts David Watts ... Apollo Bartender
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A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time. Written by Steven Feldman <ar402004@brownvm.brown.edu>

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Speed kills - if you ain't going fast enough... See more »


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Rated R for strong violent content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1997 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Fugue See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Sanaa Lathan. See more »

Goofs

In the motel's garage one of the guys fighting Malik shoots a propane tank and after a few seconds it explodes. This explosion happens near the rear of the of Malik's Challenger. Toby then comes in and makes a dive to take out the bad guy and there is no evidence of any kind of explosion. See more »

Quotes

Toby Wong: Are you okay?
Malik Brody: Okay? OKAY? I'm in one piece, motherfucker, but okay's something I ain't been since we met!
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Alternate Versions

Deleted scenes include:
  • A scene in Malik's house where Malik and Toby enter his daughters' room and they talk about his 4 year old daughter and how much he loves her.
  • A scene in which Hedgehog and Madison question the existence of aliens.
  • A scene after the Motel fight where Deliverance hugs Toby and Malik gets a bit jealous.
  • A scene in which Toby reveals he has a brother and that they were both singers once. - A longer version of the final fight where Toby delivers a new kick.
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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Circus Music
Written by Craig Austin
Courtesy of Sound Ideas
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What was wrong with the bullets?
17 January 2002 | by StreetwolfSee all my reviews

They sounded like someone was playing some shoot-em-up game! Toby is trying to get away from Hong Kong and with some sort of a turbo mechanism built in his chest making him quite invincible he manages to escape through a lot of plots in order to reach some buyers in USA wanting the turbo-drive machine. Some poor idiot named Malik is sitting in a bar thinking his life can NOT get any worse and then Toby just pops by to make him realize he thought wrong. Excellent action scenes, good comedy and I don't think I have seen Mark Dacascos ever been in so many great fight scenes before. Worth a watch 8 out of 10!


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