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Double Vision (2002)

Shuang tong (original title)
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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Kuo-Fu Chen
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2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... Huang Huo-tu
David Morse ... Kevin Richter
Rene Liu ... Ching-fang
Leon Dai ... Li Feng-bo
Kuei-Mei Yang ... Coroner
Sihung Lung Sihung Lung ... Taoist Expert
Brett Climo ... Serial Killer
Wei-Han Huang Wei-Han Huang ... Mei-Mei
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Han Chang ... Detective Chang
Akio Chen
Hui-Hui Chiang Hui-Hui Chiang
King Chin
Heng-Yin Chou ... Reporter
De-Hai Chu De-Hai Chu
Judy Ya-Hsin Ko Judy Ya-Hsin Ko ... Xiao Ya, betelnut girl
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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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Trivia

Broke the record for the largest production budget of any Taiwanese movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Hong Kond DVD includes an Unrated version of the film with a running time of 113mins NTSC. The R-rated version runs aprox 109mins NTSC. The extra footage in the Unrated version is to the Temple massacre sequence - Graphic beheadings, arms cut off, more bullet hits etc. Also a short scene at the end of the Temple massacre showing the last 2 police officers and 2 cult members in a stand off. Which quickly turns into a graphic killing of one of the policemen and cult member. See more »

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Featured in The Making of 'Double Vision' (2002) See more »

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Worth Viewing
4 September 2003 | by sep1051See 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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Country:

Taiwan | Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Hokkien | English

Release Date:

20 October 2002 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,501,021
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Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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