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The Killer ()

Dip huet seung hung (original title)
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.

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Ah Jong (as Chow Yun Fat)
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Insp. Li Ying / Little Eagle
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Jennie
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Fung Sei (as Chu Kong)
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Sgt. Tsang Yeh (as Tsang Kong)
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Wong Hoi (as Shing Fui On)
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Wong Dung-Yu
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Paul Yau
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Chief Insp. Dou / Tu
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Insp. Chan Bok
Alan Ng ...
A Killer (as Siu-Hung Ng)
Yamson Domingo ...
Bodyguard A
Siu Hung Ngan ...
Bodyguard B
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Wong Hung
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Simon Broad ...
Ah Jong (uncredited) (voice)
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Shooter at beach (uncredited)
Chin Hung Fan ...
Shooter at beach (uncredited)
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Trash lady (uncredited)
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Jueng Wan / Ah Jong's First Victim (uncredited)
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Wong Hoi's Thug (uncredited)
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ReviewBboard Officer (uncredited)
Danny Ng ...
Frank's Killer (uncredited)
Pierre Tremblay ...
Wong Hoi (uncredited) (voice)
Hsiang Lin Yin ...
Syndicate Man (uncredited)

Directed by

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John Woo

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John Woo ... (written by)

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Hark Tsui ... producer (as Tsui Hark)

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Lowell Lo ... (as Lowell Lowe)

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Peter Pau ... (as Peter Pao)
Wing-Hang Wong ... (as Wong Wing Hang)

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Kung-Wing Fan ... (as Fan Kung Ming)

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Chan-Kuen Pang ... assistant editor

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Man-Wah Luk ... (as Luk Man Wah)

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Jan-Ching Tai ... (as Chun-Ching Tai)

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Shirley Chan

Makeup Department

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Yu Lai Cheng ... makeup artist
Benny Chow ... hair stylist
Judy Mann ... makeup artist
Yvonne Yen ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Claudie Chung Jan ... executive in charge of production (as Claudie Chung)
Virginia Lau ... production manager
Roy Leung ... assistant production manager
Kwong-Hing Ngan ... unit manager (as Kwong-King Ngan)
Lai-Ping Tsang ... post-production supervisor
Deanne Yew ... production manager (as Deannie Yew)
Patrick Yip ... production manager

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Chi-Ming Leung ... second assistant director (as Leung Chi Ming)
Patrick Leung ... first assistant director

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Wei-Kuo Hsu ... assistant art director
Wai-Kwok Hui ... assistant art director
Shi Cheng Yang ... props

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Siu-Lung Ching ... sound effects
Hsueh-Yui Feng ... dubbing editor: mandarin (as Hsue-Yui Fung)
Yu Ting ... dubbing editor: cantonese

Stunts

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Siu-Tung Ching ... action coordinator (as Ching Siu Tung) / stunts
Chi-Ho Lau ... action coordinator (as Lau Chi Ho) / stunts
Bruce Law ... car stunt coordinator (uncredited)

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Kim-Kit Chik ... chief electrician / lighting technician
Wai-Ming Ip ... still photographer
Fok-Shing Kan ... electrician (as Fook Sing Kam)
Tak-Shing Lee ... chief electrician
Wai-Tak Lee ... assistant camera
Sau-Ting Shin ... still photographer
Jan-Wah Yuen ... assistant camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ping Tong ... wardrobe mistress

Music Department

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Susan Tang ... lyricist: theme song
James Wong ... lyricist: theme song
David Wu ... music editor
Sally Yeh ... singer: theme song

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Billie Chan ... unit publicist
Kathy Cheung ... production accountant
Janet Chin ... continuity
Janet Chun ... script supervisor
Sylvia Fung ... tea lady
Gloria Ho ... production security
Wysum Pao ... continuity
Chi-Wah Tse ... production assistant
Chu Chi Chung ... Cantonese voice dubbing: Danny Lee (uncredited)
François Frey ... press attache (uncredited)
Mariah Breitel Hembree ... post script services (uncredited)
Yeung Zit Hong ... Cantonese voice dubbing: Barry Wong Ping-Yu (uncredited)
Chan Wing Shun ... Cantonese voice dubbing: Ricky Yi Fan-Wai (uncredited) / Cantonese voice dubbing: Tommy Wong (uncredited) / Cantonese voice dubbing: Yip Wing-Cho (uncredited)
Doris Lo So-Kuen ... Cantonese voice dubbing: Sally Yeh (uncredited)
Stephen Chi-Sing Wong ... Cantonese voice dubbing: Shing Fui-On (uncredited)
Kenneth Chan Yan ... Cantonese voice dubbing: Parkman Wong Pak-Man (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Jeffrey is an assassin who wishes to leave the business so he can take care of Jennie, the beautiful lounge singer who he inadvertently blinded during a previous assignment. Li Ying is the determined cop who will stop at nothing to bring him in, only he realizes that Jeffrey is no ordinary assassin, and wishes to help him in his quest. Only problem is that Jeffrey's employers refuse to pay him for his last job, money which is needed to restore Jennie's eyesight. Written by Vince at unigx.ubc.ca

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Taglines This film will blow you away. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Killer (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Bloodshed of Two Heroes (Hong Kong, Cantonese title)
  • Die xue shuang xiong (Hong Kong, Mandarin title)
  • The Killer (World-wide, English title)
  • The Killer (United States)
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  • 111 min
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Trivia John Woo dedicated this film to Martin Scorsese. See more »
Goofs The cars (especially the damage marks) change during the chase. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Yang ± Yin: Gender in Chinese Cinema (1998). See more »
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Quotes Lee: [subtitled version] He looks determined... without being ruthless. There's something heroic about him. He doesn't look like a killer. He comes across so calm... acts like he has a dream... eyes full of passion.
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