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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jade Leung Jade Leung ... Erica Leung / Catherine
Simon Yam ... Brian
Thomas Lam Thomas Lam ... Thomas
Curtis Fraser Curtis Fraser ... Prison Guard
Denise Stauffer Denise Stauffer ... Prison Guard
Jordy Shane Jordy Shane ... Disguised old woman
Audrey Rene Audrey Rene ... Bride
Mary Rawbins Mary Rawbins ... Hostess
Randi Lynne ... Prison Guard
Glen Morrison Glen Morrison ... Gun Instructor
Kiara Hunter ... CIA Agent (as Cara Leigh Hunter)
Jamie Estio Jamie Estio ... Groom
Yvonne Drinovz Yvonne Drinovz ... Prison Guard
Dickie Motherwell Dickie Motherwell ... Language Instructor
Chan Korlikian Chan Korlikian ... Mysterious Killer


Catherine is a violent and disturbed young lady who is shot down by the government in one of her escapades. She wakes up in a training facility and is taught to use weapons, combat, and is put through heavy endurance training. When she is done, she is given the code name "Black Cat". Catherine is now an assassin for the government and is very good at it but she soon finds a boyfriend and is caught between her love for him and her deal with the government. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Cantonese | English | Japanese

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17 August 1991 (Hong Kong) See more »

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D & B Films Co. Ltd. See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Catherine is let out of the car at the wedding hit, there is some kind of large farm equipment on the road in the distance. The car starts to drive away, the shot cuts to her face, then back to the car leaving. Despite the fact that the car has only traveled a few feet, the combine in the distance has disappeared. See more »


Followed by Hei mao zhi ci sha Ye Li Qin (1992) See more »

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James Bond version of MK ULTRA
16 December 2012 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

A Chinese girl who has chip implanted in her brain, and brain washed to be a perfect weapon finds herself loose in America. Much like in Rambo, she finds herself in lot of violent situation and trouble with the locals and the police, She gets picked up by the Chinese agency that did all this to her. She then continues her job as the perfect assassin, and a weapon of destruction.

When I first saw this movie in the '90s, the theme seemed too far fetched. The premise of the story was too far out there for me to relate to. This caused me to lose interest in the story. But now that we know that there really is a super soldier program like this called the MK ULTRA, and it's off shoot the Monarch project conducted by the US (secret) government, I now realize that this movie was actually 15 years ahead of its time.

Like in real life there is no spy like James Bond, who's so visible to the public, there is no super soldier like Hei Mao (Black Cat) in real life. So this movie is like a James Bond version of the MK ULTRA. Even the part that she has a "chip" implanted in her brain is like the real life MK ULTRA soldier Duncan O'Finion. I'd have to applaud the far reaching imagination of the script writers.

The movie is really vividly made with settings done like a real life MK ULTRA soldier might be in. Like she appears in the U.S. as a starters. The story could have taken place 100% in China or Hong Kong, but for some reason the writers chose "America" for the killings to take place. Her mode of operation, her relation to the agency that created her. The way the agency "calls" her to activate her, all are straight out of MK ULTRA.

Was all this a coincidence, or did the writers knew more than they are alluding to in this movie ? With the real life MK ULTRA soldiers coming out nowadays, the (Black) cat is out of the bag.

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