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Heroic Trio 2: Executioners (1993)

Yin doi hou hap zyun (original title)
Set some time after the original 'Heroic Trio' the city has been devastated by nuclear attack. An evil deformed villain controls the city's scarce water supply, exerting influence over both... See full summary »

Directors:

Siu-Tung Ching (as Ching Siu Tung), Johnnie To

Writers:

Sandy Shaw (story), Susanne Chan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Maggie Cheung ... Chat / Thief Catcher / Chelsea
Michelle Yeoh ... Ching / San / Carol
Anita Mui ... Tung / Wonder Woman / Dorothy
Damian Lau ... Inspector Lau
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Mr. Kim / The Faceless Monster / Kau (as Anthony Wong)
Takeshi Kaneshiro ... Chong Hon / Coda
Ching Wan Lau ... Tak (as Lau Ching Wen)
Paul Chun ... Colonel
Shan Kwan ... The President
Eddy Ko ... The President's Deputy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kin-Fai Lam Kin-Fai Lam
Wai-Kai Law
Cher Yeung
Ngai-Ho Yu
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Set some time after the original 'Heroic Trio' the city has been devastated by nuclear attack. An evil deformed villain controls the city's scarce water supply, exerting influence over both a popular leader and a militarist colonel. The trio of Chat the Thief catcher, Ching and Wonder Woman (along with her young daughter) have to avert a military takeover and find clean headwaters to save the city. Written by Brian Rawnsley <rawnsleb@natlib.govt.nz>

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

30 September 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Heroic Trio 2: Executioners See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Hopelessly muddled mess
11 April 2006 | by Matti-ManSee all my reviews

It pains me to have to post a negative review of EXECUTIONERS starring, as it does, the three greatest female action stars produced by Hong Kong cinema. But this film is a dark, bleak, muddled and frankly boring mess of a film.

This is probably not helped by the appalling "Engrish" subtitles of the Universe DVD release, which includes gems like:

"When the time comes you'll be retaliated" "The world is belonged to us soon," and the classic "You're immutable"

As I watched film I found myself asking "Who's that?" and "Why did that character do that?" and came away at the end not really understanding what was going on. Was the city everyone lives in the only habitable place on Earth? If the city had no water, why didn't people just leave?

Too many questions and sadly not enough answers.

Unlike other reviewers here, I'll say, "If you enjoyed HEROIC TRIO stay well away from EXECUTIONERS ..." My rating of 4 stars is because Anita Mui elevated anything she appeared in, even this piffle.


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