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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 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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You can walk, you can run, you can limp, You've got to... Drive See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Wong says his name is "Sammo Hung" when asked by police. Sammo Kam-Bo Hung is a real-life martial artist and filmmaker. 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: Just relax, and drive.
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Alternate Versions

The British DVD release is a special Director's Cut version, containing reinstated cut scenes and the original film score. Special extras on the DVD include newly-commissioned interviews with cast and crew, director's audio track, and a feature on the Japanese stunt team responsible for the film's great action scenes. See more »

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References Batman (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Livin' on the Edge
Written by Hugh E. Flannery
Performed by Local Hero
Courtesy of Master Source
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I can't say anything bad about this film
7 June 2005 | by doc-mandelSee all my reviews

I thought that this movie was excellent, I watched it after a recommendation from a friend.

After a slow first ten minutes when we get introduced to the main characters Toby Wong (an excellent Mark Dacascos)and Malik Brody (equally as good Kadeem Hardison) the action gets under way and doesn't stop until the closing credits.

The jokes come quick and fast throughout and the film only gets better with the introduction of the fantastic but pretty unstable motel worker Deliverance Bodine (Brittany Murphy).

Overall I give it 8/10


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1997 (Philippines) See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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