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Legendary Assassin (2008)

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A female cop befriends a mysterious martial arts drifter, who turns out to be a deadly assassin.

Directors:

Chung Chi Li (as Li Chung Chi), Jing Wu

Writer:

Chi Keung Fung (as Fung Chi Keung)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jing Wu ... Bo Tong Lam
Celina Jade ... Hiu Wor
Kara Wai ... Boss
Zhanwen Kou Zhanwen Kou ... Timothy 'Chairman' Ma (as Kou Zhan Wen)
Chi Zhang Chi Zhang ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Zhang Chi)
Xueliang Zhu Xueliang Zhu ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Zhu Xue Liang)
Shan Peng Dang Shan Peng Dang ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Dang Shan Peng)
Man-Wai Chow Man-Wai Chow ... Sexy Girl (as Chow Man Wai)
Hau-Yiu Ng Hau-Yiu Ng ... Sexy Girl (as Ng Hau Yiu)
Yin-Ming Sin Yin-Ming Sin ... Sexy Girl (as Sin Yin Ming)
Noriko Aoyama Noriko Aoyama ... Miho Sasaki - Chairman Ma's Wife (as Aoyama Noriko)
Lik-Sun Fong ... Handson (as Alex Fong)
Jamie Wong Jamie Wong ... Police
Leo Lai Leo Lai ... Police
Suet Lam ... Fat Wing (as Lam Suet)
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Storyline

An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer (Celina Jade). As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a body that belonged to a drug lord and syndicate crime leader are found, chaos ensues and criminals ravage the once peaceful streets in a race against time to find the mysterious murderer that's loose and out for blood. Written by Elizabeth

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Every Move Kills


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Release Date:

4 December 2008 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Legendary Assassin See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

HKD4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,317,019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bo Tong Lam (Jing Wu) holds Indonesian passport as it shows when he tried to leave the island and showed his passport to the harbor officers, the front cover of his passport reads REPUBLIK INDONESIA (The Republic of Indonesia). This indicates either he is truly an Indonesian citizen or he is able to illegally obtain an Indonesian passport. See more »

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Solid action movie with some nice touches
19 February 2009 | by dvazpSee all my reviews

This is not an art-house movie nor the most amazing action movie you will ever see. But it is a good, solid, entertaining action movie.

The relationship between Jacky Wu and Celina Jade was nice, the café scene was both funny and with great action, the scenes at the police station were a mixture of tension and comedy, and the climax fight scene was ridiculous but who cares?

I'd never seen Jacky Wu before and I found his silent stoic character rather enjoyable. This appears to be Celina Jade's first film and she was excellent, as well as rather attractive. Secondary characters played there roles acceptably (although the blonde policeman seemed to be in the wrong film).

The point is that I was thoroughly entertained for the duration, and even my wife enjoyed it. Overall I think that's pretty good.


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