A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.
The story of humble London businessman Quan (Chan), whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love - his teenage daughter - is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat- and-mouse conflict with a Irish government official (Brosnan), whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers.Written by
Despite the change from the novel's original title of "The Chinaman", Quan (Jackie Chan) is still referred to as such six times in the movie. See more »
When Quan is being pursued in the woods one of McGrath's men is wounded when he steps on nails used like Punji sticks. Many hours later when Sean Hennessy is tracking Quan he touches the nails and blood is seen on his fingers. Blood would have coagulated long before then and would not have been wet to the touch. See more »
The title is shown as a series of Asian-language characters before it changes into its English title. See more »
The end credits of the film are different in the European version compered with the US and Chinese version. In the European version there is a British stunt team and a Chinese stunt team. In the US version there are a British stunt team; then there is The Jackie Chans stunt team and a small (additional) Chinese stunt team. See more »