The Killer Movie Review 1990

Information and Film Reviews for The Killer the Movie

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Jeffrey Chow is a gangster gunman who wants out. He's hired by his best friend to perform one last killing, but it doesn't go as smoothly as he wanted. He's almost caught by "Eagle" Lee, a detective who vows to hunt him down using Jennie, a singer blinded by Chow in crossfire. Lots of action and gunfights, but also pretty corny and sentimental. Very similar to American action movies, but using Chinese and Asian cultural conventions. A good introduction to the Chinese gangster-flick genre. Available with subtitles or dubbed in English.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 110 minutes.
Originally from Hong Kong.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, China, Organized Crime, Blindness, Hit Men/Women, Director/Star Teams: Woo & Fat, Triads, One Last Job
John Woo
Chow Yun-Fat, Sally Yeh, Danny Lee, Kenneth Tsang, Chu Kong, Fui-On Shing
Wing-Hung Wong, Peter Pau
John Woo
Lowell Lo
Film Workshop, Golden Princess, Magnum, Tsui Hark

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